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Leadership Kit

Leadership Kit

Connecticut's Kid Governor Civics Kit: Leadership

Kit contains a variety of titles on the topic of Leadership from Connecticut's Kids Governor Library. Included is a discussion guide with questions specific to three of the titles (starred titles in list below) as well as general discussion questions for the topic. Books in this kit are appropriate for elementary school aged children and may be used in the classroom or loaned to your students or library patrons. 

If a kit you'd like is unavailable consider requesting a book bundle on the topic! Titles will vary. 

1 guide with questions
17 books:

  • 101 Awesome Women Who Changed Our World by Julia Adams
  • *All the Way to the Top: How One Girl’s Fight for Americans with Disabilities Changed Everything by Annette Bay Pimentel
  • American Trailblazers: 50 Remarkable People Who Shaped U.S. History by Lisa Trusiani
  • *Asian-Americans Who Inspire Us by Analiza Quiroz Wolf with Michael Franco
  • Courageous History Makers: 11 Women from Latin America Who Changed the World/ Valientes Creadoras De La Historia: 11 Mujeres de Latinoamérica Que Chambiaron El Mundo by Naibe Reynoso
  • Fearless Trailblazers: 11 Latinos Who Made U.S. History / Pioneros Audaces: 11 Latinos Que Historia En Estados Unidos by Naibe Reynoso
  • Goldie Takes a Stand! Gilda Meir’s First Crusade by Barbara Krasner
  • Great Leaders by Ruth Redford
  • The Highest Tribute: Thurgood Marshall’s Life, Leadership, and Legacy by Kekla Magoon
  • Leaders and Thinkers in American History: 15 Influential People You Should Know by Megan DuVarney Forbes
  • The Little Girl Who Grew Up to Be Governor by Frances Smith Strickland, Ph.D.
  • Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History by Vashti Harrison
  • Little Legends: Exceptional Men in Black History by Vashti Harrison
  • No Voice Too Small: Fourteen Young Americans Making History edited by Lindsay H. Metcalf, Keila V. Dawson & Jeanette Bradley
  • Rebel Girls Lead: 25 Tales of Powerful Women by Francesca Cavallo
  • *She Was the First! The Trailblazing Life of Shirley Chisholm by Katheryn Russell-Brown
  • Someday is Now: Clara Luper and the 1958 Oklahoma City Sit-Ins by Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich

The Connecticut's Kid Governor Civics Kits were created in partnership with the Connecticut Democracy Center. 

Kid Governor® is a national award-winning civics program created by The Connecticut Democracy Center at Connecticut’s Old State House with major partnership and funding support from CT Humanities. Learn more about Connecticut's Kid Governor program here

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