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Rigoberta Menchu: Defending Human Rights in Guatamala (Women Changing the World)

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Publisher Comments:

Now there is a series designed especially to introduce young people to women whose heroic lives have helped to shape our world. Informative, inspiring, and engaging, the series tells of extraordinary achievements women have made throughout the world and introduces younger readers to the realities of other countries and cultures. Grades 6 and up. This unique biography series is designed to introduce young readers to the achievements of women around the world. The books tell the dramatic life stories of courageous women who have overcome adversity and discrimination to make extraordinary contributions to the global community. Each book contains contextual information about the geography, politics, and culture of its subject's homeland and introduces, on an accessible level, concepts such as the global economy, environmental preservation, and human rights. By providing role models, Women Changing the World serves as a source of inspiration for future world changers.

Titles in the Series include:

Aung San Suu Kyi

Standing Up for Democracy in Burma

PB $9.95, 1-55861-197-5

HC x 19.95, 1-55861-196-7

Ela Bhatt

Uniting Women in India

PB $9.95, 1-55861-228-9

HC x $19.95, 1-55861-229-7

Mairead Corrigan and Betty Williams

Making Peace in Northern Ireland

PB $9.95, 1-55861-201-7

HC x $19.95, 1-55861-200-9

Mamphela Ramphele

Challenging Apartheid in South Africa

PB $9.95, 1-55861-226-2

HC x $19.95, 1-55861-227-0

Rigoberta Menchu

Defending Human Rights in Guatemala

PB $9.95, 1-55861-199-1

HC x $19.95, 1-55861-198-3

Synopsis:

A new multicultural biography series for young readers that focuses on major achievements by women from around the world.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781558611993
Foreword:
Bunch, Charlotte
Author:
Bunch, Charlotte
Author:
Silverstone, Michael
Publisher:
Feminist Press
Location:
New York, NY
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
Juvenile literature
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - Political
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Biography / Autobiography
Subject:
Politics & Government
Subject:
Mayas
Subject:
Guatemala
Subject:
Menchu, rigoberta, 1959-
Subject:
History - Central & South America
Subject:
Women human rights workers.
Subject:
Quichâe women
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Subject:
Social Science - Politics & Government
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography : Political
Subject:
Menchu, Rigoberta - Juvenile literature
Subject:
Quichâe women -- Biography.
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Biography
Subject:
Biographical - Other
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Women Changing the World
Series Volume:
103-428
Publication Date:
19981131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
32 BandW photographs
Pages:
112
Dimensions:
9 x 7 x 0.3 in 10 oz
Age Level:
09-12

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