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

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

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. Fr A perfect tool for young readers as they grow into the leaders of tomorrow, Veronica Chambers?s inspi...

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Title:Resist: 35 Profiles of Ordinary People Who Rose Up Against Tyranny and Injustice
Author:Veronica Chambers
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Genres:Nonfiction
ISBN:0062796259
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:224 pages pages

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

  • Kim Baccellia
    Jul 13, 2018

    This collection of 35 biographical profiles introduces young readers to a diverse range of heroes who stood up against injustice. Sometimes, I found this book profoundly moving, but I cannot recommend it, because the author omitted and misrepresented facts in some of the chapters. Biog...

    I received a digital review copy through Edelweiss+ in exchange for an honest review. This brief, collected biography includes not only common, household names from history, but lesser-known people as well (a few I had not heard of before). While it's always nice to read about the ...

    ?The books we read can change our lives?and the world? This book is probably one of my favorites. Just reading about all of these ?normal? people that grew up to be a part of something is so inspiring. This book will show you that despite your age, gender, religion, and n...

    It's always great to learn about these amazing and inspiring people again and again! ...

    Resist by Veronica Chambers offers 35 short summaries of ways that ordinary people stood up to injustice. Chambers organizes her book chronologically and usually spends 2-4 pages per resister. Although reading short biographical pieces on different people isn't in my reading wheelho...

    Grades 3-6 Biography This book includes powerful short biographies of some of the most inspiring people this Earth has known... from Joan of Arc, to Fredrick Douglas, to Lozan the Apache Warrior. Each of the bio's are paired with a quote, a moral, and a # if students want to connect ...

    What I appreciate most about this collection is its balance. It features the profiles of well-known historical figures such as Susan B. Anthony, Mohandas Gandhi, and Martin Luther King, Jr., but also lesser-known figures such as Lozen the Apache Warrior, Chiune Sugihara, and Wangari Ma...

    Inspiring book with a good choice of subjects. The forward by Cory Booker was excellent. Each profile provided just enough information to make the reader want to learn more. I really enjoyed the quotes at the end of each section, particularly Fannie Lou Hamer's p. 132 "Our vote is one ...

    I thought that this book was really good. I really liked learning about many important people, and what they did. I liked how there were so many people and how each story was short. This was a great book that taught a lot of lessons. ...

    Very inspiring stories. I hope teen/tweens find their way to this book. ...

    Inspirational! ...

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  • Jacqueline
    Sep 26, 2018

    This collection of 35 biographical profiles introduces young readers to a diverse range of heroes who stood up against injustice. Sometimes, I found this book profoundly moving, but I cannot recommend it, because the author omitted and misrepresented facts in some of the chapters. Biog...

    I received a digital review copy through Edelweiss+ in exchange for an honest review. This brief, collected biography includes not only common, household names from history, but lesser-known people as well (a few I had not heard of before). While it's always nice to read about the ...

    ?The books we read can change our lives?and the world? This book is probably one of my favorites. Just reading about all of these ?normal? people that grew up to be a part of something is so inspiring. This book will show you that despite your age, gender, religion, and n...

    It's always great to learn about these amazing and inspiring people again and again! ...

    Resist by Veronica Chambers offers 35 short summaries of ways that ordinary people stood up to injustice. Chambers organizes her book chronologically and usually spends 2-4 pages per resister. Although reading short biographical pieces on different people isn't in my reading wheelho...

    Grades 3-6 Biography This book includes powerful short biographies of some of the most inspiring people this Earth has known... from Joan of Arc, to Fredrick Douglas, to Lozan the Apache Warrior. Each of the bio's are paired with a quote, a moral, and a # if students want to connect ...

    What I appreciate most about this collection is its balance. It features the profiles of well-known historical figures such as Susan B. Anthony, Mohandas Gandhi, and Martin Luther King, Jr., but also lesser-known figures such as Lozen the Apache Warrior, Chiune Sugihara, and Wangari Ma...

    Inspiring book with a good choice of subjects. The forward by Cory Booker was excellent. Each profile provided just enough information to make the reader want to learn more. I really enjoyed the quotes at the end of each section, particularly Fannie Lou Hamer's p. 132 "Our vote is one ...

  • Kerrie
    Dec 11, 2018

    This collection of 35 biographical profiles introduces young readers to a diverse range of heroes who stood up against injustice. Sometimes, I found this book profoundly moving, but I cannot recommend it, because the author omitted and misrepresented facts in some of the chapters. Biog...

    I received a digital review copy through Edelweiss+ in exchange for an honest review. This brief, collected biography includes not only common, household names from history, but lesser-known people as well (a few I had not heard of before). While it's always nice to read about the ...

    ?The books we read can change our lives?and the world? This book is probably one of my favorites. Just reading about all of these ?normal? people that grew up to be a part of something is so inspiring. This book will show you that despite your age, gender, religion, and n...

    It's always great to learn about these amazing and inspiring people again and again! ...

    Resist by Veronica Chambers offers 35 short summaries of ways that ordinary people stood up to injustice. Chambers organizes her book chronologically and usually spends 2-4 pages per resister. Although reading short biographical pieces on different people isn't in my reading wheelho...

    Grades 3-6 Biography This book includes powerful short biographies of some of the most inspiring people this Earth has known... from Joan of Arc, to Fredrick Douglas, to Lozan the Apache Warrior. Each of the bio's are paired with a quote, a moral, and a # if students want to connect ...

    What I appreciate most about this collection is its balance. It features the profiles of well-known historical figures such as Susan B. Anthony, Mohandas Gandhi, and Martin Luther King, Jr., but also lesser-known figures such as Lozen the Apache Warrior, Chiune Sugihara, and Wangari Ma...

    Inspiring book with a good choice of subjects. The forward by Cory Booker was excellent. Each profile provided just enough information to make the reader want to learn more. I really enjoyed the quotes at the end of each section, particularly Fannie Lou Hamer's p. 132 "Our vote is one ...

    I thought that this book was really good. I really liked learning about many important people, and what they did. I liked how there were so many people and how each story was short. This was a great book that taught a lot of lessons. ...

    Very inspiring stories. I hope teen/tweens find their way to this book. ...

    Inspirational! ...

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  • Julie
    Sep 30, 2018

    This collection of 35 biographical profiles introduces young readers to a diverse range of heroes who stood up against injustice. Sometimes, I found this book profoundly moving, but I cannot recommend it, because the author omitted and misrepresented facts in some of the chapters. Biog...

    I received a digital review copy through Edelweiss+ in exchange for an honest review. This brief, collected biography includes not only common, household names from history, but lesser-known people as well (a few I had not heard of before). While it's always nice to read about the ...

