Our Rights: How kids are changing the world by Janet WilsonOur Rights: How kids are changing the world by Janet Wilson

Our Rights: How kids are changing the world

byJanet Wilson

Hardcover | April 15, 2013

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A girl who spoke out against her government for the rights of aboriginal children, a boy who walked across his country to raise awareness of homelessness, and a former child soldier who wants to make music not war. Here are true stories of kids just like you who are standing up for their rights. Read about how they have made a difference. Dylan Mahalingam from the USA started an online charity to raise money to fight child poverty. The bravery of Nujood Ali Mohammed from Yemen inspired other girls who were being forced to marry too young. Anita Khushwaha from India became a beekeeper to pay for school, even though it was considered a job only men could do. All of them are making a difference for children's rights.
Janet Wilson is an author and fine artist. Her book Shannen and the Dream for a School was the winner of First Nation Communities Read and was nominated for the Silver Birch Award. Her picture book, Our Earth: How kids are saving the planet, was the winner of the Science in Society Book Award, a finalist for the Silver Birch Express, a...
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Title:Our Rights: How kids are changing the worldFormat:HardcoverDimensions:32 pages, 8.8 × 8.8 × 0.33 inPublished:April 15, 2013Publisher:Second Story PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1926920953

ISBN - 13:9781926920955

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Wilson includes beautiful paintings and photographs of the featured children, and six pages of information that will inspire youth to take their own stand against injustices they see or have experienced.