Resist: 35 Profiles of Ordinary People Who Rose Up Against Tyranny and Injustice

A perfect tool for young readers as they grow into the leaders of tomorrow, Veronica Chambers's inspiring collection of profiles--along with Senator Cory Booker's stirring foreword--will inspire readers of all ages to stand up for what's right.
You may only be one person, but you have the power to change the world.
Before they were activists, they were just like you and me. From Frederick Douglass to Malala Yousafzai, Joan of Arc to John Lewis, Susan B. Anthony to Janet Mock--these remarkable figures show us what it means to take a stand and say no to injustice, even when it would be far easier to stay quiet.
Resist profiles men and women who resisted tyranny, fought the odds, and stood up to bullies that threatened to harm their communities. Along with their portraits and most memorable quotes, their stories will inspire you to speak out and rise up--every single day.
Target age group 10-13

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    • Weight
      0.8 lbs
    • ISBN-13
      9780062796257
    • ISBN-10
      0062796259
    • Item #
      59550
  • Category
    Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Age Group
    13 to 14 yrs
  • Grade Level
    6-8
  • Language
    English
  • Binding
    Hardcover
  • Theme 1
    Biography & Autobiography
  • Theme 2
    History
  • Detailed (BISAC) Subject/Theme
    Social Activists
  • Awards
  • Author
    Chambers, Veronica
  • Dewey
    b
  • Publisher
    HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publication Date
    9/25/2018
  • Pages
    224
  • Dimensions
    0.9 H × 8.2 L × 5.9 W
  • Case Qty
    28

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