Cultural appropriation is a form of identity theft. It happens when someone adopts another culture's identifiable, tangible elements without honoring their cultural importance or significance. It includes everything from hairstyles to clothing to jewelry to musical style. Using historical context, current events, teen-friendly examples, and useful sidebars, this resource helps readers grasp the magnitude of the problem, including how they may be participating in appropriation without even knowing it. When teens better understand cultural appropriation, and become actively involved in helping reduce harm, they will be better able to connect meaningfully with other cultures.