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Stand Up, Stand Out!: 25 Rebel Heroes Who Stood Up for Their Beliefs - And How They Could Inspire You

Stand Up, Stand Out!: 25 Rebel Heroes Who Stood Up for Their Beliefs - And How They Could Inspire You

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From ancient heroes like the rebel slave Spartacus to modern-day dissenters who defied the odds, Stand Up, Stand Out! is the ultimate guide to inspiring tales of human passion and courage.

Meet 25 of the most inspiring humans of all time! These rebels stood up for what they believed in, spoke out against injustice, and overcame impossible obstacles. From world leaders such as Gandhi and Nelson Mandela to unsung heroes like Irena Sendler (who smuggled 2,500 children out of the Warsaw Ghetto in World War II) and Juliane Koepcke (who survived an airplane crash at aged 17, followed by nine days in the Amazon rainforest), this book is filled with incredible stories of passion and endurance. It also offers encouraging suggestions on how to make your own stand when you see unfairness.

Meet these heroes!

  • Boudicca, the Celtic Queen who battled the invading Romans
  • Galileo Galilei, the star scientist whose theories upset the Catholic Church
  • Mary Seacole, the Jamaican nurse who fought against racism to treat soldiers during the Crimean War
  • Martin Luther King, Jr., winner of the Nobel Peace Prize who protested segregation and inequality
  • Muhammad Ali, the boxer who followed his conscience and refused to join the military
  • Cory Aquino, who stood against corruption in the Philippines . . . even after her husband's assassination
  • Malcolm Michaels Jr. / Marsha P. Johnson, the transgender icon and LGBTQ activist
  • And more!


Author: Kay Woodward
Publisher: Welbeck Children's
Published: 03/01/2022
Pages: 112
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 0.85lbs
Size: 9.60h x 7.40w x 0.50d
ISBN: 9781783128600
Audience: Ages 9-12

Accelerated Reader:
Reading Level: 6.3
Point Value: 3
Interest Level: Middle Grade
Quiz #/Name: 510526 / Stand Up, Stand Out! 25 Rebel Heroes Who Stood Up for Their Beliefs - And How They Could Inspire You
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