Courageous Actions Around the World
by Garth Sundem
pub: Free Spirit Publishing, 2010
Thirty true stories of teens and kids as young as 6 years old who through heart, stubbornness, and courage achieved significant change. Very current [including a story from the tsunami and other events the kids may recognize from the news] This is a GREAT book to own and to recommend. Inspire your kids to believe that change and courage come in all sizes, all ages, all nationalities, all genders... and how might it be living in each of them?
True Stories about Young People Making a Difference
by Barbara A. Lewis
pub: Free Spirit Publishing 1992 [but still cool!]
This is an older book, but its stories are still moving. It includes 18 individual stories of courage broken down into the areas of crime, social action, heroism, and the environment.
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