Listening to one another is a key part of democracy. By listening, we can learn how to build a better, fairer community. True listening is more than just hearing what someone has to say. It's thinking deeply about what their words mean. It's appreciating a new perspective. It's showing respect through patience and empathy. In this book, little citizens will learn about the importance of listening. They'll read helpful examples of how to put this valuable principle in action in everyday life.