Free? : Stories Celebrating Human Rights

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A celebration of human rights. eBook available.

To commemorate the 60th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Walker Books and Amnesty International have joined together to create a short-story collection for young adults, celebrating what it means to be free. Hosting a variety of talented children's authors from all around the globe, the anthology embraces such themes as asylum, law, education and faith in a way that will both inspire and entertain.
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Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 127 x 193.04 x 20.32mm | 226.8g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Repr.
  • 1406318302
  • 9781406318302
  • 390,858

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An absorbing book which in the age-old tradition of story telling, gets the point over to its young readers that not everyone in the world has the freedom they treat so lightly * Newbury Weekly News * Containing truly outstanding contributions from Morpurgo, Rita Williams-Garcia
and Margaret Mahy, the collection delivers tales that leave the reader, as Mahy
puts it, `with heads that spin inside with the surprise of life and the thrill
of words that jostled and danced freely - no matter what country you happened to
live in. * INIS * Frequently thought-provoking, these stories adeptly highlight the universal importance of human rights. * Publisher's Weekly *
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175 ratings
3.54 out of 5 stars
5 20% (35)
4 29% (51)
3 40% (70)
2 7% (13)
1 3% (6)
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