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Our Rights free pdf This around-the-world tour introduces readers to children who have taken on the role of social activist, fighting for human rights and social justice in countries as diverse as Yemen and Congo, Canada and the United States. Ten children receive main profiles, and over a dozen others are featured in smaller sidebars. Anita Khushwaha fought against gender and class bias in her community in India. Emman Bagual founded Mind Your Rights to fight child labor in the Philippines. Zach Bonner walked 1,000 miles to raise awareness about homeless children in the United States. A diverse range of other issues is covered, including aboriginal rights, human trafficking and child soldiers, and the full United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child can be found alongside tips for how kids everywhere can make a difference.

About Janet Wilson

Janet Wilson is an author and fine artist whose picture book Our Earth: How kids are saving the planet was the winner of the Science in Society Book Award and named a Smithsonian Notable Book for 2010. It is also the finalist for the Silver Birch Express award from the Ontario Library Association. Her book One Peace: True stories of young activists won the Children's Roundtable 2009 Information Book Award. She is the author/illustrator of Imagine That!, and the illustrator of In Flanders Fields, Out of Slavery, and Jasper's Day, among many others. Janet lives in Eden Mills, Ontario, a community with a strong environmental focus that includes an initiative to be the first village in North America to go carbon neutral.

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Author : Janet Wilson
Publisher : Second Story Press
Data Published : 15 April 2013
ISBN : 1926920953
EAN : 9781926920955
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 32 pages
Age + : 5-9 years
Language : English
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