Resist: 35 Profiles Of Ordinary People Who Rose Up Against Tyranny And Injustice

byVeronica ChambersIllustratorPaul RydingForeword byCory Booker

September 25, 2018|
Resist: 35 Profiles Of Ordinary People Who Rose Up Against Tyranny And Injustice by Veronica Chambers
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A perfect tool for young readers as they grow into the leaders of tomorrow, Veronica Chambers’s inspiring collection of profiles—along with Senator Cory Booker’s stirring foreword—will inspire readers of all ages to stand up for what’s 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 Mock—these 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 up—every single day.

Veronica Chambers was born in Panama and raised in Brooklyn. She attended Simon's Rock College at Bard. She is a prolific writter. Mama's Girl is her acclaimed memoir. Some of her other work includes Kickboxing Geishas: How Japanese Women Are Changing Their Nation, and The Joy of Doing Things Badly: A Girl's Guide to Love, Life and Foo...
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Title:Resist: 35 Profiles Of Ordinary People Who Rose Up Against Tyranny And InjusticeFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:224 pages, 8.25 X 5.5 X 0.87 inShipping dimensions:224 pages, 8.25 X 5.5 X 0.87 inPublished:September 25, 2018Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0062796259

ISBN - 13:9780062796257

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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