Kids Who Are Changing the World

Illustrated by Alyssa Petersen

About The Book

Meet the inventive kids who are coming up with ways to save the world in this fascinating, nonfiction Level 3 Ready-to-Read, part of a series of biographies about people “you should meet!”

Have you ever wondered what you could do to change the world? Find out how kids are helping the environment, inventing incredible medical devices, aiding the homeless, designing apps so other kids won’t ever have to eat alone in the cafeteria, and more! Learn all about what they’ve come up with and how their ideas are changing lives in this story of four amazing kids everyone should meet!

A special section at the back of the book includes extras such as biographies of famous young inventors and contemporary activists plus interesting ideas for other ways that kids can change the world. With the You Should Meet series, learning about amazing people has never been so much fun!

About The Author

Sheila Sweeny Higginson is an award-winning author who has worked in children’s and educational publishing for twenty years. She has written more than 100 books for children. Sheila lives with her husband Felipe and their two children in Brooklyn, New York.

About The Illustrator

Alyssa Petersen was born and raised in Southern California, spending many happy days at the beach and Disneyland. She always knew that she wanted to be an artist, but it was in her teenage years that she discovered the world of Concept Art and Visual Development, and she knew that was exactly what she wanted to do. Alyssa attended Brigham Young University and received a BFA in Animation, and took a handful of illustration classes. Alyssa currently works as a concept artist for Disney Interactive, where she has worked on Disney Infinity 2.0 & 3.0. Although she and her husband move often, they currently reside in California. 

Product Details

  • Publisher: Simon Spotlight (February 12, 2019)
  • Length: 48 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781534432147
  • Grades: 1 - 3
  • Ages: 6 - 8
  • Lexile ® 870L
  • Fountas & Pinnell™ P

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