The Hero Next Door - A We Need Diverse Books Anthology

Author(s): Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich (Editor)

Young Adult

Not all heroes wear capes. Some heroes teach martial arts. Others talk to ghosts. A few are inventors or soccer players. They're also sisters, neighbors, and friends. Because heroes come in many shapes and sizes. But they all have one thing in common- they make the world a better place. Published in partnership with We Need Diverse Books, this vibrant anthology features thirteen acclaimed authors whose powerful and diverse voices show how small acts of kindness can save the day. So pay attention, because a hero could be right beside you. Or maybe the hero is you. AUTHORS INCLUDE- William Alexander, Joseph Bruchac, Lamar Giles, Mike Jung, Hena Khan, Juana Medina, Ellen Oh, R. J. Palacio, Linda Sue Park and Anna Dobbin, Cynthia Leitich Smith, Ronald L. Smith, Rita Williams-Garcia, and short-story contest winner Suma Subramaniam "As with the two previous anthologies from We Need Diverse Books, this collection admirably succeeds in making available to all readers a wider and more representative range of American voices and protagonists." -The Washington Post

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General Fields

  • : 9780525646334
  • : Random House Children's Books
  • : Red Fox
  • : 0.184159
  • : March 2021
  • : .65 Inches X 5.19 Inches X 7.69 Inches
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 240
  • : Paperback
  • : Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich (Editor)