Dias, Marley

Marley Dias gets it done : and so can you! / by Marley Dias, with Siobhan McGowan ; introduction by Ava DuVernay. - 187 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm

Prologue: do something -- Herstory: who I am, how this all began -- Meet my family: welcome to my village -- Girls like me: smart, funny, interesting, adventurous -- My Africa: the global village -- Oh so social: I could google myself, but -- Be the change you want to see: get woke! -- The activist toolbox: 21 stay-strong strategies -- How to read: why it's more than words -- Finding the goods: bye, bye, hide-and-seek -- Book talking: seeing is believing -- Getting it done: today, tomorrow, always.

In this accessible "keep-it-real" guide, Marley explores activism, social justice, volunteerism, equity and inclusion, and using social media for good. Drawing from her experience, Marley shows kids how they can galvanize their strengths to make positive changes in their communities, while getting support from parents, teachers, and friends to turn dreams into reality.

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Dias, Marley--Juvenile literature.

African American girls--Social conditions--Juvenile literature.
Social action--United States--Juvenile literature.
Equality--United States--Juvenile literature.
Literacy programs--United States--Juvenile literature.

E185.97.D53 / A3 2018