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

Stevenson, Robin 1968- (author.). Steinfeld, Allison, (illustrator.).

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Ridgefield Library PEOPLE Activists J361.2 S (Text to phone) 34010146214407 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 214-218) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: 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.
Summary, etc.: "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.
Subject: Civil rights movements United States History
Civil rights workers Biography
Political activists Biography
Civil rights movements United States History Juvenile literature
Civil rights workers Biography Juvenile literature
Political activists Biography Juvenile literature
Genre: Illustrated works.
Biographies.
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