Dreams of Freedom (In Words and Pictures)
"I have walked that long road to freedom. I have tried not to falter…I have taken a moment to rest, but I can only rest for a moment, for with freedom come responsibilities.” Nelson Mandela
“If you are tired, keep going. If you are scared, keep going. If you are hungry, keep going. If you want to taste freedom, keep going.” Harriet Tubman
This inspirational book contains 17 quotations about many different aspects of freedom, from the freedom to have an education to that not to be hurt or tortured, the freedom to have a home and the freedom to be yourself. All the chosen quotations are in simple words that can be understood by young children. Authors of the quotations include: Nelson Mandela, Martin Luther King, Harriet Tubman, Anne Frank, the Dalai Lama, Aung San Suu Kyi and Malala Yousafzai.
The book’s purpose is to inspire children to stand up for others and to make a difference.
This is an inspiring book that will spark discussion around injustice and inequality in the world. A necessary book that deserves a special place in every child’s home.
It can be enjoyed by children as young as 4 when read with a parent, but readers up to 10 years old will also enjoy engaging with it.