Kid Activists

Kid Activists

True Tales of Childhood From Champions of Change

Book - 2019
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"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.
Publisher: 2019/09/24
Philadelphia, PA : Quirk Books, [2019]
ISBN: 9781683691419
Call Number: 361.2092 STEVE
Kids Nonfiction HISTORY
Characteristics: 223 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm
Subjects: Political activists -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Civil rights workers -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Illustrated works.
Additional Contributors: Steinfeld, Allison - Illustrator
Est. publishing date: 2019/09/24


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LPL_MaryW Sep 05, 2019

Part of the Kid Legends series, Kid Activists is sure to inspire young people with big ideas! Learn about activists past and present, the lives of whom are detailed in bite-sized stories (with childhood experiences you might just relate to!). Readable and concise, each activist’s journey is explained with context, introducing other prominent figures who fought for change alongside them. With color illustrations throughout, this engaging and joyful introduction is a great way to spark an interest in change for good.


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