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Social studies - Gr. 3.2: Global citizenship

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General Outcome: Students will demonstrate an understanding and appreciation of Canada’s roles and responsibilities in global citizenship in relation to communities in India, Tunisia, Ukraine and Peru. (from Alberta Education)

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Booktopia has One Plastic Bag, Isatou Ceesay and the Recycling Women of Gambia by Miranda Paul. Buy a discounted Hardcover of One Plastic Bag online from Australia's leading online bookstore. Joelle, Day Book, Book Week, Inspiration For Kids, Library Inspiration, Library Ideas, Children's Literature, Read Aloud, Nonfiction Books

Plastic bags are cheap and easy to use. But what happens when a bag breaks or is no longer needed? In Njau, Gambia, people simply dropped the bags and went on their way, until the garbage affected gardens, livestock and the health of the villagers. Isatou decided something had to be done and started reusing the bags for craft projects, that also brought in money.

Environmental Book Club Heroes of the Environment: True Stories of People Who Are Helping to Protect Our Planet by Harriet Rohmer with illustrations by Julie McLaughlin is a terrific collection of minibios. Cub Scouts Wolf, Girl Scouts, Peace Education, Science Education, Scout Activities, Day Book, Inspiration For Kids, Inspirational Books, Science For Kids

This inspiring book presents the true stories of 12 people, most of them teenagers or younger adults, from across North America who have done great things for the environment. Gr. 5 and up.

From the author of "The Librarian of Basra" comes a picture book based on the true story of Wangari Maathai, an environmental and political activist in Kenya and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize in 2004 who sets out to replenish her country's forests. African Culture, African Art, Women In History, Black History, Biographies, Book Lists, Kenya, Tanzania, True Stories

This true story of Wangari Maathai, environmentalist and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, is a shining example of how one woman's passion, vision, and determination inspired great change.

Booktopia has Give a Goat by Jan West Schrock. Buy a discounted Paperback of Give a Goat online from Australia's leading online bookstore. Buy A Goat, Billy Goats Gruff, Trade Books, School Librarian, Service Learning, Fiction And Nonfiction, Day Book, Book Themes, Great Stories

FICTION:After hearing a story about a girl in Uganda whose life is changed for the better by the gift of a goat, a class of fifth-graders pulls together to raise funds to make a similar donation to someone in need.

Picture Books BUY NOW Excerpt Teacher's Guide Poster 14 Cows for America Spanish Edition: 14 Vacas para América by Carmen Agra Deedy illustrated by Thomas Gonzalez in collaboration with Wilson Kimeli Naiyomah In June of a very unusual ceremony begins in Agra, September 11, Children's Literature, Read Aloud, Social Studies, Nonfiction, Informational Texts, Lesson Plans, Childrens Books

Maasai tribal members, after hearing the story of the September 11th attacks from a young Massai, who was in New York on that day, decide to present the American people with fourteen sacred cows as a healing gift.

- Kids Who are Changing the World photographs by Yann Arthus-Bertrand with text by Anne Jankéliowitch Autobiographies For Kids, Arthus Bertrand, Climate Change Effects, Help The Environment, Project Based Learning, Inspirational Books, Nonfiction Books, Change The World, Reading Online

Profiles forty-five children around the world who are taking steps to help the environment through fund-raising, public demonstrations, and creating activist art, and includes suggestions on how readers can get involved. Gr.3-6

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What does it mean to be a citizen? Accessible text and relatable examples introduce young readers to this core concept and highlight the rights and responsibilities all citizens share.

Inspirational words on human rights from great champions for freedom including the Dalai Lama and Aung San Suu Kyi – with beautiful pictures by illustrators from Oliver Jeffers to Chris Riddell and Ros Asquith, in association with Amnesty International Oliver Jeffers, Trade Books, Amnesty International, International Fashion, Aboriginal Artists, Book Sites, Nelson Mandela, Inspirational Books, Children's Book Illustration

Worldwide champions of human rights, from Harriet Tubman and Anne Frank to Nelson Mandela and Aung San Suu Kyi, share their dreams of freedom in words illustrated by artists from across the globe.

 : A Handbook for Young Activists by Vanessa Martir, Julia Steers and Nancy Lublin Paperback) for sale online Global Citizenship, County Library, Book Reader, Social Issues, How To Raise Money, Getting Things Done, Change The World, Nonfiction, Audio Books

Describes projects for the young activist, such as fighting hunger, ending poverty, and saving the environment. Gr.4-8

Craig Kielburger was 12 years old when he first learned about child labor and decided to try to help, eventually co-founding Free the Children. Global Citizenship, Classroom Community, School Resources, Make New Friends, Social Justice, Social Studies, Childrens Books, The Book, Crafts For Kids

Craig Kielburger was 12 years old when he first learned about child labor and decided to try to help, eventually co-founding Free the Children.

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Motivating text and real-world examples introduce readers to the concept of community service. Readers will discover ways that people in communities can work together to solve problems and create positive change. Inspiring stories that show children participating in civic action will empower and encourage young readers to believe in their own abilities to make a difference.

Aa moving account of child labor today. Twenty former child carpet weavers in Nepal talk about their lives: the harsh poverty that drove their families to send them to work; the virtual slave labor in the factories, where girls and boys work up to 18 hours a day; and the hope they feel after being freed from their jobs and given the chance to go to school. The children's stories, poems, and oral accounts are edited and translated, and the voices behind them tend to sound the same.  Gr.5-10 Global Citizenship, 18 Hours, Factories, Social Studies, Nepal, The Twenties, The Voice, Families, Poems

Aa moving account of child labor today. Twenty former child carpet weavers in Nepal talk about their lives: the harsh poverty that drove their families to send them to work; the virtual slave labor in the factories, where girls and boys work up to 18 hours a day; and the hope they feel after being freed from their jobs and given the chance to go to school. The children's stories, poems, and oral accounts are edited and translated, and the voices behind them tend to sound the same. Gr.5-10

Me to We: The Guide for Socially Conscious Canadians Just received a copy from Craig himself!) It's really a great guide to living the philosophy.Just received a copy from Craig himself!) It's really a great guide to living the philosophy. Global Citizenship, Future Library, Social Enterprise, Social Change, How To Become, How To Make, Worlds Of Fun, Social Justice, Consciousness

aid out with dynamic illustrations and clear, everyday tips, Living Me to We provides easy steps for anyone who wants to lead a more socially conscious lifestyle or who's had even the slightest urge to start. Here are facts and best practices for how to recycle your cellphone, conserve water and energy, make ethical investments, seek out carbon-friendly vacations, and get involved in the community. Adult level