    ?The books we read can change our lives?and the world? This book is probably one of my favorites. Just reading about all of these ?normal? people that grew up to be a part of something is so inspiring. This book will show you that despite your age, gender, religion, and n...

    It's always great to learn about these amazing and inspiring people again and again! ...

    Resist by Veronica Chambers offers 35 short summaries of ways that ordinary people stood up to injustice. Chambers organizes her book chronologically and usually spends 2-4 pages per resister. Although reading short biographical pieces on different people isn't in my reading wheelho...

  • Shauna Yusko
    Sep 23, 2018

    This collection of 35 biographical profiles introduces young readers to a diverse range of heroes who stood up against injustice. Sometimes, I found this book profoundly moving, but I cannot recommend it, because the author omitted and misrepresented facts in some of the chapters. Biog...

    I received a digital review copy through Edelweiss+ in exchange for an honest review. This brief, collected biography includes not only common, household names from history, but lesser-known people as well (a few I had not heard of before). While it's always nice to read about the ...

    ?The books we read can change our lives?and the world? This book is probably one of my favorites. Just reading about all of these ?normal? people that grew up to be a part of something is so inspiring. This book will show you that despite your age, gender, religion, and n...

    It's always great to learn about these amazing and inspiring people again and again! ...

    Resist by Veronica Chambers offers 35 short summaries of ways that ordinary people stood up to injustice. Chambers organizes her book chronologically and usually spends 2-4 pages per resister. Although reading short biographical pieces on different people isn't in my reading wheelho...

    Grades 3-6 Biography This book includes powerful short biographies of some of the most inspiring people this Earth has known... from Joan of Arc, to Fredrick Douglas, to Lozan the Apache Warrior. Each of the bio's are paired with a quote, a moral, and a # if students want to connect ...

    What I appreciate most about this collection is its balance. It features the profiles of well-known historical figures such as Susan B. Anthony, Mohandas Gandhi, and Martin Luther King, Jr., but also lesser-known figures such as Lozen the Apache Warrior, Chiune Sugihara, and Wangari Ma...

    Inspiring book with a good choice of subjects. The forward by Cory Booker was excellent. Each profile provided just enough information to make the reader want to learn more. I really enjoyed the quotes at the end of each section, particularly Fannie Lou Hamer's p. 132 "Our vote is one ...

    I thought that this book was really good. I really liked learning about many important people, and what they did. I liked how there were so many people and how each story was short. This was a great book that taught a lot of lessons. ...

    Very inspiring stories. I hope teen/tweens find their way to this book. ...

    Inspirational! ...

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    Not sure yet how I feel about this one. ...

  • Anne
    Nov 01, 2018

    This collection of 35 biographical profiles introduces young readers to a diverse range of heroes who stood up against injustice. Sometimes, I found this book profoundly moving, but I cannot recommend it, because the author omitted and misrepresented facts in some of the chapters. Biog...

    I received a digital review copy through Edelweiss+ in exchange for an honest review. This brief, collected biography includes not only common, household names from history, but lesser-known people as well (a few I had not heard of before). While it's always nice to read about the ...

    ?The books we read can change our lives?and the world? This book is probably one of my favorites. Just reading about all of these ?normal? people that grew up to be a part of something is so inspiring. This book will show you that despite your age, gender, religion, and n...

    It's always great to learn about these amazing and inspiring people again and again! ...

    Resist by Veronica Chambers offers 35 short summaries of ways that ordinary people stood up to injustice. Chambers organizes her book chronologically and usually spends 2-4 pages per resister. Although reading short biographical pieces on different people isn't in my reading wheelho...

    Grades 3-6 Biography This book includes powerful short biographies of some of the most inspiring people this Earth has known... from Joan of Arc, to Fredrick Douglas, to Lozan the Apache Warrior. Each of the bio's are paired with a quote, a moral, and a # if students want to connect ...

    What I appreciate most about this collection is its balance. It features the profiles of well-known historical figures such as Susan B. Anthony, Mohandas Gandhi, and Martin Luther King, Jr., but also lesser-known figures such as Lozen the Apache Warrior, Chiune Sugihara, and Wangari Ma...

    Inspiring book with a good choice of subjects. The forward by Cory Booker was excellent. Each profile provided just enough information to make the reader want to learn more. I really enjoyed the quotes at the end of each section, particularly Fannie Lou Hamer's p. 132 "Our vote is one ...

    I thought that this book was really good. I really liked learning about many important people, and what they did. I liked how there were so many people and how each story was short. This was a great book that taught a lot of lessons. ...

    Very inspiring stories. I hope teen/tweens find their way to this book. ...

  • Panda Incognito
    Nov 11, 2018

    This collection of 35 biographical profiles introduces young readers to a diverse range of heroes who stood up against injustice. Sometimes, I found this book profoundly moving, but I cannot recommend it, because the author omitted and misrepresented facts in some of the chapters. Biog...

  • Jennie Seaman
    Dec 08, 2018

    This collection of 35 biographical profiles introduces young readers to a diverse range of heroes who stood up against injustice. Sometimes, I found this book profoundly moving, but I cannot recommend it, because the author omitted and misrepresented facts in some of the chapters. Biog...

    I received a digital review copy through Edelweiss+ in exchange for an honest review. This brief, collected biography includes not only common, household names from history, but lesser-known people as well (a few I had not heard of before). While it's always nice to read about the ...

    ?The books we read can change our lives?and the world? This book is probably one of my favorites. Just reading about all of these ?normal? people that grew up to be a part of something is so inspiring. This book will show you that despite your age, gender, religion, and n...

    It's always great to learn about these amazing and inspiring people again and again! ...

    Resist by Veronica Chambers offers 35 short summaries of ways that ordinary people stood up to injustice. Chambers organizes her book chronologically and usually spends 2-4 pages per resister. Although reading short biographical pieces on different people isn't in my reading wheelho...

    Grades 3-6 Biography This book includes powerful short biographies of some of the most inspiring people this Earth has known... from Joan of Arc, to Fredrick Douglas, to Lozan the Apache Warrior. Each of the bio's are paired with a quote, a moral, and a # if students want to connect ...

    What I appreciate most about this collection is its balance. It features the profiles of well-known historical figures such as Susan B. Anthony, Mohandas Gandhi, and Martin Luther King, Jr., but also lesser-known figures such as Lozen the Apache Warrior, Chiune Sugihara, and Wangari Ma...

