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Great Peacemakers by Ken Beller and Heather Chase

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Great Peacemakers tells the true life stories of 20 great peacemakers from around the world in 5 paths to peace. Winner of more than 30 awards, the book is endorsed by 3 presidents and 3 Nobel Peace Prize recipients. Among them is Dr. Oscar Arias, Nobel Peace Prize recipient and former president of Costa Rica, who said, “Powerful, well researched, and above all, timely, Great Peacemakers should be required reading for the youth of the world.” Highly adaptable, Great Peacemakers is being used in courses from middle school through graduate school and many educators are reporting concrete positive behavior changes in students studying the book. Accompanying study guides with lesson plans, worksheets, rubrics, and more are available for free download under the Study Guide tab at www.GreatPeacemakers.com.


International History
Social Justice: General
Social Justice: Environment
Social Justice: War and Peace

middle, high
lesson plan, textbook
yes
Henry David Thoreau, Mahatma Gandhi, Martin Luther King, Jr., Anderson Sa, Mother Teresa, Thich Nhat Hanh, Colman McCarthy, Oscar Arias, Bruno Hussar, Desmond Tutu, Riane Eisler, The Dalai Lama, Henry Salt, Albert Schweitzer, Astrid Lindgren, Jane Goodall, Rachel Carson, David Suzuki, Nader Khalili, Wangari Maathai
Peace, Peacemaking, Peacemakers, Conflict Resolution, Nonviolence, Diversity, Environment, Animal Welfare, Global Issues, Social Justice, History, Social Studies, Activism, Role Models

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