How do you measure poverty? What are the effects of poverty? What can we do to prevent poverty? Learn about poverty and its many faces around the world and to start thinking about what you can do about this global social problem.
This book relays the factual details of the Montgomery Bus Boycott through multiple accounts of the event. Readers learn details from the point of view of a civil rights activist, a church leader, and an opponent of the boycott. This book offers opportunities to compare and contrast various narrative perspectives in the text while gathering and analyzing information about an historical event.
Is immigration a basic human right? Does each country have the right to decide who can enter its borders? What is an illegal immigrant? Start learning about immigration and begin looking at the many different sides of this social issue.
How many people is too many? What happens when too many people are crowded into too little space? What can be done to control the world's population? Read this book to learn more about overpopulation and start thinking about what can and should be done to address this important issue.
What causes pollution? How does pollution affect the environment? Why should we care about pollution? Read this book to find out more about the social, environmental, and economic issues related to pollution and what you can do about it.
What is racism? Who is a racist? What are the causes of racism? Read this book to learn more about racism and what you can do to help foster tolerance, understanding, and acceptance in your community and the world.
What is terrorism? Why do people commit acts of terrorism? What can be done to stop terrorists? Find out more about why people commit acts of violence against innocent people and start forming your own opinions about what should be done to address this worldwide threat.