Warriors Don t Cry

Warriors Don t Cry
Author: Melba Beals
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 240
Release: 2007-07-24
ISBN 10: 1416948821
ISBN 13: 9781416948827
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Warriors Don t Cry Book Review:

The author describes the threats and emotional abuse she endured from white student and adults along with her fears of endangering her family as she commited to being one of the first African American students to integrate Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas in 1957.

March Forward Girl

March Forward  Girl
Author: Melba Pattillo Beals
Publsiher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Total Pages: 224
Release: 2018-01-02
ISBN 10: 1328882128
ISBN 13: 9781328882127
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

March Forward Girl Book Review:

From the legendary civil rights activist and author of the million-copy selling Warriors Don't Cry comes a powerful, timely new memoir about growing up in the segregated South. Civil rights heroine Melba Patillo Beals puts readers right in her saddle oxfords as she struggles to understand--and fight back against--the laws that told her she was less just because of the color of her skin. Includes photos and illustrations.

Warriors Don t Cry Student Packet

Warriors Don t Cry Student Packet
Author: Melba Beals,Novel Units, Inc. Staff
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 40
Release: 2005
ISBN 10: 9781581309195
ISBN 13: 1581309198
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Warriors Don t Cry Student Packet Book Review:

Warriors Don t Cry

Warriors Don t Cry
Author: Melba Pattillo Beals
Publsiher: Washington Square Press
Total Pages: 336
Release: 1995-02-01
ISBN 10: 9780671866396
ISBN 13: 0671866397
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Warriors Don t Cry Book Review:

In this essential autobiographical account by one of the Civil Rights Movement’s most powerful figures, Melba Pattillo Beals of the Little Rock Nine explores not only the oppressive force of racism, but the ability of young people to change ideas of race and identity. In 1957, well before Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech, Melba Pattillo Beals and eight other teenagers became iconic symbols for the Civil Rights Movement and the dismantling of Jim Crow in the American South as they integrated Little Rock’s Central High School in the wake of the landmark 1954 Supreme Court ruling, Brown v. Board of Education. Throughout her harrowing ordeal, Melba was taunted by her schoolmates and their parents, threatened by a lynch mob’s rope, attacked with lighted sticks of dynamite, and injured by acid sprayed in her eyes. But through it all, she acted with dignity and courage, and refused to back down. Warriors Don’t Cry is, at times, a difficult but necessary reminder of the valuable lessons we can learn from our nation’s past. It is a story of courage and the bravery of a handful of young, black students who used their voices to influence change during a turbulent time.

Witness to Greatness

Witness to Greatness
Author: Obi Nwasokwa
Publsiher: Xlibris Corporation
Total Pages: 528
Release: 2016-03-23
ISBN 10: 1514452693
ISBN 13: 9781514452691
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Witness to Greatness Book Review:

It is the very stuff of legend. A man from the very bottom of the American caste emerges, seemingly out of nowhere, captures the nations imagination and improbably -- within four odd years, defies gravity and rises to the dizzying height of the American presidency thereby becoming the first non-white in history elected to lead an overwhelmingly white nation. A Cinderella like fairy tale? No. Thats the story of President Barack Obama. Seismic and epic, it is a biblical tale of the trials, travails, tribulations and dazzling triumphs of the rejected stone that became cornerstone of Moses as pharaoh. Reviled and vilified like his legendary idol, Abraham Lincoln, whose election sparked the American civil war, Obamas election likewise triggered a cold uncivil civil war. That notwithstanding, his achievements are impressive even historic. Regarded as a Gettysburg-like pivotal moment in American history, Obamas metaphorical conquest of the American presidency is a monumental achievement, a crossing of the Rubicon and a historic 1066-type turning point matched in its sheer historic weight and majesty only by the achievements of Washington and Lincoln. It reboots American democracy and heralds a new Yes We can! era of American and world history with new and expansive possibilities already evident in the unusual and iconoclastic demographic profiles of many of his wannabe successors. It gives credence to the creed All men are created equal and confers legitimacy on American democracy. It redounds to the credit of the nation, and burnishes her image as the pacesetter in the quest for interracial harmony. Citing these and Obamas many other achievements such as saving a moribund economy and reforming healthcare, the author predicts that Obama will be revered as one of Americas greatest presidents.

