How I Resist

How I Resist : Activism and Hope for a New Generation

3.86 (1,687 ratings by Goodreads)
By (author) 

Free delivery worldwide

Available. Expected delivery to the United States in 8-13 business days.


Not ordering to the United States? Click here.

Description

Now, more than ever, young people are motivated to make a difference in a world they're bound to inherit. They're ready to stand up and be heard - but with much to shout about, where they do they begin? What can I do? How can I help?

How I Resist is the response, and a way to start the conversation. To show readers that they are not helpless, and that anyone can be the change. A collection of essays, songs, illustrations, and interviews about activism and hope, How I Resist features an all-star group of contributors, including, John Paul Brammer, Libba Bray, Lauren Duca, Modern Family's Jesse Tyler Ferguson and his husband Justin Mikita, Alex Gino, Hebh Jamal, Malinda Lo, Dylan Marron, Hamilton star Javier Munoz, Rosie O'Donnell, Junauda Petrus, Jodi Picoult, Jason Reynolds, Karuna Riazi, Maya Rupert, Dana Schwartz, Dan Sinker, Ali Stroker, Jonny Sun (aka @jonnysun), Sabaa Tahir, Shaina Taub, Daniel Watts, Jennifer Weiner, Jacqueline Woodson, and more, all edited and compiled by New York Times bestselling author Maureen Johnson.

In How I Resist, readers will find hope and support through voices that are at turns personal, funny, irreverent, and instructive. Not just for a young adult audience, this incredibly impactful collection will appeal to readers of all ages who are feeling adrift and looking for guidance.

How I Resist is the kind of book people will be discussing for years to come and a staple on bookshelves for generations.
show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 178 x 225 x 17mm | 400g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 1250168368
  • 9781250168368
  • 405,556

Review quote

"Candor and passion radiate from the 30 voices raised in this trenchant and timely compendium of interviews, essays, reflections, illustrations, and poems." -- Publisher's Weekly

"[Maureen Johnson] has done an exceptional job calling on different voices to share their wisdom and thoughts on making a difference" -- School Library Journal

"This offers plenty of access points for teens looking for advice, catharsis, and/or motivation." -- The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books
show more

About Maureen Johnson

Maureen Johnson is the New York Times bestselling author of over a dozen YA novels, including 13 Little Blue Envelopes, The Name of the Star, and Truly Devious. She is also the co-host of Says Who, a political podcast about the aftermath of the 2016 election. She lives in New York City.

Tim Federle is an award-winning writer whose works include the New York Times Notable Books The Great American Whatever and Better Nate Than Ever, the global bestseller Tequila Mockingbird: Cocktails with a Literary Twist, and the Tony-nominated Broadway musical Tuck Everlasting. He lives (and resists) in New York City.
show more

Rating details

1,687 ratings
3.86 out of 5 stars
5 26% (437)
4 42% (711)
3 26% (445)
2 4% (60)
1 2% (34)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X