Resist by Veronica Chambers audiobook

Resist: 35 Profiles of Ordinary People Who Rose Up against Tyranny and Injustice

By Veronica Chambers
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HarperCollins 9780062796257
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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. Their stories will inspire you to speak out and rise up—every single day. Foreword copyright (c) 2018 by Cory Booker; Afterword copyright (c) 2018 by Samantha Fuentes

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Summary

Summary

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. Their stories will inspire you to speak out and rise up—every single day.

Foreword copyright (c) 2018 by Cory Booker; Afterword copyright (c) 2018 by Samantha Fuentes

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“In telling the stories of these seemingly larger-than-life protesters, Chambers highlights everyday traits and actions that all can exemplify…Young activists will find these stories irresistible.” Booklist (starred review)
“A resource to enrich the shelves of every home and library.” Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

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Author Bio: Veronica Chambers

Author Bio: Veronica Chambers

Veronica Chambers is the award-winning author of the critically acclaimed memoir Mama’s Girl and coauthor with Marcus Samuelsson of the New York Times bestseller Yes, Chef. She is also coauthor of Robin Roberts’ bestselling memoir, Everybody’s Got Something. A contributor to several anthologies, including the bestselling Bitch in the House, she has also been a senior editor at the New York Times Magazine, Glamour, and Newsweek. She is a JSK Knight Fellow at Stanford.

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Available Formats : Digital Download, CD, MP3 CD
Category: Nonfiction/History
Runtime: 3.42
Audience: Children (8–12)
Language: English