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Civic Engagement Kit

Civic Engagement Kit

Connecticut's Kid Governor Civics Kit: Civic Engagement

Kit contains a variety of titles on the topic of Civic Engagement from Connecticut's Kids Governor Library. Included is a discussion guide with questions specific to four of the titles (starred titles 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
15 books

  • Alex and the Amazing Lemonade Stand by Liz and Jay Scott
  • Butterflies Belong Here by Deborah Hopkinson
  • Carl the Complainer by Michelle Knudsen
  • ¡Di Algo! By Peter H. Reynolds
  • *I am Every Good Thing by Derrick Barnes and Gordon C. James
  • Inspiring Others by Stacy C. Bauer
  • *Just Help! By Sonia Sotomayor
  • Kamala and Maya’s Big Idea by Meena Harris
  • *Making a Difference by Stacy C. Bauer
  • Mother Jones and Her Army of Mill Children by Jonah Winter and Nancy Carpenter
  • *Say Something! by Peter H. Reynolds (2 copies)
  • Separate is Never Equal by Duncan Tonatiuh
  • ¡Solo Ayuda! By Sonia Sotomayor
  • We are the Change by Selino Alko

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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