Detailed Book Description
The right to grow and thrive in a safe environment.
The right to a name and an identity. The right to the free expression of ideas.
The right to an education. These are just a few of the basic human rights guaranteed to children all over the world.
Global citizens work for and defend these rights not just for themselves, but for everyone on the planet. What can kids do to protect and promote rights equality, within and beyond their own communities? In Global Citizenship: Engage in the Politics of a Changing World, readers ages 12 to 15 discover the resources and information they need to become informed and act to support human rights issues of global concern.
Global Citizenship includes investigative activities and research projects that encourage critical and creative thinking skills, along with graphic novel–style illustrations, amazing photography from around the world, and links to online resources.
Try these hands-on investigative projects!
- Interview your community
- Research truth and reconciliation commissions
- Analyze the Paris Climate Agreement
- Explore World Heritage sites
TABLE OF CONTENTS
What Makes a Citizen?
Protect All People’s Rights
Listen and Speak, Assemble and Act
Create Systems for Fair Exchange
Build a Sustainable Future for All
Celebrate Unique Traditions and Practices
Be a Global Citizen