Free? : stories about human rights / Amnesty International.
Edition: 1st U.S. ed.
Publisher: Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2010.
ISBN: 9780763647032 (hbk.)
Description: x, 202 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Subject: United Nations. General Assembly. Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
Human rights Juvenile fiction.
Human rights Fiction.
Target Audience: 010-up.
Contents: Klaus Vogel and the bad lads / by David Almond -- School slave / by Theresa Breslin -- Scout's honour / by Sarah Mussi -- Sarsaparilla / by Ursula Dubosarsky -- After the hurricane / by Rita Williams-Garcia -- If only Papa hadn't danced / by Patricia McCormick -- Prince Francis / by Roddy Doyle -- Uncle Meena / by Ibtisam Barakat -- Searching for a two-way street / by Malorie Blackman -- Setting words free / by Margaret Mahy -- Jojo learns to dance / by Meja Mwangi -- Wherever I lay down my head / by Jamila Gavin -- Christopher / by Eoin Colfer -- No trumpets needed / by Michael Morpurgo.
Summary: An anthology of fourteen stories by young adult authors from around the world, on such themes as asylum, law, education, and faith, compiled in honor of the sixtieth anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.