Summer Spectacular: How To Become An Accidental Activist

23jul10:00 am11:00 amSummer Spectacular: How To Become An Accidental ActivistWith Elizabeth MacLeod and Frieda Wishinsky. Ages 10-14+

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Hear the stories of amazing activists who changed the world.

Learn about kids and adults from around the world who’ve tackled climate change, social justice, animal rights and anti-war protests. Find out what these activists have in common and what makes them successful.

Discover how you too can become an activist in your school or community!

CC – This event will be close captioned by CHS Services.

Speakers

Elizabeth MacLeod

Elizabeth MacLeod is the author of many Canadian nonfiction titles including the Canada Close Up series titles Canadian Government, Canada’s Trees and Canadian Money in addition to the award-winning Scholastic Canada Biography series and Canada Year-By-Year. She lives in Toronto, Ontario.

Frieda Wishinsky

Frieda Wishinsky is the international award-winning author of over seventy books. She writes picture books, chapter books, novels and nonfiction. Her books have been translated into many languages. Frieda lives in Toronto, Ontario.

Books

How To Become An Accidental Activist

Just Get Started! Be Unstoppable! Dream Big! How to Become an Accidental Activist profiles almost 100 activists from around the world, including change-makers like Greta Thunberg, Pete Seeger and Lilly Singh. This book shows us how ordinary people have persevered throughout history to do extraordinary things to help themselves and others.
These activists come from many different backgrounds and a drives to take action. They work for human rights, to help the environment, to preserve historic buildings and more. This book will inspire young readers by giving them tips on getting started, continuing when the going gets tough and encouraging others to get involved. They will learn how to use determination, channel their passions and dream big to change the world.

PublisherOrca Books

Time

(Friday) 10:00 am - 11:00 am