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How I Resist: Activism and Hope for a New Generation

Category: Book
By (author): Johnson, Maureen
  YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION / Social Science / Politics & Government
  YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION / Social Topics / Class Differences
  YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION / Social Topics / Emigration & Immigration
Audience: young adult
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Published: May 2018
Format: Book-paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 9.00in x 7.00in
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From The Publisher*

"The Ultimate Resistance Guidebook." -Bustle

"This book will be a light in the darkness for some, and help guide them from despair."- Booklist

An all-star collection of essays about activism and hope, edited by bestselling YA author Maureen Johnson.

Now, more than ever, young people are motivated to make a difference in a world they're bound to inherit. They're ready to stand up and be heard - but with much to shout about, where they do they begin?What can I do? How can I help?

How I Resist is the response, and a way to start the conversation. To show readers that they are not helpless, and that anyone can be the change. A collection of essays, songs, illustrations, and interviews about activism and hope,How I Resistfeatures an all-star group of contributors, including, John Paul Brammer, Libba Bray, Lauren Duca,Modern Family'sJesse Tyler Ferguson and his husband Justin Mikita, Alex Gino, Hebh Jamal, Malinda Lo, Dylan Marron,Hamiltonstar Javier Muñoz, Rosie O'Donnell, Junauda Petrus, Jodi Picoult, Jason Reynolds, Karuna Riazi, Maya Rupert, Dana Schwartz, Dan Sinker, Ali Stroker, Jonny Sun (aka @jonnysun), Sabaa Tahir, Shaina Taub, Daniel Watts, Jennifer Weiner, Jacqueline Woodson, and more, all edited and compiled byNew York Timesbestselling author Maureen Johnson.

InHow I Resist,readers will find hope and support through voices that are at turns personal, funny, irreverent, and instructive. Not just for a young adult audience, this incredibly impactful collection will appeal to readers of all ages who are feeling adrift and looking for guidance.

How I Resistis the kind of book people will be discussing for years to come and a staple on bookshelves for generations.

Review Quote*

"Candor and passion radiate from the 30 voices raised in this trenchant and timely compendium of interviews, essays, reflections, illustrations, and poems." --Publisher's Weekly

"This offers plenty of access points for teens looking for advice, catharsis, and/or motivation." --The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books

Biographical NoteMaureen Johnson is theNew York Times bestselling author of over a dozen YA novels, including13 Little Blue Envelopes,The Name of the Star, andTruly Devious. She is also the co-host of Says Who, a political podcast about the aftermath of the 2016 election. She lives in New York City.