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Paths to Peace: People Who Changed the World

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With a stirring quote set within a stunning and incisive collage, Zalben sets the tone for each of the sixteen peacemakers she profiles in this book. Mahatma Gandhi, Eleanor Roosevelt, Cesar Chavez,Aung San Suu Kyi, and the most recent Nobel Prize winner, Dr.Wangari Maathai, are some of thepeople she chose to represent different eras and parts of the globe. Many started down their path to peace during childhood, and all challenge us to think about improving the lives of others. Also included in this beautiful volume are art notes, a glossary, a bibliography, further reading, and an index, making it an excellent resource for teachers and students.

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With a stirring quote set within a stunning and incisive collage, Zalben sets the tone for each of the 16 peacemakers profiled in this book, including Mahatma Ghandi, Cesar Chavez, and the most recent Nobel Peace Prize winner, Dr. Wangari Maathai. Full color.

About the Author

Jane Breskin Zalben is the author-artist for many books, including Saturday Night at the Beastro, which she created with her husband, Steven.  She lives in Long Island, New York.

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ISBN:
9780525477341
Author:
Zalben, Jane Breskin
Publisher:
Dutton Children's Books
Author:
Zalben, Jane
Subject:
History - General
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - Political
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Biography / Autobiography
Subject:
Heroes
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - Social Activists
Subject:
Social Studies - General
Subject:
Political
Subject:
General-General
Edition Description:
Hardback
Publication Date:
20060331
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 3 up to AND UP
Language:
English
Illustrations:
, Y
Pages:
48
Dimensions:
10.48x8.72x.43 in. .92 lbs.
Age Level:
08-12

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"Synopsis" by , With a stirring quote set within a stunning and incisive collage, Zalben sets the tone for each of the 16 peacemakers profiled in this book, including Mahatma Ghandi, Cesar Chavez, and the most recent Nobel Peace Prize winner, Dr. Wangari Maathai. Full color.
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