Americans Who Tell the Truth

Americans Who Tell the Truth

Book - 2005
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As we in the United States have the right to speak the truth, we also have theneed to be told the truth. Throughout history, politicians, writers, environmentalists, political activists, and others have used this freedom to motivate and empower Americans to challenge the status quo. Artist Robert Shetterly's fifty portraits, combined with thought-provoking quotes and concise biographies, offer a powerful view into what it means to be American, to hold American values, and to be part of a democratic society. Included are Frederick Douglass, Rachel Carson, Chief Joseph, Rosa Parks, Cesar Chavez, Mark Twain, Woody Guthrie, and more.
Publisher: New York : Dutton Children's Books, c2005.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780525474296
0525474293
Branch Call Number: 920.073
Characteristics: 46 p. : chiefly col. ill. ; 25 x 29 cm.

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