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How Kids Are Taking Action
Nonfiction Ages 9-12
Pages: 32
Themes: Autumn Peltier, Ke'Shon Newman, Alex Myteberi, Celia Ho Yen-kei, Xiuhtezcatl, Itzcuauhtli Martinez, Melati and Isabel Wijsen, Jaelun Parkerson
Publisher: Second Story Press
Pub Date: 10/Sep/2019
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These young people from across the globe are raising awareness about what issues matter to them most. Jaelun Parkerson from Texas kneels with his football teammates during the National Anthem to protest racial injustice; Canadian Autumn Peltier spoke in front of the United Nations to raise awareness about water pollution; and Melati Wijsen from Bali started working at twelve-years-old to convince his government to ban plastic bags.

From oil pipelines to cyber bullying, from gun violence to animal protection, they don't let their youth stop them from being heard.

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“In Our Future, [the young activists'] passion, imagination, and positivity are reflected in a visually arresting design that combines photographs, colourful sidebars, and Wilson's own mixed-media encaustic illustrations.”

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