This next generation of U.S. citizens has the opportunity to shape the nation and the world. With knowledge of the foundations of citizenship and society, readers can make informed decisions and actively participate in their community and wider government. This book teaches readers about the civics concept of taking civic action through engaging text and colorful photographs. In this book, readers will learn how to take action by accepting the responsibilities of leadership. This nonfiction book is paired with the fiction book I Am a Leader<\\I> (ISBN:9781538363850). The instructional guide on the inside front and back covers provides: Vocabulary, Background knowledge, Text-dependent questions, Whole class activities, and Independent activities.