    Inspiring book with a good choice of subjects. The forward by Cory Booker was excellent. Each profile provided just enough information to make the reader want to learn more. I really enjoyed the quotes at the end of each section, particularly Fannie Lou Hamer's p. 132 "Our vote is one ...

    I thought that this book was really good. I really liked learning about many important people, and what they did. I liked how there were so many people and how each story was short. This was a great book that taught a lot of lessons. ...

    Very inspiring stories. I hope teen/tweens find their way to this book. ...

    Inspirational! ...

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  • Andréa
    May 12, 2018

    This collection of 35 biographical profiles introduces young readers to a diverse range of heroes who stood up against injustice. Sometimes, I found this book profoundly moving, but I cannot recommend it, because the author omitted and misrepresented facts in some of the chapters. Biog...

    I received a digital review copy through Edelweiss+ in exchange for an honest review. This brief, collected biography includes not only common, household names from history, but lesser-known people as well (a few I had not heard of before). While it's always nice to read about the ...

    ?The books we read can change our lives?and the world? This book is probably one of my favorites. Just reading about all of these ?normal? people that grew up to be a part of something is so inspiring. This book will show you that despite your age, gender, religion, and n...

    It's always great to learn about these amazing and inspiring people again and again! ...

    Resist by Veronica Chambers offers 35 short summaries of ways that ordinary people stood up to injustice. Chambers organizes her book chronologically and usually spends 2-4 pages per resister. Although reading short biographical pieces on different people isn't in my reading wheelho...

    Grades 3-6 Biography This book includes powerful short biographies of some of the most inspiring people this Earth has known... from Joan of Arc, to Fredrick Douglas, to Lozan the Apache Warrior. Each of the bio's are paired with a quote, a moral, and a # if students want to connect ...

    What I appreciate most about this collection is its balance. It features the profiles of well-known historical figures such as Susan B. Anthony, Mohandas Gandhi, and Martin Luther King, Jr., but also lesser-known figures such as Lozen the Apache Warrior, Chiune Sugihara, and Wangari Ma...

    Inspiring book with a good choice of subjects. The forward by Cory Booker was excellent. Each profile provided just enough information to make the reader want to learn more. I really enjoyed the quotes at the end of each section, particularly Fannie Lou Hamer's p. 132 "Our vote is one ...

    I thought that this book was really good. I really liked learning about many important people, and what they did. I liked how there were so many people and how each story was short. This was a great book that taught a lot of lessons. ...

    Very inspiring stories. I hope teen/tweens find their way to this book. ...

    Inspirational! ...

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  • Della
    Sep 11, 2018

    This collection of 35 biographical profiles introduces young readers to a diverse range of heroes who stood up against injustice. Sometimes, I found this book profoundly moving, but I cannot recommend it, because the author omitted and misrepresented facts in some of the chapters. Biog...

    I received a digital review copy through Edelweiss+ in exchange for an honest review. This brief, collected biography includes not only common, household names from history, but lesser-known people as well (a few I had not heard of before). While it's always nice to read about the ...

    ?The books we read can change our lives?and the world? This book is probably one of my favorites. Just reading about all of these ?normal? people that grew up to be a part of something is so inspiring. This book will show you that despite your age, gender, religion, and n...

    It's always great to learn about these amazing and inspiring people again and again! ...

    Resist by Veronica Chambers offers 35 short summaries of ways that ordinary people stood up to injustice. Chambers organizes her book chronologically and usually spends 2-4 pages per resister. Although reading short biographical pieces on different people isn't in my reading wheelho...

    Grades 3-6 Biography This book includes powerful short biographies of some of the most inspiring people this Earth has known... from Joan of Arc, to Fredrick Douglas, to Lozan the Apache Warrior. Each of the bio's are paired with a quote, a moral, and a # if students want to connect ...

    What I appreciate most about this collection is its balance. It features the profiles of well-known historical figures such as Susan B. Anthony, Mohandas Gandhi, and Martin Luther King, Jr., but also lesser-known figures such as Lozen the Apache Warrior, Chiune Sugihara, and Wangari Ma...

    Inspiring book with a good choice of subjects. The forward by Cory Booker was excellent. Each profile provided just enough information to make the reader want to learn more. I really enjoyed the quotes at the end of each section, particularly Fannie Lou Hamer's p. 132 "Our vote is one ...

    I thought that this book was really good. I really liked learning about many important people, and what they did. I liked how there were so many people and how each story was short. This was a great book that taught a lot of lessons. ...

    Very inspiring stories. I hope teen/tweens find their way to this book. ...

    Inspirational! ...

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  • Aarifa
    Dec 16, 2018

    This collection of 35 biographical profiles introduces young readers to a diverse range of heroes who stood up against injustice. Sometimes, I found this book profoundly moving, but I cannot recommend it, because the author omitted and misrepresented facts in some of the chapters. Biog...

    I received a digital review copy through Edelweiss+ in exchange for an honest review. This brief, collected biography includes not only common, household names from history, but lesser-known people as well (a few I had not heard of before). While it's always nice to read about the ...

    ?The books we read can change our lives?and the world? This book is probably one of my favorites. Just reading about all of these ?normal? people that grew up to be a part of something is so inspiring. This book will show you that despite your age, gender, religion, and n...

    It's always great to learn about these amazing and inspiring people again and again! ...

  • Tracy Sheets
    Oct 28, 2018

    This collection of 35 biographical profiles introduces young readers to a diverse range of heroes who stood up against injustice. Sometimes, I found this book profoundly moving, but I cannot recommend it, because the author omitted and misrepresented facts in some of the chapters. Biog...

    I received a digital review copy through Edelweiss+ in exchange for an honest review. This brief, collected biography includes not only common, household names from history, but lesser-known people as well (a few I had not heard of before). While it's always nice to read about the ...

    ?The books we read can change our lives?and the world? This book is probably one of my favorites. Just reading about all of these ?normal? people that grew up to be a part of something is so inspiring. This book will show you that despite your age, gender, religion, and n...

    It's always great to learn about these amazing and inspiring people again and again! ...

    Resist by Veronica Chambers offers 35 short summaries of ways that ordinary people stood up to injustice. Chambers organizes her book chronologically and usually spends 2-4 pages per resister. Although reading short biographical pieces on different people isn't in my reading wheelho...

    Grades 3-6 Biography This book includes powerful short biographies of some of the most inspiring people this Earth has known... from Joan of Arc, to Fredrick Douglas, to Lozan the Apache Warrior. Each of the bio's are paired with a quote, a moral, and a # if students want to connect ...

