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Kid Activists : True Tales of Childhood From Champions of Change / Stories by Robin Stevenson ; illustrations by Allison Steinfeld.

By: Stevenson, Robin | , 1968- [author.].
Contributor(s): Steinfeld, Allison | [illustrator.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Philadelphia, PA : Quirk Books, 2019Description: 223 p. : color ill. ; 21 cm.ISBN: 9781683691419; 1683691415.Other title: True tales of childhood from champions of change.Subject(s): Political Activists | Civil Rights Workers | Civil Rights Movements | Political Reforms | Social Cause | Social Change | Child | Kid | Children | Children's Section | -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature | -- Biography | -- Biography | -- United States -- History | | | | United StatesGenre/Form: Biographies. | Biography. | History. | Illustrated works. | Juvenile works. | Biographies. | Illustrated works.DDC classification: 361.2092
Contents:
Part 1: Leading The Way. Frederick Douglass: A Determination To Be Free Susan B. Anthony: Failure Is Impossible Harvey Milk: Coming Out For Equality Dolores Huerta: S�I, Se Puede!
Part 2: Taking A Stand. Rosa Parks: Taking A Stand By Taking A Seat Martin Luther King Jr.: Big Words, Big Changes James Baldwin: Writing As Activism Nelson Mandela: Father Of A Nation
Part 3: Unusual Childhoods, Powerful Voices. Emma Watson: From Hogwarts To The United Nations Janet Mock: Speaking Her Truth Helen Keller: The Mystery Of Language Alexander Hamilton: An Unlikely Beginning
Part 4: Child Activists. Ruby Bridges: Brave Little Ruby Iqbal Masih: Fighting To End Child Slavery Malala Yousafzai: The Girl Who Fought For Education Autumn Peltier: Water Protector.
Summary: "Across history, activists have worked, marched, and spoken out for equality and justice--and many had moving, relatable childhood stories. Martin Luther King Jr. argued with his dad about whether dancing was a sin. Harvey Milk had a passion for opera. Dolores Huerta was wrongly accused of plagiarizing. Kid activists tells these stories and more through engaging biographies and full-color illustrations on nearly every page. Learn about Susan B. Anthony, James Baldwin, Ruby Bridges, Frederick Douglass, Alexander Hamilton, Nelson Mandela, Iqbal Masih, Janet Mock, Rosa Parks, Autumn Peltier, Emma Watson, and Malala Yousafzai"--Back cover.
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Reference 361.2092 (Browse shelf) Not For Loan 43644

Part 1: Leading The Way. Frederick Douglass: A Determination To Be Free Susan B. Anthony: Failure Is Impossible Harvey Milk: Coming Out For Equality Dolores Huerta: S�I, Se Puede!

Part 2: Taking A Stand. Rosa Parks: Taking A Stand By Taking A Seat Martin Luther King Jr.: Big Words, Big Changes James Baldwin: Writing As Activism Nelson Mandela: Father Of A Nation

Part 3: Unusual Childhoods, Powerful Voices. Emma Watson: From Hogwarts To The United Nations Janet Mock: Speaking Her Truth Helen Keller: The Mystery Of Language Alexander Hamilton: An Unlikely Beginning

Part 4: Child Activists. Ruby Bridges: Brave Little Ruby Iqbal Masih: Fighting To End Child Slavery Malala Yousafzai: The Girl Who Fought For Education Autumn Peltier: Water Protector.

"Across history, activists have worked, marched, and spoken out for equality and justice--and many had moving, relatable childhood stories. Martin Luther King Jr. argued with his dad about whether dancing was a sin. Harvey Milk had a passion for opera. Dolores Huerta was wrongly accused of plagiarizing. Kid activists tells these stories and more through engaging biographies and full-color illustrations on nearly every page. Learn about Susan B. Anthony, James Baldwin, Ruby Bridges, Frederick Douglass, Alexander Hamilton, Nelson Mandela, Iqbal Masih, Janet Mock, Rosa Parks, Autumn Peltier, Emma Watson, and Malala Yousafzai"--Back cover.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 214-218) and index.

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