Taking Action to Improve Schools

From the Series Who's Changing the World?

  • Interest Level: Grade 4 - Grade 6
  • Reading Level: Grade 5

Do you ever think about the kids who don’t have school supplies? Do you wonder what you could do to make their school year better? The education activists in this book saw problems like this one, and they wanted to make a change. A seven-year-old in Canada made sure that kids in Ethiopia had pencils. A girl in Pakistan risked her life to make sure girls could go to school too. A second grader in Minnesota went to the governor to help end bullying in his state. Discover more about the education activists who are fighting to give kids a better education, and learn how you can change the world too!

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Interest Level Grade 4 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 5
Genre Social Studies
Category 5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Narrative Nonfiction
Copyright 2017
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Lerner Publications ™
Language English
Number of Pages 48
Publication Date 2016-08-01
Reading Counts! Level 8.3
Text Type Narrative Nonfiction
BISACS JNF007110, JNF050000
Dewey 371.2/07
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 7 x 9
Lexile 980
ATOS Reading Level 6.3
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 182595
Accelerated Reader® Points 1.0
Features Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, Index, Reviewed, Sidebars, Source notes, Table of contents, Teaching Guides, and eSource

Author: Sabina Lawson

Lerner eSource™ offers free digital teaching and learning resources, including Common Core State Standards (CCSS) teaching guides. These guides, created by classroom teachers, offer short lessons and writing exercises that give students specific instruction and practice using Common Core skills and strategies. Lerner eSource also provides additional resources including online activities, downloadable/printable graphic organizers, and additional educational materials that would also support Common Core instruction. Download, share, pin, print, and save as many of these free resources as you like!

Who's Changing the World?

Meet people who turned their frustration about injustice and inequality into motivation to take action and improve the world. These inspiring individuals noticed pollution damaging Earth, sick and injured people who needed help, and unfairness in schools, and they decided to make a… View available downloads →


School Library Journal

“A bright launching pad for tweens looking for social justice causes and accompanying role models. . . . [T]his series is a winner for collections in need of quality, inspirational materials on contemporary activists.”—School Library Journal