    What I appreciate most about this collection is its balance. It features the profiles of well-known historical figures such as Susan B. Anthony, Mohandas Gandhi, and Martin Luther King, Jr., but also lesser-known figures such as Lozen the Apache Warrior, Chiune Sugihara, and Wangari Ma...

    Inspiring book with a good choice of subjects. The forward by Cory Booker was excellent. Each profile provided just enough information to make the reader want to learn more. I really enjoyed the quotes at the end of each section, particularly Fannie Lou Hamer's p. 132 "Our vote is one ...

    I thought that this book was really good. I really liked learning about many important people, and what they did. I liked how there were so many people and how each story was short. This was a great book that taught a lot of lessons. ...

    Very inspiring stories. I hope teen/tweens find their way to this book. ...

    Inspirational! ...

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  • Kelsey
    May 24, 2018

    This collection of 35 biographical profiles introduces young readers to a diverse range of heroes who stood up against injustice. Sometimes, I found this book profoundly moving, but I cannot recommend it, because the author omitted and misrepresented facts in some of the chapters. Biog...

    I received a digital review copy through Edelweiss+ in exchange for an honest review. This brief, collected biography includes not only common, household names from history, but lesser-known people as well (a few I had not heard of before). While it's always nice to read about the ...

  • Mr. Cochran
    Jul 30, 2018

    This collection of 35 biographical profiles introduces young readers to a diverse range of heroes who stood up against injustice. Sometimes, I found this book profoundly moving, but I cannot recommend it, because the author omitted and misrepresented facts in some of the chapters. Biog...

    I received a digital review copy through Edelweiss+ in exchange for an honest review. This brief, collected biography includes not only common, household names from history, but lesser-known people as well (a few I had not heard of before). While it's always nice to read about the ...

    ?The books we read can change our lives?and the world? This book is probably one of my favorites. Just reading about all of these ?normal? people that grew up to be a part of something is so inspiring. This book will show you that despite your age, gender, religion, and n...

    It's always great to learn about these amazing and inspiring people again and again! ...

    Resist by Veronica Chambers offers 35 short summaries of ways that ordinary people stood up to injustice. Chambers organizes her book chronologically and usually spends 2-4 pages per resister. Although reading short biographical pieces on different people isn't in my reading wheelho...

    Grades 3-6 Biography This book includes powerful short biographies of some of the most inspiring people this Earth has known... from Joan of Arc, to Fredrick Douglas, to Lozan the Apache Warrior. Each of the bio's are paired with a quote, a moral, and a # if students want to connect ...

    What I appreciate most about this collection is its balance. It features the profiles of well-known historical figures such as Susan B. Anthony, Mohandas Gandhi, and Martin Luther King, Jr., but also lesser-known figures such as Lozen the Apache Warrior, Chiune Sugihara, and Wangari Ma...

  • Ms. Stephens
    Nov 11, 2018

    This collection of 35 biographical profiles introduces young readers to a diverse range of heroes who stood up against injustice. Sometimes, I found this book profoundly moving, but I cannot recommend it, because the author omitted and misrepresented facts in some of the chapters. Biog...

    I received a digital review copy through Edelweiss+ in exchange for an honest review. This brief, collected biography includes not only common, household names from history, but lesser-known people as well (a few I had not heard of before). While it's always nice to read about the ...

    ?The books we read can change our lives?and the world? This book is probably one of my favorites. Just reading about all of these ?normal? people that grew up to be a part of something is so inspiring. This book will show you that despite your age, gender, religion, and n...

    It's always great to learn about these amazing and inspiring people again and again! ...

    Resist by Veronica Chambers offers 35 short summaries of ways that ordinary people stood up to injustice. Chambers organizes her book chronologically and usually spends 2-4 pages per resister. Although reading short biographical pieces on different people isn't in my reading wheelho...

    Grades 3-6 Biography This book includes powerful short biographies of some of the most inspiring people this Earth has known... from Joan of Arc, to Fredrick Douglas, to Lozan the Apache Warrior. Each of the bio's are paired with a quote, a moral, and a # if students want to connect ...

    What I appreciate most about this collection is its balance. It features the profiles of well-known historical figures such as Susan B. Anthony, Mohandas Gandhi, and Martin Luther King, Jr., but also lesser-known figures such as Lozen the Apache Warrior, Chiune Sugihara, and Wangari Ma...

    Inspiring book with a good choice of subjects. The forward by Cory Booker was excellent. Each profile provided just enough information to make the reader want to learn more. I really enjoyed the quotes at the end of each section, particularly Fannie Lou Hamer's p. 132 "Our vote is one ...

    I thought that this book was really good. I really liked learning about many important people, and what they did. I liked how there were so many people and how each story was short. This was a great book that taught a lot of lessons. ...

    Very inspiring stories. I hope teen/tweens find their way to this book. ...

    Inspirational! ...

  • Leah
    Nov 25, 2018

    This collection of 35 biographical profiles introduces young readers to a diverse range of heroes who stood up against injustice. Sometimes, I found this book profoundly moving, but I cannot recommend it, because the author omitted and misrepresented facts in some of the chapters. Biog...

    I received a digital review copy through Edelweiss+ in exchange for an honest review. This brief, collected biography includes not only common, household names from history, but lesser-known people as well (a few I had not heard of before). While it's always nice to read about the ...

    ?The books we read can change our lives?and the world? This book is probably one of my favorites. Just reading about all of these ?normal? people that grew up to be a part of something is so inspiring. This book will show you that despite your age, gender, religion, and n...

    It's always great to learn about these amazing and inspiring people again and again! ...

    Resist by Veronica Chambers offers 35 short summaries of ways that ordinary people stood up to injustice. Chambers organizes her book chronologically and usually spends 2-4 pages per resister. Although reading short biographical pieces on different people isn't in my reading wheelho...

    Grades 3-6 Biography This book includes powerful short biographies of some of the most inspiring people this Earth has known... from Joan of Arc, to Fredrick Douglas, to Lozan the Apache Warrior. Each of the bio's are paired with a quote, a moral, and a # if students want to connect ...

    What I appreciate most about this collection is its balance. It features the profiles of well-known historical figures such as Susan B. Anthony, Mohandas Gandhi, and Martin Luther King, Jr., but also lesser-known figures such as Lozen the Apache Warrior, Chiune Sugihara, and Wangari Ma...

    Inspiring book with a good choice of subjects. The forward by Cory Booker was excellent. Each profile provided just enough information to make the reader want to learn more. I really enjoyed the quotes at the end of each section, particularly Fannie Lou Hamer's p. 132 "Our vote is one ...

    I thought that this book was really good. I really liked learning about many important people, and what they did. I liked how there were so many people and how each story was short. This was a great book that taught a lot of lessons. ...

