These books for youth to change the world, are ideal for tomorrow’s leaders. Of course it’s the next generation that will have to deal with the mess of climate change, so let’s give them a head start.
- You Can Change the World is a book to empower children to make changes in their communities. With colourful illustrations, ideas include mending clothes, avoiding plastic and composting.
- Your Planet Needs You! is a book to understanding and helping the issues – from plastic waste to pesticides, food production to chemicals, global warming to species extinction. These practical and positive tips can help young people to help with air pollution, environmental law, fast fashion and ethical living.
- Be a Changemaker is a super book that shows how to mount a successful campaign in your area or beyond, using the power of modern media, and help from your parents and teachers. Includes practical tips, case studies of youth who have made a difference and help on working with the media, hosting events and fundraising.
- Simple Acts To Change The World is a book with tips to make a difference, even small acts create an impact. From joining a volunteer organization to running for your local school committee, take matters into your own hands. Amy Neumann founded Free Tech for Nonprofits and volunteers for Charity Ideas.
- 101 Small Ways to Change the World is a fun illustrated book, to get children inspired to make a difference. From saving energy to random acts of kindness, this is a practical book to inspire children at home, school and the local community. Ideas include talking to a new child in class, eating less meat, donating clothes and food, saying ‘no’ to plastic, buying local and planting trees.
- How to Make a Better World is a fun colourful book, to empower children. Ideas include starting a neighbourhood lending library, helping animal welfare & social justice, creating plastic-free campaigns and stopping climate change. Be a friend, volunteer, start a community library and get your voice heard. Keilly Swift is managing editor of First News, the national newspaper for young people. It offers children age 7 to 14.