Synopses & Reviews
A Kids? Guide to Hunger & Homelessness: How to Take Action Kids learn about the causes and effects of hunger and homelessness, read about what other people have done and are doing to help, explore what their community needs, and develop a service project. Includes write-on pages, resources, and a letter to adults. The Free Spirit Service Learning for Kids Series Put service learning into students? hands with these exciting, inspiring workbooks. Each focuses on a specific topic kids care about. Each overflows with ideas, facts, true stories about real people helping others, resources, tips, and activities designed to motivate young people to take action in their own communities. The goal of each book is to help kids develop their skills, knowledge, and abilities while having a successful service-learning experience. Created for use with The Complete Guide to Service Learning, each may also be used independently in a classroom or youth-serving organization.
Kids explore what others in the world (including young people) have done and are doing to address the issues, find out what their community needs, and develop a service project. The workbook includes facts, quotations, real-life examples, write-on pages, resources, a note to adults—and a lot of inspiration to get out there and make a difference in the world. Includes exclusive interviews with author and activist Francis Moor Lappé, and Lindsey Lee Johnson, author of Soul Moon Soup, the story of a girl living on the streets with her mother.
About the Author
Cathryn Berger Kaye, M.A., is a former classroom teacher and an International Service Learning Consultant. She works with state departments of education, university faculty and students, school districts, and classroom teachers on a variety of education issues such as service learning, civic responsibility, student leadership, and respectful school communities.