What If Soldiers Fought With Pillows?: True Stories Of Imagination And Courage

byHeather CamlotIllustratorSerge Bloch

March 15, 2020|
What If Soldiers Fought With Pillows?: True Stories Of Imagination And Courage by Heather Camlot
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What if the impossible were actually possible? What if we turned our dreams into action? What if our imagination could help solve real-world crises, like war, famine, and human rights violations?

Through a series of seemingly whimsical questions, this middle-grade nonfiction book introduces readers to people and organizations that are subverting violence, war, and totalitarian power. What if soldiers refused to carry weapons? What if fighter pilots dropped seeds instead of bombs? What if music could be a creative force for democracy? None of these ideas are impossible—in fact, they are all true historical examples of ideas that have been put into action.

Accessible, engaging text introduces a different question and example on each spread. Evocative conceptual illustrations provide a light-hearted reminder of the power of imagination. This timely book encourages readers to think critically and dare to ask big questions, which might just change the world.
As a writer, editor, and translator, HEATHER CAMLOT has asked “what if” countless times over her 20-year career. Her first middle-grade novel, Clutch, was named among Kirkus’s Best Middle-Grade Historical Fiction of 2017 and is a 2018 Skipping Stones Honor Award winner. Heather lives in Toronto, Ontario, with her f...
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Title:What If Soldiers Fought With Pillows?: True Stories Of Imagination And Courage
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:40 pages, 10.75 X 8.8 X 0.4 in
Shipping dimensions:40 pages, 10.75 X 8.8 X 0.4 in
Published:March 15, 2020
Publisher:Owlkids Books Inc.
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781771473620

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