Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Declare Yourself: Speak. Connect. Act. Vote. More than 50 Celebrated Americans Tell You Why

Declare Yourself: Speak. Connect. Act. Vote. More than 50 Celebrated Americans Tell You Why by Declare Yourself, Norman Lear (Foreword by), America Ferrera (Introduction)
Celebrated Americans, from Adrian Grenier to Amber Tamblyn to Hayden Panettiere to Alice Walker, share their compelling perspectives on voting and civic involvement in this one-of-a-kind book. Guest edited by actress America Ferrera, this collection of more than fifty essays and unique pieces explores topics ranging from "The First Time I Voted" to "Why the Personal is Political," all straight from the pens of public figures you know and admire. Read it, and then join them! Declare yourself.

2 comments:

Claire Rosser said...

...inspiring. It should at least get YAs to go on the Internet to find out more about specific candidates and issues—many websites are included. It should inspire young people to connect with organizations that are in line with their own talents and interests. And, it will tell young people everything they need to know about how to register to vote.

Brenna Shanks said...

...thoughts and stories about voting. Some are more moving than others. Some are funnier, and several are more poignant or pointed...all are delivered with sincerity....the viewpoints are diverse and thoughtfully presented.