Stand UP, Speak OUT
Set of 8 titles
The Stand UP, Speak OUT series hopes to empower a new generation of activists. Books delve deeper into different issues in our world today, from animal rights to racial justice. Each book takes a global look at the history of these movements, showcases the big players and activists involved, and celebrates some of the victories! Chapters end with a call to action, so kids can feel inspired to get involved in their own communities. This series is written at a high interest level with a lower reading level for struggling readers. Considerate text and engaging art and photographs are sure to grab even the most reluctant readers. Series includes a table of contents, sidebars, bibliography, glossary, index, and author biography.
|Grade 4 - Grade 8
|ATOS Reading Level
|Guided Reading Level
|45th Parallel Press
|Reinforced book (9781534192874), Paperback (9781534193055), PDF (9781534193253), ePub (9781534195196), Hosted ebook (9781534193451), Kindle (9781534193659)
|Number of Pages
|7 x 9
School Library Journal - Stand UP, Speak OUT!
“This series features a colorful layout and youthful text that helps readers explore different social justice topics. The books begin with a short definition of the cause and use color to highlight key words important in the discussion centered around the cause. Different segments allow readers to engage with the cause in an accessible way. The “Get Started” segments provides a blueprint readers can follow; “Get in the Know” highlights historical events or people involved with the cause; “Get Inspired” showcases groups who are active in the movement; and “Get Involved” and “Stand Up, Speak Out” segments list the many ways kids can support the cause. VERDICT These books provide a quick primer on different social justice causes and are suitable for tweens and teens who are passionate about activism.”
Author: Virginia Loh-Hagan
Dr. Virginia Loh-Hagan is an author and educator. She is currently the Director of the Asian Pacific Islander Desi American (APIDA) Center at San Diego State University and the Co-Executive Director of The Asian American Education Project. She lives in San Diego with her very tall husband and very naughty dogs.
|Activities for further learning
|Glossary of key words
|Table of contents