Kid activists : true tales of childhood from champions of change / stories by Robin Stevenson ; illustrations by Allison Steinfeld.

By: Stevenson, Robin, 1968-Contributor(s): Steinfeld, AllisonMaterial type: TextTextPublication details: Philadelphia, PA : Quirk Books, ©2019. Description: 223 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cmISBN: 9781683691419; 1683691415Other title: True tales of childhood from champions of changeSubject(s): Political activists -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | Civil rights workers -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature | Political activists -- Biography | Civil rights workers -- Biography | Civil rights movements -- United States -- HistoryGenre/Form: Biographies. | Illustrated works.DDC classification: 303.4092 | 361.2092 LOC classification: E185.61 | .S825 2019
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: sí, 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.
Subject: "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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Includes bibliographical references (pages 214-218) and index.

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: sí, 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.

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