Indian Horse

Indian Horse
Author: Richard Wagamese
Publsiher: D & M Publishers
Total Pages: 232
Release: 2012-01-27
ISBN 10: 1553659708
ISBN 13: 9781553659709
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Indian Horse Book Review:

"An unforgettable work of art."—The National Post Saul Indian Horse is dying. Tucked away in a hospice high above the clash and clang of a big city, he embarks on a marvellous journey of imagination back through the life he led as a northern Ojibway, with all its sorrows and joys. With compassion and insight, author Richard Wagamese traces through his fictional characters the decline of a culture and a cultural way. For Saul, taken forcibly from the land and his family when he's sent to residential school, salvation comes for a while through his incredible gifts as a hockey player. But in the harsh realities of 1960s Canada, he battles obdurate racism and the spirit-destroying effects of cultural alienation and displacement. Indian Horse unfolds against the bleak loveliness of northern Ontario, all rock, marsh, bog and cedar. Wagamese writes with a spare beauty, penetrating the heart of a remarkable Ojibway man. Drawing on his great-grandfather's mystical gift of vision, Saul Indian Horse comes to recognize the influence of everyday magic on his own life. In this wise and moving novel, Richard Wagamese shares that gift of magic with readers as well.

Nineteen Eighty Four

Nineteen Eighty Four
Author: George Orwell
Publsiher: epubli
Total Pages: 327
Release: 2021-01-09
ISBN 10: 3753145130
ISBN 13: 9783753145136
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nineteen Eighty Four Book Review:

"Nineteen Eighty-Four: A Novel", often published as "1984", is a dystopian social science fiction novel by English novelist George Orwell. It was published on 8 June 1949 by Secker & Warburg as Orwell's ninth and final book completed in his lifetime. Thematically, "Nineteen Eighty-Four" centres on the consequences of totalitarianism, mass surveillance, and repressive regimentation of persons and behaviours within society. Orwell, himself a democratic socialist, modelled the authoritarian government in the novel after Stalinist Russia. More broadly, the novel examines the role of truth and facts within politics and the ways in which they are manipulated. The story takes place in an imagined future, the year 1984, when much of the world has fallen victim to perpetual war, omnipresent government surveillance, historical negationism, and propaganda. Great Britain, known as Airstrip One, has become a province of a totalitarian superstate named Oceania that is ruled by the Party who employ the Thought Police to persecute individuality and independent thinking. Big Brother, the leader of the Party, enjoys an intense cult of personality despite the fact that he may not even exist. The protagonist, Winston Smith, is a diligent and skillful rank-and-file worker and Outer Party member who secretly hates the Party and dreams of rebellion. He enters into a forbidden relationship with a colleague, Julia, and starts to remember what life was like before the Party came to power.

Sophie s World

Sophie s World
Author: Jostein Gaarder
Publsiher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Total Pages: 544
Release: 2007-03-20
ISBN 10: 1466804270
ISBN 13: 9781466804272
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Sophie s World Book Review:

One day Sophie comes home from school to find two questions in her mail: "Who are you?" and "Where does the world come from?" Before she knows it she is enrolled in a correspondence course with a mysterious philosopher. Thus begins Jostein Gaarder's unique novel, which is not only a mystery, but also a complete and entertaining history of philosophy.

Warriors Dawn of the Clans 1 The Sun Trail

Warriors  Dawn of the Clans  1  The Sun Trail
Author: Erin Hunter
Publsiher: Harper Collins
Total Pages: 368
Release: 2013-03-05
ISBN 10: 0062063499
ISBN 13: 9780062063496
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Warriors Dawn of the Clans 1 The Sun Trail Book Review:

Discover the origins of the warrior Clans in this thrilling prequel to Erin Hunter’s #1 nationally bestselling Warriors series The first book in the Dawn of the Clans series takes readers back to the earliest days of the Clans, when the cats first settled in the forest and began to forge the warrior code. Long before Firestar left his kittypet home to join ThunderClan, a band of cats from the mountains set off on a dangerous journey in search of a new home. . . . Dawn of the Clans #1: The Sun Trail delivers all the epic adventure and thrilling fantasy that Warriors fans have come to expect. This prequel arc is the perfect introduction for new Warriors readers—and a long-awaited tale of the origins of the Clans that will thrill dedicated Erin Hunter fans! Also contains an exclusive bonus scene!

Revolution in Our Time The Black Panther Party s Promise to the People

Revolution in Our Time  The Black Panther Party   s Promise to the People
Author: Kekla Magoon
Publsiher: Candlewick Press
Total Pages: 401
Release: 2021-11-08
ISBN 10: 1536223425
ISBN 13: 9781536223422
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Revolution in Our Time The Black Panther Party s Promise to the People Book Review:

A National Book Award Finalist A Coretta Scott King Author Award Honor Book A Michael L. Printz Honor Book A Walter Dean Myers Honor Book With passion and precision, Kekla Magoon relays an essential account of the Black Panthers—as militant revolutionaries and as human rights advocates working to defend and protect their community. In this comprehensive, inspiring, and all-too-relevant history of the Black Panther Party, Kekla Magoon introduces readers to the Panthers’ community activism, grounded in the concept of self-defense, which taught Black Americans how to protect and support themselves in a country that treated them like second-class citizens. For too long the Panthers’ story has been a footnote to the civil rights movement rather than what it was: a revolutionary socialist movement that drew thousands of members—mostly women—and became the target of one of the most sustained repression efforts ever made by the U.S. government against its own citizens. Revolution in Our Time puts the Panthers in the proper context of Black American history, from the first arrival of enslaved people to the Black Lives Matter movement of today. Kekla Magoon’s eye-opening work invites a new generation of readers grappling with injustices in the United States to learn from the Panthers’ history and courage, inspiring them to take their own place in the ongoing fight for justice.

