You Can Change the World: The Kids’ Guide to a Better Planet
Age Range: 8 to 12
Lexile Measure: 1010 (What’s this?)
Publication Date: October 6, 2020
Kids around the world are working together to make our planet a better, safer, happier place—and now you can join in with this practical guide!
You Can Change the World empowers kids to make changes in their lives and communities with the powerful message that anyone can make a difference in the world. This colorfully illustrated book is packed with information, ideas, and activities for everyday sustainability—like mending clothes, composting, and avoiding single-use plastics. Interspersed throughout are features on children around the globe who are making a difference, such as Greta Thunberg or Solli Raphael, reminding kids that ordinary people can spark extraordinary change.
About the Author
Lucy Bell is a book editor and music teacher on a journey to live a more ethical, sustainable, and mindful life. After earning degrees in English, ancient history, and publishing, she now works for a social-purpose publishing house making big differences and helping fund nonprofits and charities to close the literacy gap. Lucy grew up on the Central Coast of Australia surrounded by four siblings, a cat, two dogs, two sheep, a lizard, lots of guinea pigs, and thirteen chickens. She now lives in Sydney and while watering her balcony garden, dreams of one day owning her own country farmhouse.
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