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Urgent Message from a Hot Planet

Navigating the Climate Crisis

by Ann Eriksson, illustrated by Belle Wuthrich
edition: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: environmental conservation & protection, environmental science & ecosystems, social activism & volunteering

The climate crisis is the issue of our time.

Scientists have warned for over 100 years that burning fossil fuels and destroying nature will warm the earth's atmosphere and affect the climate in adverse ways: more severe and intense storms, prolonged heat waves, drought, flooding, wildfires, rising sea levels and ocean acidification.

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Can Your Outfit Change the World?

by Erinne Paisley
edition: eBook
also available: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: recycling & green living, fashion, social activism & volunteering

What you choose to wear becomes part of your identity, but it doesn't affect just you.

Your clothing sends a message to the world, whether you want it to or not! And often we don't know what that message really is. Can Your Outfit Change the World? looks at how and where clothes are made, how the people who make the clothes are treated and how the …

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Can Your Smartphone Change the World?

by Erinne Paisley
edition: eBook
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 8 to 12
tagged: internet, civil & human rights, social activism & volunteering, electricity & electronics

A twenty-first-century guide for anyone who has access to a smartphone.

This how-to manual looks at specific ways you can create social change through the tap of a screen. Filled with examples of successful hashtag campaigns, viral videos and new socially conscious apps, the book provides practical advice for using your smartphone as a tool for soci …

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