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Here I stand

Author: John Boyne; Amnesty International United Kingdom,
Publisher: London : Walker Books, 2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Inspired by the 800-year anniversary of the signing of the Magna Carta, a selection of writers explore the rights and freedoms still lacking in today's society. Contributors include: Tony Birch, John Boyne, Sita Brahmachari, Russell Brand, Kate Charlesworth, Sarah Crossan, Neil Gaiman, Jack Gantos, Matt Haig, Frances Hardinge, Jackie Kay, AL Kennedy, Liz Kessler, Elizabeth Laird, Sabrina Mahfouz, Paul Muldoon,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Short stories
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Boyne; Amnesty International United Kingdom,
ISBN: 9781406358384 140635838X 9781406374834 1406374830
OCLC Number: 963178866
Description: 1 volume ; 20 cm
Contents: Introduction / by Jules Carey --
Harvester Road / by John Boyne --
Dulce et Decorum Est / by Chibundu Onuzo --
Glasgow Snow / by Jackie Kay --
The Invention of Peanut Butter / by Matt Haig --
Love Is a Word, Not a Sentence / by Liz Kessler - Darling / by Amy Leon --
Stay Home / by Sita Brahmachari --
A Suicide Bomber Sits in the Library / by Jack Gantos --
School of Life / by Elizabeth Laird --
Constant / by Jackie Kay - Redemption / by Ryan Gattis --
Sludge / by Sarah Crossan --
Bystander / by Frances Hardinge --
Black/White / by Amy Leon --
The Colour of Humanity / by Bali Rai --
When the Corridors Echo / by Sabrina Mahfouz --
I Believe... / by Neil Gaiman/Chris Riddell --
The Importance of Screams / by Christie Watson --
What I Remember About Her / by A.L. Kennedy --
Barley Wine / by Kevin Brooks --
Deeds Not Words / by Mary and Bryan Talbot/Kate Charlesworth --
Harmless Joe / by Tony Birch --
Push the Week / by Jackie Kay --
Robot Killers / by Tim Wynne-Jones --
Speaking Out for Freedom / by Chelsea Manning --
Why This Book Is Important / by Amnesty International UK.
Responsibility: contributions by John Boyne [and seventeen others] ; edited by Amnesty International UK.

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A varied and thought-provoking collection of short stories and poems for teens with a conscience, with striking cover illustrations by award-winning children's laureate Chris Riddell  Read more...

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A thought-provoking collection of short stories and poems, celebrating freedoms or quietly mourning their loss... It has the force of several one-inch punches, delivered without pause. * The Guardian Read more...

 
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