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eBook People Who Said No: Courage Against Oppression ePub

by Laura Scandiffio

  • ISBN: 1554513820
  • Category: Growing Up and Facts of Life
  • Subcategory: For Children
  • Author: Laura Scandiffio
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Annick Press (June 21, 2012)
  • Pages: 172
  • ePub book: 1956 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1915 kb
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  • Rating: 4.6
  • Votes: 791

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People Who Said No: Coura. has been added to your Cart. By blending storytelling with non-fiction elements, Scandiffio helps readers to relate to these figures as real people, giving life to what may otherwise seem like a distant historical event. Amanda Cannon Canadian Children's Book News). As she notes in the introduction, the author has woven in scenes and conversations that serve to personalize these stories, while remaining true to history.

This thought-provoking book features people who did just that: Sophie and Hans Scholl, siblings who distributed antigovernment pamphlets in Nazi Germany; and Andrei Sakharov, who helped develop the nuclear bomb in Cold War Russia, but then spoke out against its use. Some, like Rosa Parks, were not originally in positions of political power but came out of the ranks of regular citizens to stand up for human rights. Others, like Oscar Romero, archbishop of El Salvador, used their power to change the status quo.

People Who Said No: Courage Against Oppression

People Who Said No: Courage Against Oppression. There are times when breaking the rules is the right thing to do. Inspiring stories of people who stood up against oppression, discrimination, and the abuse of power –– even when it put their own lives at risk. The White Rose resistance movement in Nazi Germany, Rosa Parks’s struggle against segregation, Aung San Suu Kyi’s fight for democracy in Myanmar and the 2011 people's uprising in Egypt are among the seven exciting stories of real-life heroes who refused to accept the injustices of their time

When saying no is the right thing to do, sometimes it's okay to ignore the rules or break the . Seven profiles of people (Rosa Parks, Andrei Sakharov, et. who spoke out against oppression and injustice

When saying no is the right thing to do, sometimes it's okay to ignore the rules or break the law. In fact, it's essential! This thought-provoking book features people who did just that: Sophie and. who spoke out against oppression and injustice. Each one highlights a particular period, including the Nazi and apartheid eras. Photographs, graphics, and headings are clear and interesting, and each section contains a brief summary of the period or event.

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When saying no is the right thing to do. Sometimes it’s okay to ignore the rules or break the law. In fact, it’s essential! This thought-provoking book features people who did just that: Sophie and Hans Scholl, siblings who distributed antigovernment pamphlets in Nazi Germany; and Andrei Sakharov, who helped develop the nuclear bomb in Cold War Russia, but then spoke out against its use. Some, like Rosa Parks, were not originally in positions of political power but came out of the ranks of regular citizens to stand up for human rights. Others, like Oscar Romero, archbishop of El Salvador, used their power to change the status quo. Also included are Helen Suzman, a South African member of parliament who fought apartheid; Aung San Suu Kyi, who spent years under house arrest for protesting the dictatorship in Burma; and the people of Egypt, who recently brought down the repressive government of Hosni Mubarak. These inspirational profiles of people who followed their moral compass make for riveting stories as well as excellent starting points for discussions about ethics and morality.