The Color Purple

The Color Purple
Author: Alice Walker
Publsiher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Total Pages: 290
Release: 1992
ISBN 10: 9780151191543
ISBN 13: 0151191549
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Color Purple Book Review:

The lives of two sisters--Nettie, a missionary in Africa, and Celie, a southern woman married to a man she hates--are revealed in a series of letters exchanged over thirty years

Gadsby

Gadsby
Author: Ernest Vincent Wright
Publsiher: BoD – Books on Demand
Total Pages: 152
Release: 2018-04-05
ISBN 10: 3732665208
ISBN 13: 9783732665204
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Gadsby Book Review:

Reproduction of the original: Gadsby by Ernest Vincent Wright

The 5AM Club

The 5AM Club
Author: Robin Sharma
Publsiher: HarperCollins
Total Pages: 336
Release: 2018-12-04
ISBN 10: 1443456632
ISBN 13: 9781443456630
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The 5AM Club Book Review:

Legendary leadership and elite performance expert Robin Sharma introduced The 5am Club concept over twenty years ago, based on a revolutionary morning routine that has helped his clients maximize their productivity, activate their best health and bulletproof their serenity in this age of overwhelming complexity. Now, in this life-changing book, handcrafted by the author over a rigorous four-year period, you will discover the early-rising habit that has helped so many accomplish epic results while upgrading their happiness, helpfulness and feelings of aliveness. Through an enchanting—and often amusing—story about two struggling strangers who meet an eccentric tycoon who becomes their secret mentor, The 5am Club will walk you through: How great geniuses, business titans and the world’s wisest people start their mornings to produce astonishing achievements A little-known formula you can use instantly to wake up early feeling inspired, focused and flooded with a fiery drive to get the most out of each day A step-by-step method to protect the quietest hours of daybreak so you have time for exercise, self-renewal and personal growth A neuroscience-based practice proven to help make it easy to rise while most people are sleeping, giving you precious time for yourself to think, express your creativity and begin the day peacefully instead of being rushed “Insider-only” tactics to defend your gifts, talents and dreams against digital distraction and trivial diversions so you enjoy fortune, influence and a magnificent impact on the world Part manifesto for mastery, part playbook for genius-grade productivity and part companion for a life lived beautifully, The 5am Club is a work that will transform your life. Forever.

Heir of Fire

Heir of Fire
Author: Sarah J. Maas
Publsiher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
Total Pages: 384
Release: 2014-09-02
ISBN 10: 1619630664
ISBN 13: 9781619630666
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Heir of Fire Book Review:

Celaena has survived deadly contests and shattering heartbreak-but at an unspeakable cost. Now, she must travel to a new land to confront her darkest truth . . . a truth about her heritage that could change her life-and her future-forever. Meanwhile, brutal and monstrous forces are gathering on the horizon, intent on enslaving her world. Will Celaena find the strength to not only fight her inner demons, but to take on the evil that is about to be unleashed? The bestselling series that has captured readers all over the world reaches new heights in this sequel to the New York Times best-selling Crown of Midnight. Packed with heart-pounding action, fierce new characters, and swoon-worthy romance, this third book will enthrall readers from start to finish.

Cracking the Wall

Cracking the Wall
Author: Eileen Lucas
Publsiher: Lerner Publishing Group
Total Pages: 48
Release: 2018-01-01
ISBN 10: 1430129913
ISBN 13: 9781430129912
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Cracking the Wall Book Review:

The memorable and courageous story of nine teenagers in Little Rock, Arkansas in 1957 who helped "crack the wall" of segregation is clearly presented in this inspiring story.

