Rebels with a Cause

Age Level: 12–17  Grade Level: 7–12

This captivating series will introduce readers to a group of rebels whose contributions to the politics, civil and human rights, arts, music and athletics came with a social message that helped shape society and change the world. Engrossing narrative text examines each rebel in depth, including his or her education, life experiences, personality, and developing social conscience; formative events that inspired a sense of justice, outrage or mission; and how he or she used the stage afforded by politics, the media, and the entertainment industry to share an important social message with admirers across the globe. These titles will also examine the effects of each rebel's legacy of activism through and the lasting influences they have left on our culture.

  • Fall 2017
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    Andy Warhol

    Andy Warhol

    Fighting to Revolutionize Art

    Edward Willett
    Provide your readers with a memorable bio about a memorable man. "Paintings are too hard. Machines have less problems..." In the 1960s, Andy Warhol became the most famous creator of "pop art," which transformed mass-produced items of popular culture into works of fine art...Read More

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    ISBN: 9780766093140
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    César Chávez

    César Chávez

    Fighting for Migrant Farmworkers

    Kathlyn Gay
    César Chávez is best known for uniting Mexican American farmworkers and for his efforts to obtain civil rights for his people. He followed the nonviolent methods of Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King Jr...Read More

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    ISBN: 9780766089532
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    Elvis Presley

    Elvis Presley

    Fighting for the Right to Rock

    John Micklos, Jr.
    This biography revisits an all American classic; the King of Rock and Roll. The original rock-n-roll rebel, Elvis Presley revolutionized the music industry. His hip-shaking performances made young fans scream, television censors scramble, and parents furious...Read More

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    ISBN: 9780766093133
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    John Lennon

    John Lennon

    Fighting for World Peace

    Jeff Burlingame
    This comprehensive biography by award-winning author Jeff Burlingame explores the life of John Lennon, whose music and life story still resonate and remain popular with both young and old fans, nearly four decades after his untimely death in 1980...Read More

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    ISBN: 9780766093157
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    Johnny Cash

    Johnny Cash

    Fighting for the Underdog

    Edward Willett
    This bio will be a favorite among your readers. From the beginning of his career, country music legend Johnny Cash, "The Man in Black," was seen as a rebel, a perception solidified when he took the stage for his famous concert at Folsom State Prison in 1968...Read More

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    ISBN: 9780766093126
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    Madonna

    Madonna

    Fighting for Self-Expression

    Carol Gnojewski
    Madonna enjoys pushing the envelope, generating accolades and controversy with each cause and project to which she lends her fame. A pop culture icon for over 30 years, her ongoing artistic evolution inspires fans who find her unconventionality refreshing...Read More

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    ISBN: 9780766093102
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