|By (author):||Johnson, Maureen|
|Subject:||YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION / General|
|YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION / Social Science / Politics & Government|
|YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION / Social Topics / Class Differences|
|YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION / Social Topics / Emigration & Immigration|
|Publisher:||St. Martin's Press|
|Size:||9.00in x 7.00in|
|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 MuÃ±oz, 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.
"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 Note||Maureen 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.|