Category: Biography & Autobiography-Social Activists

Saving American Beach

Summary AASL Standards Framework for Learners: Inquire/Think I.A.1 Learners display curiosity and initiative by formulating questions about a personal interest or a curricular topic. What would compel you to give up everything and fight for justice? For opera singer MaVynee Betsch, it was saving… Continue Reading “Saving American Beach”

Little Libraries, Big Heroes Activity

Little Libraries, Big Heroes is a true story about a man with an idea. He created Little Free Libraries, handmade repositories for books. They can be found around the world!

Pies From Nowhere Lesson Activity

Summary “Every time I take a flight, I am always mindful of the many people who make a successful journey possible—the known pilots and the unknown ground crew.” Martin Luther King spoke these words as he accepted the Noble Peace Prize. He was referring… Continue Reading “Pies From Nowhere Lesson Activity”

Shaking Things Up: 14 Young Women Who Changed the World by Susan Hood

Summary From the author of the incredible book Ada’s Violin, Susan Hood invites us into the world of female innovators and activists. This book highlights, in poetic verse, the stories of fourteen young women that made a huge difference in the lives of women. Shaking… Continue Reading “Shaking Things Up: 14 Young Women Who Changed the World by Susan Hood”

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