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Make a Better World

How-To Manuals:

Raising bookworms : getting kids reading for pleasure and empowerment / Emma Walton Hamilton

Teaching kids to change the world : lessons to inspire social responsibility for grades 6-12 / Jennifer Griffin-Wiesner, Chris Maser

The elements of mentoring / W. Brad Johnson and Charles R. Ridley

150 best jobs for a better world / the editors @ JIST and Laurence Shatkin

Investing for change : profit from responsible investment / Augustin Landier and Vinay B. Nair

The virtuous consumer : your essential shopping guide for a better, kinder, healthier world / Leslie Garrett ; foreword by Peter Greenberg

The better world shopping guide : every dollar makes a difference / Ellis Jones

Harvest for hope : a guide to mindful eating / Jane Goodall with Gary McAvoy and Gail Hudson

Grub : ideas for an urban organic kitchen / Anna Lappé and Bryant Terry

A home for the heart : creating intimacy and community with loved ones, neighbors, and friends / Charlotte Sophia Kasl 

The better world handbook : small changes that make a big difference / Ellis Jones, Ross Haenfler, Brett Johnson 

The life you can save : acting now to end world poverty / Peter Singer 

Urgent message from mother : gather the women, save the world / Jean Shinoda Bolen 

The civility solution : what to do when people are rude / P.M. Forni

Tikkun (magazine) 

Spiritual activism : a Jewish guide to leadership and repairing the world / Avraham Weiss ; foreword by Alan M. Dershowitz 

What matters most : living a more considered life / James Hollis

Rightsizing your life : simplifying your surroundings while keeping what matters most / Ciji Ware 

A perfect mess : the hidden benefits of disorder : how crammed closets, cluttered offices, and on-the-fly planning make the world a better place / Eric Abrahamson and David H. Freedman 

Freakonomics : a rogue economist explores the hidden side of everything / Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner 

Nudge : improving decisions about health, wealth, and happiness / Richard H. Thaler, Cass R. Sunstein 

People Already Making a Difference

Creating a world without poverty : social business and the future of capitalism / Muhammad Yunus with Karl Weber

The Freedom Writers diary : how a teacher and 150 teens used writing to change themselves and the world around them / the Freedom Writers with Erin Gruwell ; foreword by Zlata Filipovic

One can make a difference : how simple actions can change the world / Ingrid E. Newkirk with Jane Ratcliffe


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