High School - Declare Yourself: Speak, Connect, Act, Vote: More Than 50 Celebrated Americans Tell You Why
A collection of essays by celebrities-including actors, authors, and athletes-encourages young adults to think about what democracy means, to register to vote, and to speak up about the issues that matter the most to them.
323 DEC @ the Library.
Middle School - Every Human Has Rights: A Photographic Declaration for Kids by Mary Robinson
Based on the thirty rights listed in the "United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights," explores the basic freedoms of human beings, especially children, with examples of how these rights have been implemented around the world.
341.4 EVE @ the school library.
Elementary - Child of the Civil Rights Movement by Paula Young Shelton & illustrated by Raul Colón
A daughter of civil rights activist Andrew Young describes her experiences of growing up in the Deep South at the height of the movement, sharing her witness to the efforts of her father, family friend Martin Luther King, Jr. and thousands of others who participated in the historic march from Selma to Montgomery.
323.1196 SHE @ the school library.