A perfect tool for young readers as they grow into the leaders of tomorrow, Veronica Chamberss inspiring collection of profilesalong with Senator Cory Bookers stirring forewordwill inspire readers of all ages to stand up for whats 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 Mockthese 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 upevery single day....
|Title||:||Resist: 35 Profiles of Ordinary People Who Rose Up Against Tyranny and Injustice|
|Number of Pages||:||224 pages|
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Resist: 35 Profiles of Ordinary People Who Rose Up Against Tyranny and Injustice Reviews
Resist by Veronica Chambers offers 35 short summaries of ways that ordinary people stood up to injustice. Chambers organizes her book chronologically and usually spends 2-4 pages per resister.
Although reading short biographical pieces on different people isn't in my reading wheelhouse, I really appreciated all of the parallels that Chambers was able to highlight in resistors from Samuel Adams to Sitting Bull to Ghandi to Chavez to Garza, Cullors, and Tometi. She highlighted the idea that anyone, ...more
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This brief, collected biography includes not only common, household names from history, but lesser-known people as well (a few I had not heard of before). While it's always nice to read about the usual important people, it is refreshing to read about other courageous people I probably never would have otherwise. Overall, a decent collection of biographies of tenacious people.
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