Americans who Tell the Truth

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Dutton Children's Books, 2005 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 46 pages
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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.

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User Review  - jbeliel10 - LibraryThing

Review: "Americans Who Tell the Truth" is a informational book about figures in our nation's history who have worked to make our country strong and have allowed us to have the freedom that we have ... Read full review

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User Review  - ashoemak - LibraryThing

Another great book for Social Studies! There are portraits and biographies of 50 famous people, past and present. Love the illustrations. Read full review

Contents

Section 1
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Section 2
13
Section 3
14
Copyright

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About the author (2005)

Robert Shetterly's portraits were inspired by the events surrounding 9/11.A fine artist whose work has been widely exhibited, he has illustrated more than twenty-five books. Mr. Shetterly lives in Maine.


Robert Shetterly's portraits were inspired by the events surrounding 9/11.A fine artist whose work has been widely exhibited, he has illustrated more than twenty-five books. Mr. Shetterly lives in Maine.

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