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Social issues (Children's / Teenage)

See below for a selection of the latest books from Social issues (Children's / Teenage) category. Presented with a red border are the Social issues (Children's / Teenage) books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Social issues (Children's / Teenage) books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

I'm a Global Citizen: A Peaceful World

I'm a Global Citizen: A Peaceful World

Author: Alice Harman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/03/2020

This book explores how everyone can be good global citizens through case studies and practical suggestions. How can you be a good global citizen? By understanding the world we live in and how we can effect change. This book explores the issues of peace and conflict, including why peace is important and how we can keep the peace. It includes a profile of Leymah Gbowee and projects such as how to activate to draw a peace path and how to organise a day of peace. The I'm a Global Citizen series explores the concept of 'Global Citizenship': recognising that the world we live in is unfair and unequal, but promoting individual and collective action to challenge and change this. Each book has information, fun activities, challenges, case studies and ideas for group and individual action presented with fun illustrations. The books promote the idea that we have power as individuals: each of us can change things, and each of us has choices about how we behave. They encourage children aged 8+ to counter ignorance and intolerance.

How to Make a Better World For Brilliant Kids Who Want to Make a Difference

How to Make a Better World For Brilliant Kids Who Want to Make a Difference

Author: Keilly Swift Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/03/2020

If you are a kid with big dreams and a passion for what is right, you're a world-changer in the making. There's a lot that can be changed by just one person, if you know what to do. Start by making yourself into the awesome person you want to be by learning all about self-care and kindness. Using those skills, work your way up to creating activist campaigns to tackle climate change or social injustice. This fun and inspiring guide to making the world a better place and becoming a good citizen is packed with ideas and tips for kids who want to know how to make a difference. Through ideas as small as creating a neighbourhood lending library to as important as public speaking and how to talk about politics, How to Make a Better World is a practical guide to activism for awesome kids.

Question It!: Climate Change

Question It!: Climate Change

Author: Philip Steele Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/02/2020

The world's climate has always been changing, but climate change in the past has been mostly gradual, with some rapid events. Today's warming is relatively sudden and rapid, and linked to the way in which humans are treating the planet they live on. This matters because the future of life on Earth, no less, depends on our understanding of the problem and the actions we take. This book is one in the Question It! series for readers upwards of age 10, which explores globally important topics relating to the environment in a balanced and objective way, encouraging readers to adopt a questioning approach to the issues involved. Titles in the 6-book series are: Climate Change, Food, Natural Habitats, Oil, Population and Water.

Question It!: Population

Question It!: Population

Author: Philip Steele Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/02/2020

The world's population is growing, and with this growth comes an increased pressure on the resources, such as food, water, land for housing and energy sources, we need to live. The way in which humans are treating the planet they live on is having a significant effect on the global climate. This matters because the future of life on Earth, no less, depends on our understanding of the problem and the actions we take. This book is one in the Question It! series for readers upwards of age 10, which explores globally important topics relating to the environment in a balanced and objective way, encouraging readers to adopt a questioning approach to the issues involved. Titles in the 6-book series are: Climate Change, Food, Natural Habitats, Oil, Population and Water.

The Women's Rights Movement

The Women's Rights Movement

Author: Shane Mountjoy Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/12/2019

The women's rights movement grew out of the women's suffrage movement of the mid-1800s and also addressed other women's legal rights issues. The second wave of the movement, which promoted economic, political, and social equality, gained momentum in the 1960s and '70s, when such groups as the National Organization for Women fought for equal pay and laws banning employment discrimination. Clearly written, highly visual, and bolstered by sidebars, a chronology and timeline, and a thorough index, The Women's Rights Movement is an illuminating introduction to one of the most prominent reform movements of the last 40 years.

Living with the Internet and Online Dangers

Living with the Internet and Online Dangers

Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/12/2019

Although cyberspace is considered a modern way to communicate, in many ways it is also the Wild West. The Internet is filled with online dangers - from those who want to infect computers with destructive viruses to criminals who want to steal money, ruin reputations, or cause personal harm. Living with the Internet and Online Dangers highlights the risks and problems that come with modern Web technology, as well as what teens can do to protect themselves. Chapters explore online job hunting, email scams and Internet fraud, finding that special someone online, and wireless security. Written in straightforward language, this new resource is loaded with helpful sidebars, a glossary, index, and appendixes.

Bankruptcy Law

Bankruptcy Law

Author: Sandra Allen, Alan Marzilli Format: Hardback Release Date: 11/12/2019

More than 1 million U.S. households declared bankruptcy in 2004. Alarmed by rising defaults, the nation's lenders and political leaders alike set out to reform laws that clear away debt. To some, reforming these laws will put a lid on irresponsible consumer spending sprees. But some consumer advocates argue that banks and credit card issuers have only themselves to blame for marketing and supplying ill-advised loans. Is this political action timely consumer protection or an unwarranted corporate bailout? Bankruptcy Law covers these issues and more, examining each from different perspectives.

Forensic Science From Fibers to Fingerprints

Forensic Science From Fibers to Fingerprints

Author: Lisa Yount Format: Hardback Release Date: 11/12/2019

The lives of real forensic scientists - scientists who apply their skills to crimes or other legal matters - are not as glamorous as those of television heroes, nor are their results as sure. They may need weeks or months to identify criminals or victims instead of hours, or they may never do so at all. Forensic Science profiles key figures in this newsmaking field, both pioneers and today's top forensics experts. Eye-catching, in-text sidebars explore specific aspects of each scientist's work. Each chapter includes a chronology and suggestions for further reading; the book's general bibliography provides students with information on forensics-related organizations and Web resources.

The Civil Rights Movement

The Civil Rights Movement

Author: Tim McNeese Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/12/2019

Thanks largely to the landmark Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka case of 1954, which declared that separate educational facilities were inherently unequal and therefore unconstitutional, the civil rights movement began to gain momentum. This movement, which was led by such activists as Martin Luther King Jr., espoused nonviolent protest as a means to ending racial segregation and promoting equal rights for African Americans. This book spotlights the rise of the civil rights movement, offering students a close look at one of the most remarkable and influential movements in U.S. history. Commanding photographs and a wealth of special features enhance the exciting text, making this book an ideal reference to the civil rights movement.

Religious Education

Religious Education

Author: Sarah Slater, Margot Brown, Amnesty International Format: Spiral bound Release Date: 30/11/2019

The series Human Rights in the Curriculum is designed to help secondary teachers communicate an understanding of human rights and responsibilities at Key Stages 3 and 4 and above in the National Curriculum of England and Wales and in that of Northern Ireland; and at Standard Grade, Intermediate, Higher and Advanced Higher levels in Scotland. The series will also be of value to teacher educators and those working in human rights education and related areas.

Geography

Geography

Author: Sarah Slater, Margot Brown, Amnesty International Format: Spiral bound Release Date: 30/11/2019

The series Human Rights in the Curriculum is designed to help secondary teachers communicate an understanding of human rights and responsibilities at Key Stages 3 and 4 and above in the National Curriculum of England and Wales and in that of Northern Ireland; and at Standard Grade, Intermediate, Higher and Advanced Higher levels in Scotland. The series will also be of value to teacher educators and those working in human rights education and related areas.