Barbara A. Lewis is a former public school teacher and sought-after speaker. She has received many awards for excellence in writing, teaching, and leading youth in service projects and social action. She and her students were honored for community contributions by President Clinton and have been featured nationally in many magazines and newspapers, in The Congressional Record, and on television. Barbara’s books also include What Do You Stand For? (For Kids and For Teens), Kids with Courage, The Teen Guide to Global Action, and The Kid’s Guide to Service Projects. She lives in Park City, Utah.
“This book is the most thorough handbook for citizen action we’ve seen in a long time.” —National Audubon Society
“The liveliest practical civics book for young students in print.”
“A tremendously useful, well-organized, and inspiring book.”
—Children’s Television Workshop
Reading Magic Award —Parenting Magazine
"Best of the Best for Children" —American Library Association