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The Kid's Guide to Service Projects: Over 500 Service Ideas for Young People Who Want to Make a Difference (Self-Help for Kids Series)

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Publisher Comments:

This guide has something for everyone who wants to make a difference, from simple projects to large-scale commitments.

Kids can choose from a variety of popular topics including animals, safety, health, and the environment.

A special section gives step-by-step instructions for creating flyers, petitions, press releases, and more.

The Kid’s Guide to Service Projects features:

* The 10 steps to successful service projects

* 15 thematic chapters covering topics commonly selected for service projects: Animals, Community Development and Beautification, Crime Fighting, The Environment, Friendship, Health, Holidays, Homelessness, Hunger, Literacy, People with Special Needs, Politics and Government, Safety, Senior Citizens, Transportation   

* Numerous listings of service organization addresses and Web sites

* Important facts and statistics related to each topic

About the Author

Barbara A. Lewis is a national award—winning 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 Publishing—What 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 Projects—have won Parenting's Reading Magic Award and been named "Best of the Best for Children" by the American Library Association, among other honors.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780915793822
Subtitle:
Over 500 Service Ideas for Young People Who Want to Make a Difference
Other:
Lewis, Barbara A.
Author:
Lewis, Barbara A.
Publisher:
Free Spirit Publishing
Location:
Minneapolis, MN :
Subject:
Juvenile literature
Subject:
Social service
Subject:
Reference - General
Subject:
Social Science - General
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Sociology
Subject:
Volunteer workers in social service
Subject:
Student volunteers in social service
Subject:
Student service
Subject:
Student service -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Subject:
Social Studies - General
Subject:
Service learning
Subject:
General Juvenile Nonfiction
Subject:
service projects
Subject:
community service ideas
Subject:
Service learning projects
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Self-Help for Kids Series
Series Volume:
4313
Publication Date:
19950115
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 5
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
184
Dimensions:
9 x 6 in
Age Level:
10-14

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