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We Rise, We Resist, We Raise Our Voices

Fifty of the foremost diverse children's authors and illustrators--including Jason Reynolds, Jacqueline Woodson, and Kwame Alexander--share answers to the question, "In this divisive world, what shall we tell our children?" in this beautiful, full-color keepsake collection, published in partnership with Just Us Books.What do we tell our children when the world seems bleak, and prejudice and racism run rampant? With 96 lavishly designed pages of original art and prose, fifty diverse creators lend voice to young activists.Featuring poems, letters, personal essays, art, and other works from such industry leaders as Jacqueline Woodson (Brown Girl Dreaming), Jason Reynolds (All American Boys), Kwame Alexander (The Crossover), Andrea Pippins (I Love My Hair), Sharon Draper (Out of My Mind), Rita Williams-Garcia (One Crazy Summer), Ellen Oh (cofounder of We Need Diverse Books), and artists Ekua Holmes, Rafael Lopez, James Ransome, Javaka Steptoe, and more, this anthology empowers the nati...

Title : We Rise, We Resist, We Raise Our Voices
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ISBN : 37935253
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 96 pages
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We Rise, We Resist, We Raise Our Voices Reviews

  • Carol

    Heartfelt advice and inspiration for young readers feeling discouraged by the current atrocious political climate and/or dealing with bullying based on their heritage and/or skin color. There are a variety of authors, formats, and illustrations/photographs that bring encouragement and motivation for kids to lift their voices and get involved, but to also know at the end of the day that you're loved and not alone.

  • Megan

    Messages of hope during our current dismal period of history.

  • Sophie Anderson

    Bursting with beautiful words & pictures, uplifting & full of wisdom & hope & love to help readers survive & blossom in troubled times. Reading this felt like a big warm hug :)

  • JoEllen

    The Words & Images of Hope is a must-have, must-share powerful collection. Incredible #heartprintbook with essays, advice and inspiration from incredible voices. Need to get the audio version too! Advice from Olugbemisola Rhuday Perkovich should be made into posters for every classroom wall.

  • Dayna

    I am in love with this book and its gorgeous art. It’s a series of short stories, essays, letters, and more from various authors (many children’s, middle grade, and YA). This compilation is perfect to help explain what is going on in the country these days, while grounding today’s struggles and resistance in history (especially the civil rights era). I would recommend this book to parents and teachers of middle grade readers, who are struggling to talk to kids about the racism, murder by police, ...more

  • Mary Ann

    Above all, this collection leave me with the feeling that there are caring adults who truly see children, who know how difficult these times can be, and who admire all the ways that our children walk in this world. Authors ask questions, share wisdom and provide support. By doing so, they open the window to talking about these difficult times. In the opening poem, Wade Hudson asks:

    "What shall we tell you when our world sometimes seems dark and uninviting?

    What shall we tell you when hateful words

  • Geannie Bastian

    Aimed at young readers, but a great piece of inspiration for anyone at any age

  • Nicki Roller

    Poetry/Information/Social Action, 2018

    This book is a powerful collection of works that will inspire and encourage all students to use their voices to take social action. This book is incredibly poignant and I would recommend for any grade level from 2nd to 8th grade, and into high school.