Book Review “How I Resist”

Book Review of "How I Resist" essay anthology. #bookreview #teens #englishclass #highschool

How I Resist: Activism and Hope for a New Generation Edited by: Maureen Johnson would be a great book for a high school Civics, English or Government classes.  It would also be a benefit to high school classroom and school libraries.  I received a complimentary copy of this book. All opinions are my own, and I was not additionally compensated for this post beyond the complimentary book.

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This book contains short themed essays by several famous people including authors that teens would be familiar with Jacqueline Woodson and Jason Reynolds. 


If I taught high school I would pull out my favourite essays to teach with my English classes. Students enjoy reading short contemporary pieces so this collection would be a great addition to a syllabus. Click the title above to grab your copy today.

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