Speak Up!: Speeches By Young People To Empower And Inspire

byAdora SvitakIllustratorCamila Pinheiro

February 25, 2020|
Speak Up!: Speeches By Young People To Empower And Inspire by Adora Svitak
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Speak Up! is a joyful celebration of 45 speeches by children and teenagers who have stood up for causes they passionately believe in and challenged adults in power to take note.

This collection is testament to the hopefulness and spirit of the next generation, and the positive belief that we can, and should, act to protect the things we love.

From ground-breaking scientific inventions to pleas for the environment, anti-war speeches to incredible testimony of lived experiences, the speeches collected here demonstrate the profound wisdom of youth and why it is important to speak up and out on what concerns us.

‘A society that cuts itself off from its youth severs its own lifeline; it is condemned to bleed to death.’ 
—Kofi Annan
Adora Svitak is a Bay Area-based writer and public speaker who advocates for youth empowerment around the world. In 2010, she delivered the speech ‘What Adults Can Learn from Kids’ at TED. It has received over 5 million views on TED.com alone, and has been translated into more than 40 different languages.   Adora was n...
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Title:Speak Up!: Speeches By Young People To Empower And Inspire
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:176 pages, 10.1 X 7.9 X 0.95 in
Shipping dimensions:176 pages, 10.1 X 7.9 X 0.95 in
Published:February 25, 2020
Publisher:White Lion Publishing
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:14
ISBN - 13:9781781319505

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