Stories for Kids Who Dare to Be Different: True Tales of Amazing People Who Stood Up and Stood Out

Stories for Kids Who Dare to Be Different: True Tales of Amazing People Who Stood Up and Stood Out

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Boys will be boys and girls will be girls? Not in this book.
The follow-up to Ben Brooks's New York Times bestselling Stories for Boys Who Dare to Be Different, this book offers more extraordinary true stories of amazing people who broke the mold and changed the world for the better. The resulting message? Be yourself, and your dreams might come true.

With the help of Quinton Winter's striking full-color illustrations, Brooks offers an accessible compilation of 76 famous and not-so-famous influencers from the past to the present day, every single one of them a rule-breaker and stereotype-smasher in his or her own way. Entries include Emma Gonzalez, Andy Warhol, Bjork, Hans Christian Andersen, Sally Ride, and so many more -- heroes from all walks of life and from all over the world.


Author: Ben Brooks
Publisher: Running Press Kids
Published: 05/07/2019
Pages: 160
Binding Type: Hardcover
Weight: 1.54lbs
Size: 9.80h x 7.50w x 0.70d
ISBN: 9780762468553
Audience: Ages 9-12

Review Citation(s):
Kirkus Reviews 04/01/2019
Publishers Weekly 05/27/2019
School Library Journal 06/01/2019 pg. 87

About the Author
Ben Brooks is the author of several books, including Grow Up, Lolito, Hurra, and Stories for Boys Who Dare to Be Different.

Quinton Winter is a British illustrator, artist, and colorist. He has worked for many clients including the Guardian newspaper, Walker Books, Vertigo Comics, and the BBC.