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We all want a good and fulfilled life. For this to happen, we need to look after each other and stand up for the basic human rights that we often take for granted. This book features 16 different freedoms accompanied by beautiful illustrations.
This beautiful collection, published 60 years on, celebrates each declaration with an illustration by an internationally-renowned artist or illustrator and is the perfect gift for children and adults alike.
This book contains 17 quotations about many different aspects of freedom, from the freedom to have an education to the freedom to have a home and be yourself. All the chosen quotations are in simple words that can be understood by young children.
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.
The 30 rights set down in 1948 by the United Nations are incredibly powerful. This book offers kids an accessibly written list of these rights, commentary by other kids, and richly evocative photography illustrating each right.
This book looks at the history of human rights, and the challenges of agreeing a universally acceptable code. The book confronts key issues and areas of potential conflict.
With simple text accompanied by vibrant illustrations, a young narrator describes what it means to be a child with rights - from the right to food, water and shelter, the right to go to school, to be free from violence, breathe clean air, and more.
This book proves that you're never too little to make a difference. Audrey Faye Hendricks was bold and brave, and hers is the inspiring story of one child's role in the Civil Rights Movement.
Should everybody have human rights? Are some human rights more important than others? How can human rights be enforced? This book gives subjects and topics ideal for classroom debates and any further research.
An inspiring account of an event that shaped American history. This picture- book tribute to Mrs. Parks is a celebration of her courageous action and the events that followed.
Before the Little Rock Nine and Rosa Parks, there was Barbara Rose Johns, a teenager who used nonviolent civil disobedience to draw attention to her cause. This illustrated book mixes biography with social history.
The inspiring, true story of Malala Yousafzai, a young Pakistani girl who stands up and speaks out for every child's right to education. This story is a testament to the power of education to change the world for boys and girls everywhere.
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