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
This collection of 35 biographical profiles introduces young readers to a diverse range of heroes who stood up against injustice. Sometimes, I found this book profoundly moving, but I cannot recommend it, because the author omitted and misrepresented facts in some of the chapters. Biographical sketches that span three to five pages can only contain so much information; however, if you undertake the project of educating children about history's heroes, you have a responsibility to include and fac ...more
This book includes powerful short biographies of some of the most inspiring people this Earth has known... from Joan of Arc, to Fredrick Douglas, to Lozan the Apache Warrior. Each of the bio's are paired with a quote, a moral, and a # if students want to connect with others that were inspired by the same person over the internet.
This book could be a great jumping off place for students to become inspired by, research, and learn more about these brave men and women. Following s ...more
I received a digital review copy through Edelweiss+ in exchange for an honest review.
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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Note: I accessed a digital review copy of this book through Edelweiss.