Paths to Peace
People Who Changed the World: People Who Changed the World
By Jane Breskin Zalben
(Dutton Juvenile, Hardcover, 9780525477341, 48pp.)
Publication Date: March 2, 2006
Categories: Biography & Autobiography - Social Activists
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With a stirring quote set within a stunning and incisive collage, Zalben sets the tone for each of the sixteen peacemakers she profiles in this book. Mahatma Gandhi, Eleanor Roosevelt, Cesar Chavez,Aung San Suu Kyi, and the most recent Nobel Prize winner, Dr.Wangari Maathai, are some of thepeople she chose to represent different eras and parts of the globe. Many started down their path to peace during childhood, and all challenge us to think about improving the lives of others. Also included in this beautiful volume are art notes, a glossary, a bibliography, further reading, and an index, making it an excellent resource for teachers and students.
Jane Breskin Zalben is the author-artist for many books, including Saturday Night at the Beastro, which she created with her husband, Steven. She lives in Long Island, New York.