    Very inspiring stories. I hope teen/tweens find their way to this book. ...

    Inspirational! ...

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  • Lissa
    Aug 25, 2018

    This collection of 35 biographical profiles introduces young readers to a diverse range of heroes who stood up against injustice. Sometimes, I found this book profoundly moving, but I cannot recommend it, because the author omitted and misrepresented facts in some of the chapters. Biog...

    I received a digital review copy through Edelweiss+ in exchange for an honest review. This brief, collected biography includes not only common, household names from history, but lesser-known people as well (a few I had not heard of before). While it's always nice to read about the ...

    ?The books we read can change our lives?and the world? This book is probably one of my favorites. Just reading about all of these ?normal? people that grew up to be a part of something is so inspiring. This book will show you that despite your age, gender, religion, and n...

    It's always great to learn about these amazing and inspiring people again and again! ...

    Resist by Veronica Chambers offers 35 short summaries of ways that ordinary people stood up to injustice. Chambers organizes her book chronologically and usually spends 2-4 pages per resister. Although reading short biographical pieces on different people isn't in my reading wheelho...

    Grades 3-6 Biography This book includes powerful short biographies of some of the most inspiring people this Earth has known... from Joan of Arc, to Fredrick Douglas, to Lozan the Apache Warrior. Each of the bio's are paired with a quote, a moral, and a # if students want to connect ...

    What I appreciate most about this collection is its balance. It features the profiles of well-known historical figures such as Susan B. Anthony, Mohandas Gandhi, and Martin Luther King, Jr., but also lesser-known figures such as Lozen the Apache Warrior, Chiune Sugihara, and Wangari Ma...

    Inspiring book with a good choice of subjects. The forward by Cory Booker was excellent. Each profile provided just enough information to make the reader want to learn more. I really enjoyed the quotes at the end of each section, particularly Fannie Lou Hamer's p. 132 "Our vote is one ...

    I thought that this book was really good. I really liked learning about many important people, and what they did. I liked how there were so many people and how each story was short. This was a great book that taught a lot of lessons. ...

    Very inspiring stories. I hope teen/tweens find their way to this book. ...

    Inspirational! ...

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  • K
    Apr 27, 2018

    This collection of 35 biographical profiles introduces young readers to a diverse range of heroes who stood up against injustice. Sometimes, I found this book profoundly moving, but I cannot recommend it, because the author omitted and misrepresented facts in some of the chapters. Biog...

    I received a digital review copy through Edelweiss+ in exchange for an honest review. This brief, collected biography includes not only common, household names from history, but lesser-known people as well (a few I had not heard of before). While it's always nice to read about the ...

    ?The books we read can change our lives?and the world? This book is probably one of my favorites. Just reading about all of these ?normal? people that grew up to be a part of something is so inspiring. This book will show you that despite your age, gender, religion, and n...

    It's always great to learn about these amazing and inspiring people again and again! ...

    Resist by Veronica Chambers offers 35 short summaries of ways that ordinary people stood up to injustice. Chambers organizes her book chronologically and usually spends 2-4 pages per resister. Although reading short biographical pieces on different people isn't in my reading wheelho...

    Grades 3-6 Biography This book includes powerful short biographies of some of the most inspiring people this Earth has known... from Joan of Arc, to Fredrick Douglas, to Lozan the Apache Warrior. Each of the bio's are paired with a quote, a moral, and a # if students want to connect ...

    What I appreciate most about this collection is its balance. It features the profiles of well-known historical figures such as Susan B. Anthony, Mohandas Gandhi, and Martin Luther King, Jr., but also lesser-known figures such as Lozen the Apache Warrior, Chiune Sugihara, and Wangari Ma...

    Inspiring book with a good choice of subjects. The forward by Cory Booker was excellent. Each profile provided just enough information to make the reader want to learn more. I really enjoyed the quotes at the end of each section, particularly Fannie Lou Hamer's p. 132 "Our vote is one ...

    I thought that this book was really good. I really liked learning about many important people, and what they did. I liked how there were so many people and how each story was short. This was a great book that taught a lot of lessons. ...

    Very inspiring stories. I hope teen/tweens find their way to this book. ...

    Inspirational! ...

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  • Shontel Oliver
    Nov 27, 2018

    This collection of 35 biographical profiles introduces young readers to a diverse range of heroes who stood up against injustice. Sometimes, I found this book profoundly moving, but I cannot recommend it, because the author omitted and misrepresented facts in some of the chapters. Biog...

    I received a digital review copy through Edelweiss+ in exchange for an honest review. This brief, collected biography includes not only common, household names from history, but lesser-known people as well (a few I had not heard of before). While it's always nice to read about the ...

    ?The books we read can change our lives?and the world? This book is probably one of my favorites. Just reading about all of these ?normal? people that grew up to be a part of something is so inspiring. This book will show you that despite your age, gender, religion, and n...

    It's always great to learn about these amazing and inspiring people again and again! ...

    Resist by Veronica Chambers offers 35 short summaries of ways that ordinary people stood up to injustice. Chambers organizes her book chronologically and usually spends 2-4 pages per resister. Although reading short biographical pieces on different people isn't in my reading wheelho...

    Grades 3-6 Biography This book includes powerful short biographies of some of the most inspiring people this Earth has known... from Joan of Arc, to Fredrick Douglas, to Lozan the Apache Warrior. Each of the bio's are paired with a quote, a moral, and a # if students want to connect ...

    What I appreciate most about this collection is its balance. It features the profiles of well-known historical figures such as Susan B. Anthony, Mohandas Gandhi, and Martin Luther King, Jr., but also lesser-known figures such as Lozen the Apache Warrior, Chiune Sugihara, and Wangari Ma...

    Inspiring book with a good choice of subjects. The forward by Cory Booker was excellent. Each profile provided just enough information to make the reader want to learn more. I really enjoyed the quotes at the end of each section, particularly Fannie Lou Hamer's p. 132 "Our vote is one ...

    I thought that this book was really good. I really liked learning about many important people, and what they did. I liked how there were so many people and how each story was short. This was a great book that taught a lot of lessons. ...

    Very inspiring stories. I hope teen/tweens find their way to this book. ...

    Inspirational! ...

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  • Ruby
    Oct 27, 2018

    This collection of 35 biographical profiles introduces young readers to a diverse range of heroes who stood up against injustice. Sometimes, I found this book profoundly moving, but I cannot recommend it, because the author omitted and misrepresented facts in some of the chapters. Biog...

