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Who Was Coretta Scott King? —Herman, Gail, 1959- author.
Book
2017
7 available of 10 items

Presents the life and achievements of Coretta Scott King, discussing her vital role in the Civil Rights Movement, her awareness campaigns, and her efforts to continue the work of her husband, Martin Luther King, Jr.

Just mercy : a story of justice and redemption —Stevenson, Bryan, author.
Book
2019
20 available of 35 items

The founder of the Equal Justice Initiative in Montgomery, Alabama recounts his experiences as a lawyer working to assist those desperately in need, reflecting on his pursuit of the ideal of compassion in American justic...

Stories for kids who dare to be different : true tales of amazing people who stood up and stood out —Brooks, Ben, 1992- author.
Book
2018
0 available of 3 items

Profiles over seventy people who broke the rules and smashed stereotypes, including such figures as Emma Gonzalez, Andy Warhol, Bjork, Hans Christian Andersen, and Sally Ride.

Humanitarians —Hacker, Carlotta.
Book
1999
10 available of 10 items

Traces the lives of six women who have devoted their lives to helping those in need, including Princess Diana, Dolores Huerta, Helen Keller, Graca Simbine Machel, Eleanor Roosevelt, and Mother Teresa.

Peace, love, action! : everyday acts of goodness from A to Z —Zabinski, Tanya, 1963- author.
Book
2019
0 available of 1 items

"An invitation to young readers to roll up their sleeves, get inspired, and take action to build a sustainable, just, and loving world, this book is an illustrated A-Z of everyday actions that make a peaceful, fun, and v...

Resist : 35 profiles of ordinary people who rose up against tyranny and injustice —Chambers, Veronica, author.
Book
2018
6 available of 7 items

"A nonfiction collection of profiles of prominent activists for young readers"-- Provided by publisher.

Nomad —Hirsi Ali, Ayaan, 1969-
Book
2011
20 available of 21 items

Rebels —Hacker, Carlotta.
Book
1999
2 available of 2 items

Chronicles the lives and achievements of revolutionary women, including civil rights activist Angela Davis, human rights activist Rigoberta Menchu, and suffragist Emmeline Pankhurst.

Corazon Aquino —Sánchez Vegara, Ma Isabel (María Isabel), author.
Book
2020
1 available of 2 items

"Little Corazon was a shy, studious child, with a great sense of justice. [When she became an adult], she and her family were forced to speak out against the corruption that was ruining her home under the rule of an unj...

Just mercy a story of justice and redemption —Stevenson, Bryan.
Book On CD
2014
3 available of 3 items

The founder of the Equal Justice Initiative in Montgomery, Alabama recounts his experiences as a lawyer working to assist those desperately in need, reflecting on his pursuit of the ideal of compassion in American justic...

Ella persistió alrededor del mundo : 13 mujeres que cambiaron la historia —Clinton, Chelsea, author.
Book
2018
0 available of 1 items

Profiles the lives of thirteen women who have left their mark on world history, including Caroline Herschel, Marie Curie, Mary Verghese, and Malala Yousafzai.

In her footsteps : where trailblazing women changed the world
Book
2020
2 available of 2 items

Discover the lives and locations of trailblazing women who changed the course of history as you journey to the heart of women's activism, history and creativity through the ages. From the temple of Queen Hatshepsut in Eg...

Rockin' the Boat : 50 Iconic Rebels and Revolutionaries : from Joan of Arc to Malcolm X —Fleischer, Jeff, author.
Book
2014
4 available of 4 items

"We love to root for the underdog, and that's part of why we're drawn to the stories of revolutionaries. Whether they fail, succeed, or succeed only to become what they once fought against, people who can rally others to...

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