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The Resource Nevertheless, we persisted : 48 voices of defiance, strength, and courage

Nevertheless, we persisted : 48 voices of defiance, strength, and courage

Label
Nevertheless, we persisted : 48 voices of defiance, strength, and courage
Title
Nevertheless, we persisted
Title remainder
48 voices of defiance, strength, and courage
Title variation
  • 48 voices of defiance, strength, and courage
  • Nevertheless, we persisted
Title variation remainder
forty-eight voices of defiance, strength, and courage
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A powerful collection of essays from actors, activists, athletes, politicians, musicians, writers, and teens, including Senator Amy Klobuchar, actress Alia Shawkat, actor Maulik Pancholy, poet Azure Antoinette, teen activist Gavin Grimm, and many, many more, each writing about a time in their youth when they were held back because of their race, gender, or sexual identity--but persisted
Dewey number
303
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
1010 L
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
CT
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Conduct of life
  • Persistence
  • Courage
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Nevertheless, we persisted : 48 voices of defiance, strength, and courage
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Include index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Matthew Burgess
  • As is
  • Alysia Reiner
  • Everyone plays
  • Amy Chu, with illustrations by Louie Chin
  • From high-jumping to life support to wheelchair basketball in Afghanistan
  • Jess Markt
  • Nevertheless, love persists
  • Danielle Vabner
  • (Young) Man in the mirror
  • Foreword: Sen. Amy Klobuchar
  • Nate Smith
  • A woman's place is in the kitchen
  • Maneet Chauhan
  • Be bigger than your story
  • A conversation with Tay Anderson and Leland Melvin
  • Twisted-mouth
  • Jeff Gomez
  • The unfinished Maulik Pancholy pilot
  • Maulik Pancholy
  • You, sailor
  • Somewhere over the rainbow
  • Erin McKeown
  • Triple threat
  • A conversation with Tamika, Tauja, and Kenyon Catchings
  • Making it better
  • James Lecesne
  • They didn't succeed—I survived
  • Fanny Starr
  • Learning about empathy
  • Imran Siddiquee
  • The roots of embodied education
  • Sally Kohn
  • Liz Wolfson
  • Not a doll
  • Jadaida Glover
  • The quietly relentless
  • Soraya Chemaly
  • More than my womb
  • Melissa Marr
  • Just the beginning
  • Jesselyn Silva
  • #Nofilter
  • For brown girls who blossom on their own time
  • Azure Antoinette
  • I didn't fit in—what a gift
  • Vicki Saunders
  • Window seat
  • Rep. Leslie Herod
  • Reflections of a younger Silvercloud
  • Johnny Silvercloud
  • Sometimes you are better off not knowing
  • Binta Niambi Brown
  • How writing a college essay taught me more about myself than life
  • Prisca Dorcas Mojica Rodriguez
  • Patricia Valoy
  • Nevertheless, I write
  • Amy Fox
  • The new kid
  • Jose Antonio Tijerino
  • Brown boy, white suburbia
  • Pej Vahdat
  • The practice of self-love
  • Wade Davis
  • Guts
  • Own world
  • J.W. Cortes
  • Black ancestry and artistry wielded against the police state
  • Patrice Khan-Cullors
  • I am not Susanne—I am Soulaima
  • Soulaima Gourani
  • We rise
  • Xiuhtezcatl Martinez
  • Rewriting the rules
  • Dr. Gail Schoettler
  • Beyond the baseline
  • Alia Shaukat
  • A conversation with Jason and Jarron Collins
  • My growth through drought
  • Kiara Nirghin
  • L'amour, maybe not
  • Shruti Ganguly
  • Writing my own story
  • Jillian Mercado
  • The accidental activist
  • Gavin Grimm
  • Your golden thread
Control code
sky293969647
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
308 pages
Isbn
9781524771966
Lccn
2017043558
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
mv 09/18
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Nevertheless, we persisted : 48 voices of defiance, strength, and courage
Publication
Copyright
Note
Include index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Matthew Burgess
  • As is
  • Alysia Reiner
  • Everyone plays
  • Amy Chu, with illustrations by Louie Chin
  • From high-jumping to life support to wheelchair basketball in Afghanistan
  • Jess Markt
  • Nevertheless, love persists
  • Danielle Vabner
  • (Young) Man in the mirror
  • Foreword: Sen. Amy Klobuchar
  • Nate Smith
  • A woman's place is in the kitchen
  • Maneet Chauhan
  • Be bigger than your story
  • A conversation with Tay Anderson and Leland Melvin
  • Twisted-mouth
  • Jeff Gomez
  • The unfinished Maulik Pancholy pilot
  • Maulik Pancholy
  • You, sailor
  • Somewhere over the rainbow
  • Erin McKeown
  • Triple threat
  • A conversation with Tamika, Tauja, and Kenyon Catchings
  • Making it better
  • James Lecesne
  • They didn't succeed—I survived
  • Fanny Starr
  • Learning about empathy
  • Imran Siddiquee
  • The roots of embodied education
  • Sally Kohn
  • Liz Wolfson
  • Not a doll
  • Jadaida Glover
  • The quietly relentless
  • Soraya Chemaly
  • More than my womb
  • Melissa Marr
  • Just the beginning
  • Jesselyn Silva
  • #Nofilter
  • For brown girls who blossom on their own time
  • Azure Antoinette
  • I didn't fit in—what a gift
  • Vicki Saunders
  • Window seat
  • Rep. Leslie Herod
  • Reflections of a younger Silvercloud
  • Johnny Silvercloud
  • Sometimes you are better off not knowing
  • Binta Niambi Brown
  • How writing a college essay taught me more about myself than life
  • Prisca Dorcas Mojica Rodriguez
  • Patricia Valoy
  • Nevertheless, I write
  • Amy Fox
  • The new kid
  • Jose Antonio Tijerino
  • Brown boy, white suburbia
  • Pej Vahdat
  • The practice of self-love
  • Wade Davis
  • Guts
  • Own world
  • J.W. Cortes
  • Black ancestry and artistry wielded against the police state
  • Patrice Khan-Cullors
  • I am not Susanne—I am Soulaima
  • Soulaima Gourani
  • We rise
  • Xiuhtezcatl Martinez
  • Rewriting the rules
  • Dr. Gail Schoettler
  • Beyond the baseline
  • Alia Shaukat
  • A conversation with Jason and Jarron Collins
  • My growth through drought
  • Kiara Nirghin
  • L'amour, maybe not
  • Shruti Ganguly
  • Writing my own story
  • Jillian Mercado
  • The accidental activist
  • Gavin Grimm
  • Your golden thread
Control code
sky293969647
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
308 pages
Isbn
9781524771966
Lccn
2017043558
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
mv 09/18
Other physical details
illustrations

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