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From the Series Being an Active Citizen

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Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 2
Category Beginning Readers, C3
Subject Social Studies
Copyright 2019
Publisher Jump!
Imprint Pogo Social Studies
Number of Pages 24
Publication Date 2018-08-01
BISACS JNF043000, JNF052000, JNF053000
Dewey 302
Dimensions 7.5 x 9
Guided Reading Level J
Features Glossary of key words, Index, and Table of contents


Booklist (Angela Leeper)

Benjamin Franklin instilled the idea of volunteering in the U.S. with the first volunteer fire department. Today, volunteering remains a way for citizens to take part in democracy. This title in the Being an Active Citizen series (5 titles) explains how volunteers give time, skills, and sometimes money and items to people who need help. With an emphasis on community involvement, it also tells how volunteers identify problems, ask questions, create solutions, and work together to improve lives. The final chapter asks readers to consider ways they can volunteer, offering suggestions in animal shelters, parks, food pantries, schools, hospitals, and senior centers. Large photos of adults and children volunteering in various settings reinforce these concepts. Young people will find inspiration; adults will welcome the service activities away from social media. — Angela Leeper