Human Rights and Activism

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.

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My Name Is Parvana

In this stunning sequel to The Breadwinner Trilogy, Parvana, now fifteen, is held as a suspected terrorist by American troops in Afghanistan.

My Name Is Seepeetza

An honest look at life in an Indian residential school in the 1950s, and how one indomitable young spirit survived it — 30th anniversary edition.

One More Mountain

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.

Parvana’s Journey

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 Speaks Out

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.

Slavery Today

Written by leading experts, this Groundwork Guide examines modern slavery, and empowers readers to get involved in the global anti-slavery movement.

Step

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?

The Betrayal of Africa

This book in the Groundworks Guides series shows that today a real possibility for positive change in Africa now exists.

The Breadwinner

"All girls [should read] The Breadwinner by Deborah Ellis." — Malala Yousafzai, New York Times

The Breadwinner Trilogy

Bestselling novels The Breadwinner, Parvana's Journey and Mud City have been a phenomenal success, touching the hearts of readers the world over.

The Cat at the Wall

A remarkable and thought-provoking new novel set on Israel's West Bank, by the author of The Breadwinner.

The Composition

When soldiers take his friend's father away, things suddenly become complicated for Pedro, a situation all too familiar to children around the world.