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Meet six heroic social activists.

The next book in our six-in-one, full-color bio series will focus on Peace Warriors. Featuring men and women who have worked passionately to pioneer peaceful solutions to violent conflicts throughout history. Our peace warriors will include Mahatma Gandhi, Martin Luther King, Dalai Lama, Desmond Tutu, Dorothy Day, and Ellen Sirleaf Johnson. Find out about their childhoods, where they went to school, what their families were like, and their major accomplishments. Six inspiring tales of courage and conviction.

About the Author

Andrea Davis Pinkney is the author of many children's books, including the Coretta Scott King Author Honor Book, LET IT SHINE: STORIES OF BLACK WOMEN FREEDOM FIGHTERS; DUKE ELLINGTON, a Caldecott Honor and Coretta Scott King Honor Book; BOYCOTT BLUES: HOW ROSA PARKS INSPIRED A NATION; and most recently the NEW YORK TIMES bestseller, SIT-IN: HOW FOUR FRIENDS STOOD UP BY SITTING DOWN. She lives in New York City, where she also works as a childrens book editor.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780545518574
Author:
Pinkney, Andrea Davis
Publisher:
Scholastic Paperbacks
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Profiles
Series Volume:
6
Publication Date:
20130731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 5 up to 9
Language:
English
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
7.63 x 5.25 in
Age Level:
from 10 up to 14

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