    I received a digital review copy through Edelweiss+ in exchange for an honest review. This brief, collected biography includes not only common, household names from history, but lesser-known people as well (a few I had not heard of before). While it's always nice to read about the ...

    ?The books we read can change our lives?and the world? This book is probably one of my favorites. Just reading about all of these ?normal? people that grew up to be a part of something is so inspiring. This book will show you that despite your age, gender, religion, and n...

    It's always great to learn about these amazing and inspiring people again and again! ...

    Resist by Veronica Chambers offers 35 short summaries of ways that ordinary people stood up to injustice. Chambers organizes her book chronologically and usually spends 2-4 pages per resister. Although reading short biographical pieces on different people isn't in my reading wheelho...

    Grades 3-6 Biography This book includes powerful short biographies of some of the most inspiring people this Earth has known... from Joan of Arc, to Fredrick Douglas, to Lozan the Apache Warrior. Each of the bio's are paired with a quote, a moral, and a # if students want to connect ...

    What I appreciate most about this collection is its balance. It features the profiles of well-known historical figures such as Susan B. Anthony, Mohandas Gandhi, and Martin Luther King, Jr., but also lesser-known figures such as Lozen the Apache Warrior, Chiune Sugihara, and Wangari Ma...

    Inspiring book with a good choice of subjects. The forward by Cory Booker was excellent. Each profile provided just enough information to make the reader want to learn more. I really enjoyed the quotes at the end of each section, particularly Fannie Lou Hamer's p. 132 "Our vote is one ...

    I thought that this book was really good. I really liked learning about many important people, and what they did. I liked how there were so many people and how each story was short. This was a great book that taught a lot of lessons. ...

    Very inspiring stories. I hope teen/tweens find their way to this book. ...

    Inspirational! ...

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  • Julianne
    Oct 22, 2018

    This collection of 35 biographical profiles introduces young readers to a diverse range of heroes who stood up against injustice. Sometimes, I found this book profoundly moving, but I cannot recommend it, because the author omitted and misrepresented facts in some of the chapters. Biog...

    I received a digital review copy through Edelweiss+ in exchange for an honest review. This brief, collected biography includes not only common, household names from history, but lesser-known people as well (a few I had not heard of before). While it's always nice to read about the ...

    ?The books we read can change our lives?and the world? This book is probably one of my favorites. Just reading about all of these ?normal? people that grew up to be a part of something is so inspiring. This book will show you that despite your age, gender, religion, and n...

    It's always great to learn about these amazing and inspiring people again and again! ...

    Resist by Veronica Chambers offers 35 short summaries of ways that ordinary people stood up to injustice. Chambers organizes her book chronologically and usually spends 2-4 pages per resister. Although reading short biographical pieces on different people isn't in my reading wheelho...

    Grades 3-6 Biography This book includes powerful short biographies of some of the most inspiring people this Earth has known... from Joan of Arc, to Fredrick Douglas, to Lozan the Apache Warrior. Each of the bio's are paired with a quote, a moral, and a # if students want to connect ...

    What I appreciate most about this collection is its balance. It features the profiles of well-known historical figures such as Susan B. Anthony, Mohandas Gandhi, and Martin Luther King, Jr., but also lesser-known figures such as Lozen the Apache Warrior, Chiune Sugihara, and Wangari Ma...

    Inspiring book with a good choice of subjects. The forward by Cory Booker was excellent. Each profile provided just enough information to make the reader want to learn more. I really enjoyed the quotes at the end of each section, particularly Fannie Lou Hamer's p. 132 "Our vote is one ...

    I thought that this book was really good. I really liked learning about many important people, and what they did. I liked how there were so many people and how each story was short. This was a great book that taught a lot of lessons. ...

    Very inspiring stories. I hope teen/tweens find their way to this book. ...

    Inspirational! ...

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  • Abby Obert
    Oct 14, 2018

    This collection of 35 biographical profiles introduces young readers to a diverse range of heroes who stood up against injustice. Sometimes, I found this book profoundly moving, but I cannot recommend it, because the author omitted and misrepresented facts in some of the chapters. Biog...

    I received a digital review copy through Edelweiss+ in exchange for an honest review. This brief, collected biography includes not only common, household names from history, but lesser-known people as well (a few I had not heard of before). While it's always nice to read about the ...

    ?The books we read can change our lives?and the world? This book is probably one of my favorites. Just reading about all of these ?normal? people that grew up to be a part of something is so inspiring. This book will show you that despite your age, gender, religion, and n...

    It's always great to learn about these amazing and inspiring people again and again! ...

    Resist by Veronica Chambers offers 35 short summaries of ways that ordinary people stood up to injustice. Chambers organizes her book chronologically and usually spends 2-4 pages per resister. Although reading short biographical pieces on different people isn't in my reading wheelho...

    Grades 3-6 Biography This book includes powerful short biographies of some of the most inspiring people this Earth has known... from Joan of Arc, to Fredrick Douglas, to Lozan the Apache Warrior. Each of the bio's are paired with a quote, a moral, and a # if students want to connect ...

    What I appreciate most about this collection is its balance. It features the profiles of well-known historical figures such as Susan B. Anthony, Mohandas Gandhi, and Martin Luther King, Jr., but also lesser-known figures such as Lozen the Apache Warrior, Chiune Sugihara, and Wangari Ma...

    Inspiring book with a good choice of subjects. The forward by Cory Booker was excellent. Each profile provided just enough information to make the reader want to learn more. I really enjoyed the quotes at the end of each section, particularly Fannie Lou Hamer's p. 132 "Our vote is one ...

    I thought that this book was really good. I really liked learning about many important people, and what they did. I liked how there were so many people and how each story was short. This was a great book that taught a lot of lessons. ...

    Very inspiring stories. I hope teen/tweens find their way to this book. ...

    Inspirational! ...

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  • Izzy Obert
    Oct 13, 2018

    This collection of 35 biographical profiles introduces young readers to a diverse range of heroes who stood up against injustice. Sometimes, I found this book profoundly moving, but I cannot recommend it, because the author omitted and misrepresented facts in some of the chapters. Biog...

    I received a digital review copy through Edelweiss+ in exchange for an honest review. This brief, collected biography includes not only common, household names from history, but lesser-known people as well (a few I had not heard of before). While it's always nice to read about the ...

    ?The books we read can change our lives?and the world? This book is probably one of my favorites. Just reading about all of these ?normal? people that grew up to be a part of something is so inspiring. This book will show you that despite your age, gender, religion, and n...

    It's always great to learn about these amazing and inspiring people again and again! ...

