Change Makers

26Sep 16
Graphic Novelist Gene Luen Yang Wins “Genius” Grant

Graphic novelist Gene Luen Yang wins “Genius” grant

Each year, the MacArthur Foundation chooses a list of fellows. The fellows are artists, scientists, and other creative people who are making a difference. Each fellow wins a $625,000 grant, so this award is often called the “Genius” grant. Gene Luen Yang is one of this year’s 23 MacArthur fellows. Yang is a graphic novelist…

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17Aug 17

Q&A: Malala’s Girl Power Tour

In 2012, Malala Yousafzai was shot by a Taliban gunman just because she was a girl going to school in Pakistan. Since then, Yousafzai, now 20, has become a global…

08Feb 17

Newberry Award and Caldecott Medal winners

Each year, the Newberry Award is given to one children’s book in the United States. It is the nation’s highest award for children’s literature. This year’s winner is The Girl Who…

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Change Makers highlights the work of the world’s most inspiring individuals. Meet 12 of the most influential authors, business leaders, children, entertainers, political leaders, and scientists. Each book features 12 living and historical change makers and how their accomplishments helped them change the world. Full-color spreads are packed with all the information you need to become an expert on the world’s biggest change makers.