What we need as we head to election 2016 Get several copies of this bookuse it in your classroomwith your homeschoolers but use it We can all add our own personal favorites to the ones covered here Perhaps your students will want to add YOU Perhaps your child will want to add you I know I would certainly add my own mother born 1912 as a great truth tellerand I m still trying to pass some of her wisdom along From my own ife experience many of my Favorites Are Already Here are already here I would add Congressman Peter MCloskey and colleague in the trenches Jeffrey Blankfort would add Congressman Peter MCloskey and colleague in the trenches Jeffrey Blankfort who s included and add your own pages Just as Blankfort See who s included and add your own pages Just as today as when it was written 10 years ago Short statements of the personal philosophy of some people whose examples are really worth following The responses to the book Americans Who Tell the Truth were of great interest to me given that I have used the book in the classroom and also worked with the artist Rob Shetterly here in Louisville While here Rob worked with a middle school and high school program both well regarded Additionally I wrote a curriculum for other teachers to share and to explore that appears on the websiteNeither schoo. Features uotes biographies and portraits of powerful and influential Americans including Rachel Carson Rosa Parks and Mark Twain who used the power of truth combined with freedom of speech to challenge the system and inspire change Reprint. Americans Who Tell the Truth

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Ents on the website and I will invite them to reviews here of their experience One fifteen year old student shared in her evaluation that their experience One fifteen old student shared in her evaluation that now she had never wanted to be involved as a citizen Le cousin hyperactif (Dominique) like so many others she didnt think she could make a difference What she saw in the portraits of Abe Lincoln Thoreau and Amy Goodman and the many others was that it WAS possible to be heard Another student asked me why he had never heard of many of these people Why indeedTo honestlyook at our country and say where do we go from here This is the beauty and gift of the book Wasn t fully aware of some of the people Shetterly chose to include so this aware of some of the people Shetterly chose to include so this educational for me as well as beautiful Like the colors Shetterly selected for backgrounds tints as complement to the portrayed person s natural physical tones I got my copy as a gift and bought this one as a host gift when visiting friends in another state Believe it also could be a good thing to have in a home with pre teen children to ook at artistically together and for subtle expansion of their US history knowledge base Just having it out where family visitors may pick it up for five minutes is enriching. Features uotes biographies and portraits of powerful and influential Americans including Rachel Carson Rosa Parks and Mark Twain who used the power of truth combined with freedom of speech to challenge the system and inspire change Reprint. Writing Menopause: An Anthology of Fiction, Poetry and Creative Non-Fiction (Inanna Poetry and Fiction) look honestly at the country theyive in and to consider those things that might impact the future they would inheirit Rob Shetterly in my mind and in my classroom helped my students to understand that their voice DID matterWe had students who did not agree with many of the things said by individuals in the portraits or with Rob himself But this was never the point of the study The intention was to allow students to see first hand from Rob himself that when one has a feeling about one s country that using the gifts you have to express those can inspire and give hope to othersI will ask anyone who sees this otherwise to ook at student comm. Features uotes biographies and portraits of powerful and influential Americans including Rachel Carson Rosa Parks and Mark Twain who used the power of truth combined with freedom of speech to challenge the system and inspire change Reprint. .