Kids Making a Difference for Animals (ASPCA Kids Series)

Kids Making a Difference for Animals (ASPCA Kids Series)

by Nancy Furstinger, Sheryl L. Pipe

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Kids just like you are making a difference in the lives of animals every day. They're rescuing homeless pets, raising money for shelters and charities, making jewelry and holding bake sales to support animal-friendly causes, volunteering their time to educate others, and so much more. You'll be inspired by their courageous and compassionate stories, and you'll learn what you can do to help make the world a better place for our furry and feathered friends.

Loaded with lots of color photos and friendly information you can trust, the ASPCA Kids books were written by animal lovers for animals lovers—just like you.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780470410868
Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
Publication date: 03/30/2009
Series: ASPCA Kids Series , #4
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 108
Product dimensions: 8.20(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

About the Author

Nancy Furstinger has been speaking up for animals since she learned to talk—and she hasn’t shut up yet. Nancy volunteers for an assortment of humane societies and rescue groups, and she has been a vegetarian since the age of 16. She’s fl unked “Fostering 101” many times with her trio of rescued pooches and seven house rabbits. Nancy has been a feature writer for a daily newspaper, a managing editor of trade and consumer magazines, and an editor at two children’s book publishers. She is also the author of more than 100 books, including many on her favorite topic: animals! Nancy was born on April 10—ASPCA day.

Sheryl L. Pipe, PhD, is the senior director of humane education at the ASPCA. In this position she writes articles and the curriculum for courses, presents workshops at local and national conferences, initiates projects, and oversees the work of a department of seven talented staff members. Sheryl has had companion animals her entire life. She lives in New Jersey with her husband, David, a son, Joshua, a dog named Bailey, and cats from A to Z: Alex, Maxine, Moshe, Samantha, and Zachary.

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Compassionate Kids.

Read about young people who inspired their schools, started businesses, raised money, and found homes for animals in need.

Chapter 2: Shelter Helpers.

At animal shelters across America, kids are helping out by working with the animals, raising money, making the shelters more comfortable, and educating others.

Chapter 3: Animal Advocates.

Sometimes, kids can make really big things happen. From getting lifesaving vests for police dogs to changing local laws to speaking up for animals in public, kids have been busy working for animals.

Chapter 4: All Creatures Great and Small.

Animals in wild habitats, zoos, and circuses need help, too. These kids found creative ways to help all kinds of wild and endangered species.


About the Authors.

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Kids Making a Difference for Animals 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Excellent and thought provoking for young animal advocates!
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