    Resist by Veronica Chambers offers 35 short summaries of ways that ordinary people stood up to injustice. Chambers organizes her book chronologically and usually spends 2-4 pages per resister. Although reading short biographical pieces on different people isn't in my reading wheelho...

    Grades 3-6 Biography This book includes powerful short biographies of some of the most inspiring people this Earth has known... from Joan of Arc, to Fredrick Douglas, to Lozan the Apache Warrior. Each of the bio's are paired with a quote, a moral, and a # if students want to connect ...

    What I appreciate most about this collection is its balance. It features the profiles of well-known historical figures such as Susan B. Anthony, Mohandas Gandhi, and Martin Luther King, Jr., but also lesser-known figures such as Lozen the Apache Warrior, Chiune Sugihara, and Wangari Ma...

    Inspiring book with a good choice of subjects. The forward by Cory Booker was excellent. Each profile provided just enough information to make the reader want to learn more. I really enjoyed the quotes at the end of each section, particularly Fannie Lou Hamer's p. 132 "Our vote is one ...

    I thought that this book was really good. I really liked learning about many important people, and what they did. I liked how there were so many people and how each story was short. This was a great book that taught a lot of lessons. ...

    Very inspiring stories. I hope teen/tweens find their way to this book. ...

    Inspirational! ...

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  • Catherine LaFleur
    Oct 21, 2018

    This collection of 35 biographical profiles introduces young readers to a diverse range of heroes who stood up against injustice. Sometimes, I found this book profoundly moving, but I cannot recommend it, because the author omitted and misrepresented facts in some of the chapters. Biog...

    I received a digital review copy through Edelweiss+ in exchange for an honest review. This brief, collected biography includes not only common, household names from history, but lesser-known people as well (a few I had not heard of before). While it's always nice to read about the ...

    ?The books we read can change our lives?and the world? This book is probably one of my favorites. Just reading about all of these ?normal? people that grew up to be a part of something is so inspiring. This book will show you that despite your age, gender, religion, and n...

    It's always great to learn about these amazing and inspiring people again and again! ...

    Resist by Veronica Chambers offers 35 short summaries of ways that ordinary people stood up to injustice. Chambers organizes her book chronologically and usually spends 2-4 pages per resister. Although reading short biographical pieces on different people isn't in my reading wheelho...

    Grades 3-6 Biography This book includes powerful short biographies of some of the most inspiring people this Earth has known... from Joan of Arc, to Fredrick Douglas, to Lozan the Apache Warrior. Each of the bio's are paired with a quote, a moral, and a # if students want to connect ...

    What I appreciate most about this collection is its balance. It features the profiles of well-known historical figures such as Susan B. Anthony, Mohandas Gandhi, and Martin Luther King, Jr., but also lesser-known figures such as Lozen the Apache Warrior, Chiune Sugihara, and Wangari Ma...

    Inspiring book with a good choice of subjects. The forward by Cory Booker was excellent. Each profile provided just enough information to make the reader want to learn more. I really enjoyed the quotes at the end of each section, particularly Fannie Lou Hamer's p. 132 "Our vote is one ...

    I thought that this book was really good. I really liked learning about many important people, and what they did. I liked how there were so many people and how each story was short. This was a great book that taught a lot of lessons. ...

    Very inspiring stories. I hope teen/tweens find their way to this book. ...

    Inspirational! ...

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  • Lafira
    Dec 14, 2018

    This collection of 35 biographical profiles introduces young readers to a diverse range of heroes who stood up against injustice. Sometimes, I found this book profoundly moving, but I cannot recommend it, because the author omitted and misrepresented facts in some of the chapters. Biog...

    I received a digital review copy through Edelweiss+ in exchange for an honest review. This brief, collected biography includes not only common, household names from history, but lesser-known people as well (a few I had not heard of before). While it's always nice to read about the ...

    ?The books we read can change our lives?and the world? This book is probably one of my favorites. Just reading about all of these ?normal? people that grew up to be a part of something is so inspiring. This book will show you that despite your age, gender, religion, and n...

    It's always great to learn about these amazing and inspiring people again and again! ...

    Resist by Veronica Chambers offers 35 short summaries of ways that ordinary people stood up to injustice. Chambers organizes her book chronologically and usually spends 2-4 pages per resister. Although reading short biographical pieces on different people isn't in my reading wheelho...

    Grades 3-6 Biography This book includes powerful short biographies of some of the most inspiring people this Earth has known... from Joan of Arc, to Fredrick Douglas, to Lozan the Apache Warrior. Each of the bio's are paired with a quote, a moral, and a # if students want to connect ...

    What I appreciate most about this collection is its balance. It features the profiles of well-known historical figures such as Susan B. Anthony, Mohandas Gandhi, and Martin Luther King, Jr., but also lesser-known figures such as Lozen the Apache Warrior, Chiune Sugihara, and Wangari Ma...

    Inspiring book with a good choice of subjects. The forward by Cory Booker was excellent. Each profile provided just enough information to make the reader want to learn more. I really enjoyed the quotes at the end of each section, particularly Fannie Lou Hamer's p. 132 "Our vote is one ...

    I thought that this book was really good. I really liked learning about many important people, and what they did. I liked how there were so many people and how each story was short. This was a great book that taught a lot of lessons. ...

    Very inspiring stories. I hope teen/tweens find their way to this book. ...

    Inspirational! ...

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  • Trinity Fier
    Nov 18, 2018

    This collection of 35 biographical profiles introduces young readers to a diverse range of heroes who stood up against injustice. Sometimes, I found this book profoundly moving, but I cannot recommend it, because the author omitted and misrepresented facts in some of the chapters. Biog...

    I received a digital review copy through Edelweiss+ in exchange for an honest review. This brief, collected biography includes not only common, household names from history, but lesser-known people as well (a few I had not heard of before). While it's always nice to read about the ...

    ?The books we read can change our lives?and the world? This book is probably one of my favorites. Just reading about all of these ?normal? people that grew up to be a part of something is so inspiring. This book will show you that despite your age, gender, religion, and n...

  • Rachael Bookfairs
    Oct 17, 2018

    This collection of 35 biographical profiles introduces young readers to a diverse range of heroes who stood up against injustice. Sometimes, I found this book profoundly moving, but I cannot recommend it, because the author omitted and misrepresented facts in some of the chapters. Biog...

    I received a digital review copy through Edelweiss+ in exchange for an honest review. This brief, collected biography includes not only common, household names from history, but lesser-known people as well (a few I had not heard of before). While it's always nice to read about the ...

    ?The books we read can change our lives?and the world? This book is probably one of my favorites. Just reading about all of these ?normal? people that grew up to be a part of something is so inspiring. This book will show you that despite your age, gender, religion, and n...

