We Rise, We Resist, We Raise Our Voices

We Rise, We Resist, We Raise Our Voices

Fifty of the foremost diverse children's authors and illustrators--including Jason Reynolds, Jacqueline Woodson, and Kwame Alexander--share answers to the question, "In this divisive world, what shall we tell our children?" in this beautiful, full-color keepsake collection, published in partnership with Just Us Books. What do we tell our children when the world seems bleak, Fifty of the foremost diverse children's authors and illustrators--including Jason Reynolds, Jacqueline Woodson, and ...

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Title:We Rise, We Resist, We Raise Our Voices
Author:Wade Hudson
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Genres:Poetry
Edition Language:English
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:96 pages pages

We Rise, We Resist, We Raise Our Voices Reviews

  • Dan
    Feb 01, 2019
    This beautiful collection was super compelling. ...
  • Kris Patrick
    Nov 11, 2018
    Beautiful content. I wish the text size was larger. ...
  • Laura Gardner
    Oct 01, 2018
    ?????/5 for WE RISE, WE RESIST, WE RAISE OUR VOICES . ? ? WE RISE is a gorgeous collection of poetry, art and essays on the topic of social justice. This inspiring and affirming anthology encourages students to believe in themselves, be kind, stand up and speak o...
  • Mary Lee
    Sep 09, 2018
    I haven't finished reading every word of every page, but it seems prophetic to open this book (library copy--will be buying multiples for my classroom) right after finishing TROUBLEMAKERS, which gives us a new lens and new ways to define the students who RISE RESIST and RAISE TH...
  • Jennifer
    Nov 24, 2018
    Would be such a great book for the classroom. ...
  • Donalyn
    Oct 04, 2018
    Outstanding #ownvoices collection of poems, essays, and illustrations. ...
  • Mary Ann
    Sep 09, 2018
    Above all, this collection leave me with the feeling that there are caring adults who truly see children, who know how difficult these times can be, and who admire all the ways that our children walk in this world. Authors ask questions, share wisdom and provide support. By doing so, t...
  • Alicia
    Feb 28, 2018
    Wait??! Hold up! I'm talking about collections again? Yes, yes I am. These collections are superb, this one focused on a middle grade voice, but absolutely relevant for all ages. Poems, verse, short stories, design and illustration to compliment the words. Actions and voices raised. Mo...
  • Kevin Hodgson
    Sep 15, 2018
    Powerful poems, stories and letters to remind us and our children that a path is still ahead, as difficult as it sometimes seems during these current years of political turmoil. ...
  • Brian
    Sep 09, 2018
    This book was written in response to the question of African American parents who were struggling with what to tell their kids in light of some of the racism making its way more readily into American political rhetoric. It is short stories, poems, and art designed to restore hope to ch...
  • Chelsey
    Jan 01, 2019
    Wonderful concept, lovely art. ...
  • Ms. B
    Jan 30, 2019
    A book to give hope to those who feel we are living in troubled times. Give this one to anyone who believes in basic human rights for all and/or is interested in social justice issues. ...
  • Linda
    Sep 15, 2018
    Perhaps to describe this book, I will use words from the forward by Ashley Bryan: "I'm sure just to touch this book, We Rise, We Resist, We Raise Our Voices, will lift your spirits." Editors Wade Hudson and Cheryl Willis Hudson tell in their introduction that they were inspired by thei...
  • Joy Kirr
    Jan 19, 2019
    I asked my students to think of a time they were made fun of, and for what reason. Then I read Ellen Oh's letter (two pages from this great book) to my students. They sat there - listening! We need to read and share these stories full of great advice. ...
  • Dayna
    Jun 30, 2018
    I am in love with this book and its gorgeous art. It?s a series of short stories, essays, letters, and more from various authors (many children?s, middle grade, and YA). This compilation is perfect to help explain what is going on in the country these days, while grounding today?...
  • Earl
    Jun 24, 2018
    An inspiring anthology for upper elementary and middle school grades that tackles current issues that have happened in the past. It's a good reminder that things can be overcome but it takes time and teamwork. ...
  • Alvera
    Feb 02, 2019
    pg. 1 From the foreword, "I'm sure just to touch this book.... will lift your spirits..... Stand up , reader, and cheer for the good fortune that offers you this book to live by." What a beautiful, powerful idea and collaboration between many prominent names in children's literature...
  • Kristina Lenarczyk
    Jun 02, 2018
    I really enjoyed this collection, it was a very quick read that I picked up while waiting to board my flight home from NYC. There were a lot of writers and creators I hadn't seen or read from before, so I am interested in checking out some more works from a few of them! What I enjoyed ...
  • Carol
    Jul 21, 2018
    Heartfelt advice and inspiration for young readers feeling discouraged by the current atrocious political climate and/or dealing with bullying based on their heritage and/or skin color. There are a variety of authors, formats, and illustrations/photographs that bring encouragement and ...
  • Elizabeth
    Jan 29, 2019
    This collection is definitely a must-read for so many different reasons. Are you a kid feeling confused about the state of the world? Are you struggling to figure out how to impact the world? Are you a parent/educator/person who works with children in general and in need of some sage w...
  • Lisa Bonack
    Feb 06, 2019
    Written and illustrated by 50 famous people of color, this collection of poetry and prose is amazing. It's uplifting and inspiring. I will refer to it often. It ends with a detailed bio of each author/illustrator who participated in the creation of this book. ...
  • Ireadkidsbooks
    Aug 23, 2018
    Full of messages ranging from comforting to inspirational, with carefully paired artwork for each entry. The range of written work means there's something in here for everyone, and the single-spread format makes the collection approachable for upper-elementary students while not off-pu...
  • Frances❈
    Jan 29, 2019
    4.5! ...
  • Julie Overpeck aka Mrs. O's Library
    Sep 04, 2018
    With a country so divided, children naturally notice the tension and fear the future. Editors Wade Hudson and Cheryl Willis Hudson wanted to combat this hopelessness, so they asked many diverse artists to create works that would address the future. The result is a magnificent collectio...
  • Kim
    Sep 30, 2018
    Teachers, pick this up for your classroom. ...
  • Amanda
    Sep 04, 2018
    This is very uplifting, inspirational, and authentic. I love the diversity and the thread interwoven among all of pieces: acceptance and love. Be kind, be you, and love others. ...
  • JoEllen
    Sep 04, 2018
    The Words & Images of Hope is a must-have, must-share powerful collection. Incredible #heartprintbook with essays, advice and inspiration from incredible voices. Need to get the audio version too! Advice from Olugbemisola Rhuday Perkovich should be made into posters for every class...
  • Jordyn Tibbe
    Jan 30, 2019
    Genre: Poetry Grades: Upper Elementary into Middle School Unique Feature: This book is perfect for working on rights of every different kind of person. Gives you a deeper perspective on freedom. ...
  • McKenna Paul
    Sep 04, 2018
    Published September 4th 2018 by Crown Books for Young Readers Biographies, Multicultural literature, Poetry Diversity lesson. Important activists, artists, and other voices bring their experiences, thoughts, art, ideas, and opinions on today's issues and creating a just society. SO...
  • Fran
    Feb 28, 2019
    What a wonderful insightful collection of poems. Despite being a short collection it is heavy and thought provoking, and left me feeling both hopeful and sad. The message is simply a reminder of strength and call of courage...two ideas that are anything but simple. Highly recommend for...