How Do They Help?

Cover: 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.


BISAC Subjects

  • Compact view
  • Extended view

Individual Titles (14)

Cover: Doctors Without Borders
Cover: Greenpeace Fund
Cover: Humane Society
Cover: Oxfam International
Cover: Rotary Clubs
Cover: The Nature Conservancy
Cover: The Red Cross
Cover: The Salvation Army
Cover: The United Nations
Cover: The World Health Organization
Cover: United Way
Cover: World Wildlife Fund
Cover: YMCA


School Library Journal - How Do They Help?

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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