May 6, 2018

Introducing How I Resist, Edited by Maureen Johnson!


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Title: How I Resist: Activism and Hope for the Next Generation
Editor: Maureen Johnson
Publisher: Wednesday Books
Paperback, 320 Pages
Published 2018


Summary: An all-star collection of essays about activism and hope, edited by bestselling YA author Maureen Johnson. Now, more than ever, young people are motivated to make a difference in a world they're bound to inherit. They're ready to stand up and be heard - but with much to shout about, where they do they begin? What can I do? How can I help? How I Resist is the response, and a way to start the conversation. To show readers that they are not helpless, and that anyone can be the change. A collection of essays, songs, illustrations, and interviews about activism and hope, How I Resist features an all-star group of contributors, including, John Paul Brammer, Libba Bray, Lauren Duca, Modern Family's Jesse Tyler Ferguson and his husband Justin Mikita, Alex Gino, Hebh Jamal, Malinda Lo, Dylan Marron, Hamilton star Javier Muñoz, Rosie O'Donnell, Junauda Petrus, Jodi Picoult, Jason Reynolds, Karuna Riazi, Maya Rupert, Dana Schwartz, Dan Sinker, Ali Stroker, Jonny Sun (aka @jonnysun), Sabaa Tahir, Daniel Watts, Jennifer Weiner, Jacqueline Woodson, and more, all edited and compiled by New York Times bestselling author Maureen JohnsonIn How I Resist, readers will find hope and support through voices that are at turns personal, funny, irreverent, and instructive. Not just for a young adult audience, this incredibly impactful collection will appeal to readers of all ages who are feeling adrift and looking for guidance. How I Resist is the kind of book people will be discussing for years to come and a staple on bookshelves for generations.
Maureen Johnson's done is again, everybody -- she's put together an incredible anthology of resistance, power, support, and strength. And look at all of the amazing authors, speakers, and influencers that are a part of it! Just by reading the summary, we immediately knew that we had to have this book. 

And that's why we're here sharing it with all of you! Because what's better than a kickass book about social justice and our future? Sharing a kickass book about social justice and our future with friends!


So the purpose of today's post was to spread the news and make sure you all knew about this awesome book that will be hitting the shelves this month. Trust us, you definitely don't want to miss out on this one!

We'd like to thank the awesome team over at Wednesday Books for putting this book on our radar. Maureen Johnson is one of our favorite authors (both book-wise and on Twitter), because she is always so vocal, supportive, and incredible. She truly inspires us to be our best selves, and this book seems like it has a lot of important information that everyone can benefit from reading. 

If this book isn't on your TBR yet, what're you waiting for?

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