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Stories for boys who dare to be different : true tales of amazing boys who chnged the world without killing dragons
Stories for boys who dare to be different : true tales of amazing boys who chnged the world without killing dragons
Brooks, Ben, 1992-2018
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Prince charming, dragon slayer, mischievous prankster . . . More often than not, these are the role-models boys encounter in the books they read at home and at school. As a boy, there is an assumption that you will conform to a stereotypical idea of masculinity. But what if you're the introvert kind? What if you prefer to pick up a book rather than a sword? What if you want to cry when you're feeling sad or angry? What if you like the idea of wearing a dress? There is an ongoing crisis with regards to young men and mental health, with unhelpful gender stereotypes contributing to this malaise. Stories for Boys Who Dare to Be Different offers a welcome alternative narrative. It is an extraordinary compilation of 100 stories of famous and not-so-famous men from the past to the present day, every single one of them a rule-breaker and innovator in his own way, and all going on to achieve amazing things. Entries include Frank Ocean, Salvador Dalí, Rimbaud, Beethoven, Barack Obama, Stormzy, Ai Weiwei and Jesse Owens - different sorts of heroes from all walks of life and from all over the world.
Imprint:
London : Quercus, 2018.
Collation:
207 pages : colour illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents:
Achmat Hasssiem -- Ai Weiwei -- Alan L Hart -- Alan Turing -- Arthur Rimbaud -- Baldwin IV -- Balian Buschbaum -- Barack Obama -- Benjamin Zephaniah -- Bill Gates -- Boyan Slat -- The Boys form the Isca Academy -- Caine Monroy -- Carl Linnaeus -- Charles Fourier -- Chesley Sullenberger -- Chirstian McPhilamy -- Christopher Paolini -- Confucius -- Daniel Anthony -- Dan Kraus -- Daniel Radcliffe -- Daniel Tammet -- David Attenborough -- Derek Redmond -- Don McPherson -- Dynamo -- Eddie Aikau -- Eugene Cernan -- Favio Chavez -- The Four Chaplains -- Frank Ocean -- Frederick Douglass -- Galileo Galilei -- King George VI -- Ghyslain Raza -- Grayson Perry -- Hans Scholl -- Harvey Milk -- Iqbal Masih -- Ishiro Honda -- Jaime Escalante -- Jamie Oliver -- Jean-Dominique Bauby -- Jeffree Star -- Jesse Eisenberg -- Jim Henson -- John Carlos & Tommie Smith -- John Green -- John Lennon -- John Tyndall -- Jorge Munoz -- Jose Rizal -- Chief Joseph -- Junot Diaz -- Ken Yeang -- Lionel Messi -- Louis Armstrong -- Louis Braille -- Ludwig van Beethoven -- Luigi Ciotti -- Mahatma Gandhi -- Mohed Altrad -- Muhammad Ali -- Dr Naif Al-mutawa -- Neil Degrasse Tyson -- Nelson Mandela -- Nicholas Winton -- Nick Vujicic -- Nikola Tesla -- Oscar Wilde -- Patch Adams -- Percy Shelley -- Philip Zimbardo -- Rain -- Ralph Lauren -- Ric O'Barry -- Rick Genest -- Rick van Beek -- Roald Amundsen -- Roald Dahl -- Ryan Hreljac -- Salvador Dali -- Sergei Polunin -- Siddhartha Gautama -- Stephen Hawking -- Steve Irwin -- Steven Spielberg -- Stormzy -- Swampy -- Taika Waititi -- Tank Man -- Tenzing Norgay -- Thomas Edison -- Trevor Noah -- Uyaquq -- Vedran Smailovic -- Vincent van Gogh -- William Kamkwamba -- William Moulton Marston.
ISBN:
9781787471986
Dewey class:
305.31920
Language:
English
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