Monday, October 17, 2016

Books of the Week, Oct 17

Saturday is Make a Difference Day! Get active in your community with these or other organizations/ideas.

Elementary - The Red Cross by Jill C. Wheeler
Provides information about the origins of the Red Cross, discusses how the volunteer organization spread to other countries, lists the fundamental principles of the Red Cross movement, and looks at its activities in America and Canada.
361.7 WHE @ the school library.

Middle School - If I Had a Hammer : Stories of Building Homes and Hope With Habitat for Humanity by David Rubel
The author describes his experiences working with Habitat for Humanity, a non-profit organization that builds housing with volunteer laborers.
363.5 RUB @ the school library.

High School - Teen Guide to Global Action : How to Connect With Others (Near & Far) to Create Social Change by Barbara A. Lewis
Includes real-life stories, hands-on activities, and up-to-date resources that inspire kids to make significant social changes in the world around them such as fighting hunger and poverty, promoting health and human rights, and saving the environment.
303.48 LEW @ the Library.

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