How I Resist: Activism and Hope for a New Generation
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About the Author
Maureen Johnson is the New York Times bestselling author of over a dozen YA novels, including 13 Little Blue Envelopes, The Name of the Star, and Truly Devious. She is also the co-host of Says Who, a political podcast about the aftermath of the 2016 election. She lives in New York City.
Tim Federle is an award-winning writer whose works include the New York Times Notable Books The Great American Whatever and Better Nate Than Ever, the global bestseller Tequila Mockingbird: Cocktails with a Literary Twist, and the Tony-nominated Broadway musical Tuck Everlasting. He lives (and resists) in New York City.
"The world is a bit of a mess, but it's not always easy to figure out ways to help. Just in time for the midterm elections, How I Resist is a perfect activism guidebook, featuring essays, stories, songs, and more from celebrities and some of the biggest names in YA. Even in dark times, this anthology promotes hope, showing how individual voices and efforts can truly make a difference. " -- Bustle
"Candor and passion radiate from the 30 voices raised in this trenchant and timely compendium of interviews, essays, reflections, illustrations, and poems." -- Publisher's Weekly
"[Maureen Johnson] has done an exceptional job calling on different voices to share their wisdom and thoughts on making a difference" -- School Library Journal
"This offers plenty of access points for teens looking for advice, catharsis, and/or motivation." -- The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books