    It's always great to learn about these amazing and inspiring people again and again! ...

    Resist by Veronica Chambers offers 35 short summaries of ways that ordinary people stood up to injustice. Chambers organizes her book chronologically and usually spends 2-4 pages per resister. Although reading short biographical pieces on different people isn't in my reading wheelho...

    Grades 3-6 Biography This book includes powerful short biographies of some of the most inspiring people this Earth has known... from Joan of Arc, to Fredrick Douglas, to Lozan the Apache Warrior. Each of the bio's are paired with a quote, a moral, and a # if students want to connect ...

    What I appreciate most about this collection is its balance. It features the profiles of well-known historical figures such as Susan B. Anthony, Mohandas Gandhi, and Martin Luther King, Jr., but also lesser-known figures such as Lozen the Apache Warrior, Chiune Sugihara, and Wangari Ma...

    Inspiring book with a good choice of subjects. The forward by Cory Booker was excellent. Each profile provided just enough information to make the reader want to learn more. I really enjoyed the quotes at the end of each section, particularly Fannie Lou Hamer's p. 132 "Our vote is one ...

    I thought that this book was really good. I really liked learning about many important people, and what they did. I liked how there were so many people and how each story was short. This was a great book that taught a lot of lessons. ...

    Very inspiring stories. I hope teen/tweens find their way to this book. ...

    Inspirational! ...

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  • Aidan
    Nov 06, 2018

    This collection of 35 biographical profiles introduces young readers to a diverse range of heroes who stood up against injustice. Sometimes, I found this book profoundly moving, but I cannot recommend it, because the author omitted and misrepresented facts in some of the chapters. Biog...

    I received a digital review copy through Edelweiss+ in exchange for an honest review. This brief, collected biography includes not only common, household names from history, but lesser-known people as well (a few I had not heard of before). While it's always nice to read about the ...

    ?The books we read can change our lives?and the world? This book is probably one of my favorites. Just reading about all of these ?normal? people that grew up to be a part of something is so inspiring. This book will show you that despite your age, gender, religion, and n...

    It's always great to learn about these amazing and inspiring people again and again! ...

    Resist by Veronica Chambers offers 35 short summaries of ways that ordinary people stood up to injustice. Chambers organizes her book chronologically and usually spends 2-4 pages per resister. Although reading short biographical pieces on different people isn't in my reading wheelho...

    Grades 3-6 Biography This book includes powerful short biographies of some of the most inspiring people this Earth has known... from Joan of Arc, to Fredrick Douglas, to Lozan the Apache Warrior. Each of the bio's are paired with a quote, a moral, and a # if students want to connect ...

    What I appreciate most about this collection is its balance. It features the profiles of well-known historical figures such as Susan B. Anthony, Mohandas Gandhi, and Martin Luther King, Jr., but also lesser-known figures such as Lozen the Apache Warrior, Chiune Sugihara, and Wangari Ma...

    Inspiring book with a good choice of subjects. The forward by Cory Booker was excellent. Each profile provided just enough information to make the reader want to learn more. I really enjoyed the quotes at the end of each section, particularly Fannie Lou Hamer's p. 132 "Our vote is one ...

    I thought that this book was really good. I really liked learning about many important people, and what they did. I liked how there were so many people and how each story was short. This was a great book that taught a lot of lessons. ...

  • Angela King
    Nov 14, 2018

    This collection of 35 biographical profiles introduces young readers to a diverse range of heroes who stood up against injustice. Sometimes, I found this book profoundly moving, but I cannot recommend it, because the author omitted and misrepresented facts in some of the chapters. Biog...

    I received a digital review copy through Edelweiss+ in exchange for an honest review. This brief, collected biography includes not only common, household names from history, but lesser-known people as well (a few I had not heard of before). While it's always nice to read about the ...

    ?The books we read can change our lives?and the world? This book is probably one of my favorites. Just reading about all of these ?normal? people that grew up to be a part of something is so inspiring. This book will show you that despite your age, gender, religion, and n...

    It's always great to learn about these amazing and inspiring people again and again! ...

    Resist by Veronica Chambers offers 35 short summaries of ways that ordinary people stood up to injustice. Chambers organizes her book chronologically and usually spends 2-4 pages per resister. Although reading short biographical pieces on different people isn't in my reading wheelho...

    Grades 3-6 Biography This book includes powerful short biographies of some of the most inspiring people this Earth has known... from Joan of Arc, to Fredrick Douglas, to Lozan the Apache Warrior. Each of the bio's are paired with a quote, a moral, and a # if students want to connect ...

  • Christine Welker
    Dec 10, 2018

    This collection of 35 biographical profiles introduces young readers to a diverse range of heroes who stood up against injustice. Sometimes, I found this book profoundly moving, but I cannot recommend it, because the author omitted and misrepresented facts in some of the chapters. Biog...

    I received a digital review copy through Edelweiss+ in exchange for an honest review. This brief, collected biography includes not only common, household names from history, but lesser-known people as well (a few I had not heard of before). While it's always nice to read about the ...

    ?The books we read can change our lives?and the world? This book is probably one of my favorites. Just reading about all of these ?normal? people that grew up to be a part of something is so inspiring. This book will show you that despite your age, gender, religion, and n...

    It's always great to learn about these amazing and inspiring people again and again! ...

    Resist by Veronica Chambers offers 35 short summaries of ways that ordinary people stood up to injustice. Chambers organizes her book chronologically and usually spends 2-4 pages per resister. Although reading short biographical pieces on different people isn't in my reading wheelho...

    Grades 3-6 Biography This book includes powerful short biographies of some of the most inspiring people this Earth has known... from Joan of Arc, to Fredrick Douglas, to Lozan the Apache Warrior. Each of the bio's are paired with a quote, a moral, and a # if students want to connect ...

    What I appreciate most about this collection is its balance. It features the profiles of well-known historical figures such as Susan B. Anthony, Mohandas Gandhi, and Martin Luther King, Jr., but also lesser-known figures such as Lozen the Apache Warrior, Chiune Sugihara, and Wangari Ma...

    Inspiring book with a good choice of subjects. The forward by Cory Booker was excellent. Each profile provided just enough information to make the reader want to learn more. I really enjoyed the quotes at the end of each section, particularly Fannie Lou Hamer's p. 132 "Our vote is one ...

    I thought that this book was really good. I really liked learning about many important people, and what they did. I liked how there were so many people and how each story was short. This was a great book that taught a lot of lessons. ...

    Very inspiring stories. I hope teen/tweens find their way to this book. ...

    Inspirational! ...

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