Young Readers Books to Help You Talk About Social Justice

By Rachel Wease | June 7 2017 | Community Reads

Looking for ways to introduce social justice into your classroom? We have a list of four books that will help you do just that! From nonfiction aimed at exposing problem areas in our communities to fiction where you can truly empathize with the characters and their plights, we have just the books for you.

It's Your World
Get Informed, Get Inspired & Get Going!

Get Informed! Get Inspired! Get Going! Make a difference in your world!

In a book that tackles the biggest challenges facing us today, Chelsea Clinton combines facts, charts, photographs, and stories to give readers a deep understanding of the world around them – and how anyone can make a difference. With stories about children and teens who have made real changes big and small – in their families, their communities, in our country, and across the world – this book will inspire readers of all ages to do their part to make our world a better place.

In addition to informing and inspiring readers about topics including Poverty, Homelessness, Food Insecurity, Access to Education, Gender Equality, Epidemics, Non-Communicable Diseases, Climate Change, and Endangered Species, this book encourages everyone to get going! With suggestions and ideas for action, Chelsea Clinton shows readers that the world belongs to every single one of us, and every one of us counts.

Age 10 and up
Grade 5 & Up