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The Kid's Guide to Service Projects: Over 500 Service Ideas for Young People Who Want to Make a Difference
Free Spirit Publishing / 1995 / Paperback
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Pick a topic that interests you-animals, community development, crime fighting, the environment, friendship, hunger, literacy, politics and government, safety, senior citizens or somtehing else. Then flip through this book to find ideas for service projects, from simple, to large-scale that involve whole communities. Start making a difference today!
This new edition of Free Spirits best-selling youth service guide includes a refreshed "Ten Steps to Successful Service Projects" plus hundreds of up-to-date ideas for projectsfrom simple to large-scale. At a time when U.S. President Barack Obama has called for increased participation in community service, this revitalized book is sure to find a whole new audience of eager young change-makers.
Barbara A. Lewis is a national awardwinning author and educator who teaches kids how to think and solve real problems. Her students at Jackson Elementary School in Salt Lake City, Utah, initiated the cleanup of hazardous waste, improved sidewalks, planted thousands of trees, and fought crime. They instigated and pushed through several state laws and an amendment to a national law, garnering 10 national awards, including two President's Environmental Youth Awards, the Arbor Day Award, the Renew America Award, and Pledge and a Promise Environmental Award. They have also been recognized in the Congressional Record three times.
Barbara has been featured in/on many national newspapers, magazines, and news programs, including Newsweek, The Wall Street Journal, Family Circle, CBS This Morning, CBS World News, and CNN. She has also written many articles and short stories for national magazines. Her books for Free Spirit PublishingWhat Do You Stand For? A Kid's Guide to Building Character, The Kid's Guide to Social Action, Kids with Courage, and The Kid's Guide to Service Projectshave won Parenting's Reading Magic Award and been named "Best of the Best for Children" by the American Library Association, among other honors.
Barbara A. Lewis is a former public school teacher and sought-after speaker. She has received many awards for excellence in writing, teaching, and leading youth in service projects and social action. She and her students were honored for community contributions by President Clinton and have been featured nationally in many magazines and newspapers, in The Congressional Record, and on television. Barbaras books also include What Do You Stand For? (For Kids and For Teens), Kids with Courage, The Kids Guide to Social Action, and The Teen Guide to Global Action. She lives in Park City, Utah.
A gold mine for kids who want to make a difference." NEA Today
Books for the Teen Age, New York Public Library
Endorsed by Youth Service America
"It was a delight to read a book that exemplified its message both in the content and in the book publishing practices."The Green Mama
"An outstanding choice." School Library Journal
"Indispensable for students and their teachers. The quality and breadth of service ideas are remarkable." The Childrens Book Council
"A good, not-too-preachy idea book for kids with a social conscience."USA Today
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