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As we in the United States have the right to speak the truth, we also have theneed to be told the truth. Throughout history, politicians, writers, environmentalists, political activists, and others have used this freedom to motivate and empower Americans to challenge the status quo. Artist Robert Shetterly's fifty portraits, combined with thought-provoking quotes and concise biographies, offer a powerful view into what it means to be American, to hold American values, and to be part of a democratic society. Included are Frederick Douglass, Rachel Carson, Chief Joseph, Rosa Parks, Cesar Chavez, Mark Twain, Woody Guthrie, and more.

Synopsis:

Stunning portraits and stirring words of brave citizens from all walks of life.

As we in the United States have the right to speak the truth, we also have the need to be told the truth. Americans have used this freedom to motivate and empower others to challenge the status quo. Artist Robert Shetterly?s fifty portraits offer a powerful perspective on what it means to be American and to be part of a democratic society.

About the Author

Robert Shetterly lives in Brooksville, Maine.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780142411087
Author:
Shetterly, Robert
Publisher:
Puffin Books
Subject:
History - United States/General
Subject:
Art - General
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography : General
Subject:
General
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - Historical
Subject:
Social reformers
Subject:
Political activists
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Biography
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Hardback
Publication Date:
20080531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 4 up to 6
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
48
Dimensions:
8.96x10.80x.15 in. .47 lbs.
Age Level:
10-14

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Stunning portraits and stirring words of brave citizens from all walks of life.

As we in the United States have the right to speak the truth, we also have the need to be told the truth. Americans have used this freedom to motivate and empower others to challenge the status quo. Artist Robert Shetterly?s fifty portraits offer a powerful perspective on what it means to be American and to be part of a democratic society.

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