How Do They Help?
Explore the many ways these international groups help around the world. Volunteers and workers are providing disaster relief, urgent medical care, and immunizations. Other groups help give children access to education or work to protect animals and the environment. Each book in the How Do They Help? series gives readers and up close look at the nonprofit community.
- Level: Grade 2 - Grade 5
- Graphics: Full-color photographs
- Reinforced book (9781634714907): 8.25 x 8.25, 24 pages, © 2017
- Paperback (9781634715348): 8.25 x 8.25, 24 pages, © 2017
- Hosted ebook (9781634715560): 8.25 x 8.25, 24 pages, © 2017
- Subject: Professional, Social Studies
- Series: Community Connections
- Subseries: How Do They Help?
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School Library Journal - How Do They Help?
Reviewed on 1 November 2016
With a broader scope than most (the United States and Canada are represented), this set discusses various social advocacy groups. Each organization’s history and their ongoing efforts to carry out their missions are discussed. Funding and educational efforts, as well as statistical information regarding their societal impacts, are described. A unique feature is the way this set encourages readers to come to their own conclusions—a useful tie-in to Common Core curricula in which information synthesis is vital. Each spread features text accompanied by a visual with sidebars promoting activities and questions to encourage critical thought. The photos mostly feature children and are a mix of stock and organization-provided images. VERDICT A useful tool with Common Core applications that introduces humanitarian aid organizations.
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