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

  • Emily
    Oct 06, 2018
    Great anthology of poetry, essays, and art from amazing creators of color as they offer hope and wisdom to help the next generation keep resisting, speaking up, and fighting for truth and justice and equality. ...
  • 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...
  • Megan
    Sep 28, 2018
    Messages of hope during our current dismal period of history. ...
  • Rachel
    Oct 13, 2018
    Such a lovely range of poems and essays filled with hope and love ...
  • Donalyn
    Oct 04, 2018
    Outstanding #ownvoices collection of poems, essays, and illustrations. ...
  • Tasha
    Oct 26, 2018
    An incredible collection of diverse authors and illustrations come together in this collection to offer poems, short essays, and encouragement to young readers struggling to find their place in today?s troubled and divisive world. The pieces encourage children to be activists in this...
  • Sue
    Nov 03, 2018
    What an assemblage of noted authors and writing.... powerful... ...
  • 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. ...
  • Sunday Cummins
    Oct 21, 2018
    How can we use this book in the classroom? Other reviewers have eloquently described the beauty of the writing from a diverse group of voices represented in this book. (I was inspired by the book and the book reviews!) If you have a smartboard, I?d purchase the Kindle version of this...
  • Brian Cambra
    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...
  • 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...
  • 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. ...
  • Claire
    Nov 03, 2018
    Inspiring poems, artwork, and short prose from well known children's authors and illustrators. The art is beautiful; sometimes photographs, paintings, collages, or computer created designs. I felt like each author approached the topic of inspiring children to be involved and love thems...
  • Kathy
    Oct 25, 2018
    This is an amazing collection of stories and poems from a veritable who?s who of own voice literature. An impressive array of authors and illustrators contributed to this amazing collection of stories about the power of love, kindness, and goodness. A reminder that while times are to...
  • 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 ...
  • 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...
  • 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. ...
  • Sophie Anderson
    Oct 06, 2018
    Bursting with beautiful words & pictures, uplifting & full of wisdom & hope & love to help readers survive & blossom in troubled times. Reading this felt like a big warm hug :) ...
  • 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...
  • Aud
    Nov 02, 2018
    I don?t generally include books this short for my challenge, but this book is weighty and thought-provoking and deserves being added. I also don?t generally tear up when reading poetry, but I did multiple times reading this book. The art and the words vary widely from creator to cr...
  • Ben Truong
    Nov 06, 2018
    We Rise, We Resist, We Raise Our Voices is an anthology of poetry, letters, personal essays, art, and short stories and edited by Wade Hudson. It exploring the heavy topics of prejudice and racism and targeted to children and middle graders. For the most part, I really like most of ...
  • 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...
  • Nicki Roller
    Oct 05, 2018
    Poetry/Information/Social Action, 2018 This book is a powerful collection of works that will inspire and encourage all students to use their voices to take social action. This book is incredibly poignant and I would recommend for any grade level from 2nd to 8th grade, and into high sc...