How to Become an Accidental Activist

SKU: 9781459826113

Elizabeth MacLeod, Frieda Wishinsky
Grade Levels:
Four, Five, Six, Seven
Book Type:
Orca Book Publishers
Copyright Date:

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Passion, tenacity, inspiration. You have the tools to become an accidental activist.

Just Get Started! Be Unstoppable! Dream Big! How to Become an Accidental Activist profiles almost 100 activists from around the world, including change-makers such as Water Warrior Autumn Peltier, Chief Water Protector for the Anishinabek Nation, Greta Thunberg, Pete Seeger and Lilly Singh. This book shows us how ordinary people have persevered throughout history to do extraordinary things to help themselves and others.

These activists come from many different backgrounds and a drive to take action. They work for human rights, to help the environment, to preserve historic buildings and more. This book will inspire young readers by giving them tips on getting started, continuing when the going gets tough and encouraging others to get involved. They will learn how to use determination, channel their passions and dream big to change the world.

By (author): Elizabeth MacLeod By (author): Frieda Wishinsky Illustrated by: Jenn Playford.

CM: Canadian Review of Materials
“To be commended for the varied and diverse range of activists…It is important and meaningful. Highly Recommended.”
School Library Journal
“This volume will ­inspire readers to conduct further investigation into the movements that excite them, and they might be spurred to stand up and make their voices heard.”
Rocky Mountain Book Awards  | 2022 | Short-listed

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