Ideas & Inspiration for Be the Change: A Grandfather Gandhi Story
From the Author's website:
In this breathtaking companion to the award-winning Grandfather Gandhi, Arun Gandhi, with Bethany Hegedus, tells a poignant, personal story of the damage of wastefulness, gorgeously illustrated by Evan Turk.
At Grandfather Gandhi’s service village, each day is filled, from sunrise to sunset, with work that is done for the good of all. The villagers vow to live simply and non-violently. Arun Gandhi tries very hard to follow these vows, but he struggles with one of the most important rules: not to waste.
How can throwing away a worn-down pencil hurt anyone? How can wastefulness lead to violence? With the help of his grandfather, Arun learns how every wasteful act, no matter how small, affects others. And in time he comes to understand the truth of his grandfather’s words: “Be the change you wish to see in the world.”
Title-specific resources for your Book to Art Club:
- Explore the Grandfather Gandhi Website
- Take the Pledge to Be The Change
- View the Educators Guide
- Be the Change: A Grandfather Gandhi Story Pinterest board
About the suggested projects:
Create collage art pieces to inspire positivity in the style of illustrator Evan Turk's work. Compose your own tree showing how actions lead to other actions.