Subtitle: Real kids who ruled, rebelled, survived and thrived
By: Kirsty Murray
Genre: YN - Children's / Teenage: general non-fiction
Published by: A & U Children
Published: 1 Apr 2019
ISBN: 9781760524470


When the future looks dark, courageous kids bring light and hope into the world. Forty true stories celebrate kids who have protested, prayed, rebelled, saved lives, earned a fortune, lost everything, become world-famous, or fought to survive war and oppression.Fearless kids, feral kids, Olympic champions, human-rights crusaders, climate-change warriors, princes and prisoners, workers and whiz-kids - they all show the true courage of kids.

From the distant past to the present moment, kids have made their mark on history; and now they're set to change the world.


This is a collection of true stories of the amazing and courageous things that young people can do.

With stories from right throughout history to the present day, this book shows readers that courage, persistence, bravery and love can help you survive the horrors of war and oppression, regardless of your age.

It will inspire you to always make the best of your situation, to believe in yourself and have the courage to stand up for what you think is right, to chase your dreams and to follow your heart. Who knows, you may also be able to change the world  -  after all every journey starts with one small step!

Will be enjoyed by upper primary and lower secondary readers.

Reviewed by Michelle