ERIC Number: ED418898
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
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Girls and Young Women Leading the Way: 20 True Stories about Leadership.
Karnes, Frances A.; Bean, Suzanne M.; Wallner, Rosemary, Ed.
This book offers 20 contemporary biographies of young women across the United States who are making a difference in their schools and communities through community service. Examples of community action include feeding the hungry, recycling, saving the bluebirds, and promoting literacy. The girls and young women emerge as leaders in an area of need. The text also includes discussion questions, suggestions for leadership projects, resources, tips on starting and keeping a Leadership Notebook, and a special "Leadership Handbook" section with tips for young leaders, quotations for today's female leaders, and a Leadership Bibliography geared to readers by academic grade level from kindergarten to grade nine, and beyond to include young adults and up. (EH)
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Case Studies, Community Action, Community Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Females, Leadership, School Community Relationship, Service Learning, Social Studies, Student Volunteers, Volunteers, Womens Studies
Free Spirit Publishing, Inc., 400 First Avenue North, Suite 616, Minneapolis, MN 55401; telephone: (612) 338-2068.
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Learner
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Identifiers: Character Education