A perfect tool for young readers as they grow into the leaders of tomorrow, Veronica ChambersA??s inspiring collection of profilesA??along with Senator Cory BookerA??s stirring forewordA??will inspire readers of all ages to stand up for whatA??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 MockA??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. Their stories will inspire you to speak out and rise upA??every single day.
Foreword copyright (c) 2018 by Cory Booker; Afterword copyright (c) 2018 by Samantha Fuentes
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"Narrator Almarie Guerra chronicles the lives of important historical figures with the same passion the advocates used to fight injustice and stand up for their beliefs. Offering listeners a diverse look at protesting through the ages, this account spans several centuries, beginning with Joan on Arc in 1429 and ending with the Women's March of 2017. An afterword by Samantha Fuentes, a survivor of the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Florida, brings listeners to the present, describing the power and importance of resilience. After each story, a lesson about the subject's unique experience is shared, inspiring listeners to find ways to champion causes in their own communities. M.D. © AudioFile 2019, Portland, Maine"
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