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Here I Stand: Stories that Speak for Freedom

By Amnesty International UK

A thought-provoking collection of short stories and poems exploring the rights and freedoms we can enjoy in the twenty-first century... and those for which we still need to fight.

A selection of the world's finest writers for young people - in conjunction with Amnesty International UK - explore the rights and freedoms still lacking in today's society, covering issues such as gender equality, race hatred, surveillance, identity and freedom of speech. Contributors include: Tony Birch, John Boyne, Sita Brahmachari, Kevin Brooks, Kate Charlesworth, Sarah Crossan, Neil Gaiman, Jack Gantos, Ryan Gattis, Matt Haig, Frances Hardinge, Jackie Kay, AL Kennedy, Liz Kessler, Elizabeth Laird, Amy Leon, Sabrina Mahfouz, Chelsea Manning, Chibundu Onuzo, Bali Rai, Chris Riddell, Mary and Brian Talbot, Christie Watson and Tim Wynne- Jones.

  • A gift hardback with a jacket, illustrated by current children's laureate Chris Riddell.
  • Endorsed by Amnesty International UK as contributing to the understanding of human rights and the values that underpin them.
  • The perfect collection for teens with a conscience, ideal for classroom discussion.

About the author

Amnesty International UK is a movement of ordinary people from across the world standing up for humanity and human rights. It aims to protect individuals wherever justice, fairness, freedom and truth are denied, and encourages others to join the fight. Amnesty has a network of active youth groups across the UK and promotes its work in secondary schools and other organizations. For more info see www.amnesty.org.uk

ISBN: 9781406358384
Imprint: Walker
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Hardback
Release Date: November 1, 2016
Dimensions: 129 x 198mm, 320pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $22.99
New Zealand RRP: $24.99
Stock Level: In Stock

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