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Author Lewis, Barbara A., 1943-
Title The kid's guide to social action : how to solve the social problems you choose--and turn creative thinking into positive action / Barbara A. Lewis ; edited by Pamela Espeland and Caryn Pernu.
Pub Info Minneapolis : Free Spirit Pub., ©1998.
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book jacket
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 Wellfleet-Children's Area  J 361.2 Lewis     AVAILABLE
Edition Rev., expanded, updated ed.
Descript xi, 211 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
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Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (page 200) and index.
Contents Ten tips for taking social action -- What's your problem? -- Evaluate and reflect -- Power telephoning -- Power letter writing -- Power internet research -- Power interviewing -- Power speeches -- Power surveys -- Power petitions -- Power proposals -- Power fundraising -- Power media coverage and advertising -- Power proclamations -- Power positions : gaining representation on boards and councils -- Power campaigning -- Power voter registration -- Power organizing : incorporating your organization or group -- Parading, picketing, and protesting : when all else fails -- Local laws -- State laws -- Lobbying : the art of persuasion -- Resolutions -- National laws -- The courts : interpreting the laws -- State legislature contacts : capitals, zip codes, and central switchboards -- The government of the United States -- U.S. government offices -- Contact groups for information, networking, and programs -- Awards and recognition for kids.
Summary Resource guide for children for learning political action skills that can help them make a difference in solving social problems at the community, state, and national levels.
Subject Social problems -- Handbooks, manuals, etc. -- Juvenile literature.
Social action -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc. -- Juvenile literature.
Political participation -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc. -- Juvenile literature.
Problem solving -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc. -- Juvenile literature.
Social action.
Political participation.
Politics, Practical.
Genre Handbooks and manuals.
Literature.
Add Author Espeland, Pamela, 1951-
Pernu, Caryn.
ISBN 1575420384
9781575420387
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