Marley Dias gets it done : and so can you! /

by Dias, Marley (Marley Emerson) [author.]; McGowan, Siobhán [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Scholastic Press, [2018]Description: 187 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9781338136890; 1338136895.Subject(s): Dias, Marley (Marley Emerson) -- 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
Contents:
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.
Summary: 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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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Marley Dias, the powerhouse girl-wonder who started the #1000blackgirlbooks campaign, speaks to kids about her passion for making our world a better place, and how to make their dreams come true!Marley Dias, the powerhouse girl-wonder who started the #1000blackgirlbooks campaign, speaks to kids about her passion for making our world a better place, and how to make their dreams come true!In this accessible guide with an introduction by Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Ava DuVernay, Marley Dias 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. Focusing on the importance of literacy and diversity, Marley offers suggestions on book selection, and delivers hands-on strategies for becoming a lifelong reader.

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.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Introduction (p. 10)
  • Prologue: Do Something (p. 11)
  • 1 Herstory: Who I Am, How This All Began (p. 16)
  • 2 Meet My Family: Welcome to My Village (p. 32)
  • 3 Girls Like Me: Smart, Funny, Interesting, Adventurous (p. 52)
  • 4 My Africa: The Global Village (p. 66)
  • 5 Oh So Social: I Could Google Myself, But... (p. 78)
  • 6 Be the Change You Want to See in the World: Get Woke! (p. 96)
  • 7 The Activist's Toolbox: 21 Stay-Strong Strategies (p. 126)
  • 8 How to Read: Why It's More Than Words (p. 144)
  • 9 Finding the Goods: Bye-Bye, Hide-and-seek (p. 160)
  • 10 Book Talking: Seeing Is Believing (p. 170)
  • 11 Getting It Done: Today, Tomorrow, Always (p. 178)
  • Acknowledgments (p. 189)
  • 1000 Is My Lucky Number: Black Girl Books Resource Guide (p. 194)

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