Human Rights and Activism
The books in this collection are about standing up, speaking out and taking action. These books will inspire the next generation to make the world a better place.
Malala Yousafzai, girls’ education activist, won the Nobel Peace Prize at 17. Her acceptance speech is part of the Speak Out series for young readers.
A re-issue of Mud City, the third book in the bestselling Breadwinner series by Deborah Ellis. Includes a new cover and map, and an updated author's note.
In this stunning sequel to The Breadwinner Trilogy, Parvana, now fifteen, is held as a suspected terrorist by American troops in Afghanistan.
An honest look at life in an Indian residential school in the 1950s, and how one indomitable young spirit survived it — 30th anniversary edition.
It’s 2021, and the Taliban have retaken power in Afghanistan. Parvana and Shauzia, the brave protagonists of The Breadwinner, must now flee to escape new dangers from an old enemy.
This gripping novel and sequel to the international bestseller The Breadwinner tells the story of Parvana's quest to find her family in Afghanistan.
Severn Cullis-Suzuki’s 1992 Earth Summit speech, more relevant than ever, is part of the Speak Out series of inspiring speeches for young readers.
Written by leading experts, this Groundwork Guide examines modern slavery, and empowers readers to get involved in the global anti-slavery movement.
Does turning eleven mean that you can have new thoughts, try new things? Or will you be the same person you were when you were ten?
This book in the Groundworks Guides series shows that today a real possibility for positive change in Africa now exists.
"All girls [should read] The Breadwinner by Deborah Ellis." — Malala Yousafzai, New York Times
Bestselling novels The Breadwinner, Parvana's Journey and Mud City have been a phenomenal success, touching the hearts of readers the world over.