One Home: Eighteen Stories of Hope from Young Activists

by Hiba Noor Khan (Author)

One Home: Eighteen Stories of Hope from Young Activists
Reading Level: 4th − 5th Grade
Join Hiba Noor Khan as she takes you on a glorious journey across the globe to meet eighteen inspiring young activists who are taking a stand against climate change, and find out how you can help protect our beautiful earth. Accompanied by gorgeous illustrations from Rachael Dean, this is a gift that any young environmentalist would treasure.

Every person has a right to live on our planet, a right to call somewhere on this earth their home. Across the globe climate change is threatening that right, but we can still save this wonderful planet that is our home. Meet the incredible eighteen young activists who are already taking action against climate change, as they see its effects already changing the environments in which they live – travel to a huge range of locations, explore different and often endangered habitats, experience new cultures and traditions and find out how you can join the fight.

This beautifully told global collection of real-life stories includes a toolkit for young nature-lovers, with simple, empowering activities that we can all do from home to help protect our environment.
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Hiba Noor Khan

Hiba Noor Khan is a young writer and activist, deeply engaged with issues in development, immigration and intercultural understanding. She completed a Postgraduate degree in Engineering/Physics from the University of Oxford in 2015 and is currently studying for her third university degree. Since then she has worked as a Refugee Advocacy Worker for The Children's Society, a Physics teacher and TV presenter. She also contributed to policy research carried out by the Government's Commission on Religion and Belief in Public Life. Hiba has worked on various sustainable development projects in rural Tanzania, and delivered aid to Syrian refugees in Turkey. Her books with Macmillan Children's Books include the picture book The Little War Cat and, for older readers, One Home.

Rachael Dean is a British children's book illustrator based on the coast near Liverpool. She creates vivid scenes and portrays lively and engaging characters throughout her work. She is inspired by nature, particularly when visiting the gorgeous national park and beach on her doorstep and when travelling to scenic places in other countries. Rachael paints traditionally with gouache, as well as draws digitally, and she enjoys working on middle grade fiction and picture books.

Lexile Measure
Guided Reading Level
MacMillan Children's Books
Publication date
June 18, 2024
BISAC categories
JNF007110 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Biography & Autobiography | Social Activists
JNF037020 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Science & Nature | Environmental Conservation & Protection
JNF071000 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Social Activism & Volunteering
JNF073000 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Volunteering
Library of Congress categories

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