Publication Date: April 6, 2021
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Ages 8 to 12, Grades 3 to 7
The inspiring true story of a Greta Thunberg, a young eco-activist whose persistence sparked a global movement.
You are never too young to make a difference.
Ever since she learned about climate change, Greta Thunberg couldn’t understand why politicians weren’t treating it as an emergency. In August 2018, temperatures in Sweden reached record highs, fires raged across the country, and fifteen-year-old Greta decided to stop waiting for political leaders to take action. Instead of going to school on Friday, she made a sign and went on strike in front of Stockholm’s parliament building.
Greta’s solo protest grew into the global Fridays for Future—or School Strike 4 Climate—movement, which millions have now joined. She has spoken at multiple international climate summits, was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize, and was chosen as Time’s 2019 Person of the Year. This timely, unofficial biography is her story, but also that of many others around the world willing to fight against the indifference of the powerful for a better future.
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