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  - jrnewman - LibraryThing

From the moment I started this book I could not help but think that someone wrote it for my future high school social studies classes. This book follows no narrative, and tells no single story. Rather ... Read full review

AMERICANS WHO TELL THE TRUTH

User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

In tribute to this country's proud tradition of protest, fine artist Shetterly has chosen 50 Americans who have stood up for what he calls "the promise of America," presenting them in a series of ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
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Section 2
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Section 3
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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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