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Profiles in resilience : books for children and teens that center the lived experience of generational poverty / Christina H. Dorr ; foreword by Rudine Sims Bishop.

Author/creator Dorr, Christina H. author.
Other author/creatorBishop, Rudine Sims, writer of foreword.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info Chicago : ALA Editions, 2022.
Copyright Notice ©2022
Descriptionxxxiii, 190 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Subject(s)
Contents Part I: Inspiring storytellers -- Cynthia Rylant -- Matt de la Peña -- Christian Robinson -- Gary Paulsen -- Kelly Yang -- Patricia Polacco -- Elizabeth Acevedo -- Rex Ogle -- Joseph Bruchac -- Jason Reynolds -- Part II: Inspiring stories -- Sonia Sotomayor -- John Lewis -- José Hernández -- Coco Chanel -- Carlos Santana -- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar -- Wilma Mankiller -- Diane Guerrero -- Homer Hickam -- Barack Obama -- Kamala Harris -- Ruth Bader Ginsburg -- Conclusion -- Appendixes -- Appendix A: Works by the Storytellers Featured in Part I -- Appendix B: Works about the Inspiring People Featured in Part II -- Appendix C: More Stories of Resilient Characters That Are Too Good to Miss -- Appendix D: More Inspiring Biographies That Are Too Good to Miss.
Abstract "In this book, Dorr discusses the needs of children and teens living in generational poverty; suggests authors, illustrators, and books that depict the struggles and joys of this population; and shares compelling biographies and memoirs of inspirational authors, illustrators, and individuals who were raised in generational poverty"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Genre/formBio-bibliography.
LCCN 2021016610
ISBN9780838937884 paperback
ISBN0838937888 paperback

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