Rethinking Reconciliation and Transitional Justice After Conflict

Rethinking Reconciliation and Transitional Justice After Conflict
Author: James Hughes,Denisa Kostovicova
Publsiher: Routledge
Total Pages: 168
Release: 2020-04-24
ISBN 10: 0429778708
ISBN 13: 9780429778704
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Rethinking Reconciliation and Transitional Justice After Conflict Book Review:

The concepts of reconciliation and transitional justice are inextricably linked in a new body of normative meta-theory underpinned by claims related to their effects in managing the transformation of deeply divided societies to a more stable and more democratic basis. This edited volume is dedicated to a critical re-examination of the key premises on which the debates in this field pivot. The contributions problematise core concepts, such as victimhood, accountability, justice and reconciliation itself; and provide a comparative perspective on the ethnic, ideological, racial and structural divisions to understand their rootedness in local contexts and to evaluate how they shape and constrain moving beyond conflict. With its systematic empirical analysis of a geographic and historic range of conflicts involving ethnic and racial groups, the volume furthers our grasp of contradictions often involved in transitional justice scholarship and practice and how they may undermine the very goals of peace, stability and reconciliation that they seek to promote. This book was originally published as a special issue of Ethnic and Racial Studies.

Way of the Peaceful Warrior

Way of the Peaceful Warrior
Author: Dan Millman
Publsiher: ReadHowYouWant.com
Total Pages: 540
Release: 2009-04-20
ISBN 10: 1442973501
ISBN 13: 9781442973503
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Way of the Peaceful Warrior Book Review:

WAY OF THE PEACEFUL WARRIOR has become one of the most beloved spiritual sagas of our time. Shared among friends and families, this million-copy word-of-mouth bestseller has inspired men and women of all ages in twenty languages worldwide. Despite his success, college student and world-champion athlete Dan Millman is haunted by a feeling that something is missing from his life. Awakened one night by dark dreams, he wanders into an all-night gas station, meets an old man named Socrates, and his world is changed forever. Guided by this eccentric old warrior, drawn to an elusive young woman named Joy, Dan begins a spiritual odyssey into realms of light and shadow, romance and mystery, toward a final confrontation that will deliver or destroy him. This classic tale, told with heart and humor, speaks to the peaceful warrior in each of us. Countless readers have been moved to laughter and tears - even moments of illumination - as they rediscover life's larger meaning and purpose. Journey with Dan on the peaceful warrior's path to unreasonable happiness. Find out for yourself why this book changes lives.

The Life and Times of Clyde Kennard

The Life and Times of Clyde Kennard
Author: Derek R. King
Publsiher: Lulu.com
Total Pages: 438
Release: 2018-10-15
ISBN 10: 1483491358
ISBN 13: 9781483491356
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Life and Times of Clyde Kennard Book Review:

In 1955, Clyde Kennard, a decorated army veteran, was forced to cut short the final year of his studies at the University of Chicago and return home to Mississippi due to family circumstances, where Kennard made the decision to complete his education. Yet still on the eve of the civil rights movement in America, Kennard's decision would be one of the first serious attempts to integrate any public school at the college level in the state. The Life and Times of Clyde Kennard tells the true story of Kennard's efforts to complete his further education at Mississippi Southern College (now the University of Southern Mississippi) against the backdrop of the institutionalized social order of the times and the prevailing winds of change attempting to blow that social order away. As Meredith's admission to "Ole Miss" became more widely known at the time, Kennard became the forgotten man. Author Derek R. King shares his extensive research into Kennard's life, and touches on key events that shaped those times.

The Left Hand of Darkness

The Left Hand of Darkness
Author: Ursula K. Le Guin
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2000-07-01
ISBN 10: 1101665394
ISBN 13: 9781101665398
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Left Hand of Darkness Book Review:

50TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION—WITH A NEW INTRODUCTION BY DAVID MITCHELL AND A NEW AFTERWORD BY CHARLIE JANE ANDERS Ursula K. Le Guin’s groundbreaking work of science fiction—winner of the Hugo and Nebula Awards. A lone human ambassador is sent to the icebound planet of Winter, a world without sexual prejudice, where the inhabitants’ gender is fluid. His goal is to facilitate Winter’s inclusion in a growing intergalactic civilization. But to do so he must bridge the gulf between his own views and those of the strange, intriguing culture he encounters... Embracing the aspects of psychology, society, and human emotion on an alien world, The Left Hand of Darkness stands as a landmark achievement in the annals of intellectual science fiction.

Warriors Power of Three 1 The Sight

Warriors  Power of Three  1  The Sight
Author: Erin Hunter
Publsiher: Harper Collins
Total Pages: 416
Release: 2009-10-13
ISBN 10: 0061757381
ISBN 13: 9780061757389
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Warriors Power of Three 1 The Sight Book Review:

Erin Hunter’s #1 nationally bestselling Warriors series continues in Warriors: Power of Three! The first book in this third series, Warriors: Power of Three #1: The Sight, brings more adventure, intrigue, and thrilling battles to the epic world of the warrior Clans. Hollypaw, Jaypaw, and Lionpaw—grandchildren of the great leader Firestar—possess unusual power and talent. But secrets and uncertainty surround them, and a mysterious prophecy hints at trouble to come. The warrior code is in danger, and these three apprentices will need all of their strength to help the Clans survive.