Provides an introduction to the problems of violence and abuse and introduces kids around the world who had the courage to speak out about this important issue.
Some people live with violence and abuse every day. What can we do to help? We can speak out! In Kids Speak Out About Violence, you'll learn about some incredible kids who had the courage to speak out about this issue, and what you can do to join them!
The inspiring Kids Speak Out series highlights youth advocates for causes around the world. Young readers will learn about children who had the courage to speak up about an important issue and make a positive difference. Each title features a list of 10 ways for the reader to get involved and help change the world. Also includes a glossary, after-reading questions, and an extension activity.
Gr 1-4–This series aims to empower children to find solutions to societal problems. Each page features a short expository paragraph. The text closely examines the true stories of current, young activists. Each book begins with “Before and During Reading Activities” and vocabulary terms. This allows readers to associate the information with previous knowledge. The text concludes with tips on how readers can get involved, a glossary, an index, a “Text-Dependent Questions” section, and extension activities. The colorful photographs include children and teens who are BIPOC. VERDICT A fantastic series for teaching social issues, and a wonderful source of inspiration for future activists.