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Free? Stories Celebrating Human Rights by Amnesty International

Free? Stories Celebrating Human Rights

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Top children’s writers have each contributed a powerful story to this collection for Amnesty International. In fourteen different ways Jamila Gavin, David Almond, Michael Morpurgo, Malorie Blackman, Eoin Colfer and others have written about an aspect of freedom thereby drawing attention to the predicament of children for whom many of them are only a dream. The point of each story is highlighted by the particle Article from the Human rights convention it illustrates.

With a Foreword by Jacqueline Wilson.

All royalties from the sale of this book go to Amnesty International, which works to protect human rights all over the world.


Free? Stories Celebrating Human Rights by Amnesty International

To commemorate the 60th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, this title features a short-story collection for young adults, celebrating what it means to be free. Hosting a variety of talented children's authors from all around the globe, it includes such themes as asylum, law, education, and faith.

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Amnesty International is a worldwide movement of people who campaign for internationally recognised human rights. AI has a varied network of members and supporters around the world. At the latest count, there were more than 2.2 million members, supporters and subscribers in over 150 countries and territories in every region of the world. Although they come from many different backgrounds and have widely different political and religious beliefs, they are united by a determination to work for a world where everyone enjoys human rights.

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Publication date

4th May 2009


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