Follow the Money: Implicit Messages in Children’s Texts on Activism

  • Laurel Felt
Keywords: activism


Review of:

Milway, Katie Smith. Mimi’s Village and How Basic Health Care Transformed It. Illus. Eugenie Fernandes. Toronto: Kids, 2012.

Newhouse, Maxwell. The Weber Street Wonder Work Crew. Toronto: Tundra, 2010.

Wilson, Janet. Our Earth: How Kids Are Saving the Planet. Toronto: Second Story, 2010.


DOI: 10.1353/jeu.2013.0017

Author Biography

Laurel Felt

Laurel J. Felt is a Ph.D. candidate at the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, specializing in twenty-first-century learning. She is an Instructional Design Specialist with the USC Joint Educational Project, one of the largest service-learning organizations in the country. From 2010 to 2012, Laurel was the lead Research Assistant for USC Project New Media Literacies. She has co-authored journal articles and book chapters and, with various partners in Los Angeles, Dakar, and Mumbai, co-created curricula that both enrich young people’s social and emotional competence and leverage media. Learn more at <>.

How to Cite
Felt, L. (2013). Follow the Money: Implicit Messages in Children’s Texts on Activism. Jeunesse: Young People, Texts, Cultures, 5(2). Retrieved from
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