This timely and media-driven approach to the parkland shooting, as reported by teens in the journalism and broadcasting programs and in the Marjory Stoneman Douglas newspaper, is an inside look at that tragic day and the events that followed that only they could tell. It showcases how the teens have become media savvy and the skills they have learned and honed--harnessing social media, speaking to the press, and writing effective op-eds.
Parkland Speaks: Survivors from Marjory Stoneman Douglas Share Their StoriesCrown Books for Young Readers #ad - Full of heartbreaking loss, a rally cry for change, and hope for a safe future, these artistic pieces will inspire readers to reflect on their own lives and the importance of valuing and protecting the ones you love. Featuring art and writing from the students of the Parkland tragedy, healing, and a poignant representation of grief, this is a raw look at the events of February 14, and hope.
The students of marjory stoneman douglas High School share their emotional journeys that began on February 14, 2018, and continue today. This revealing and unfiltered look at teens living in the wake of tragedy is a poignant representation of grief, determination, anger, healing, and hope. The intimate collection includes poetry, drawings, eyewitness accounts, speeches, journal entries, letters, and photographs from the events of February 14 and its aftermath.
#NeverAgain: A New Generation Draws the LineRandom House #ad - Get over your politics and get something done. This book is a manifesto for the movement begun that day, one that has already changed America--with voices of a new generation that are speaking truth to power, and are determined to succeed where their elders have failed. By the next morning, with seventeen classmates and faculty dead, they had joined the leadership of a movement to save their own lives, and the lives of all other young people in America.
It is the essential guide to the #NeverAgain movement. Work together. New york times bestseller • from two survivors of the parkland, Florida, shooting comes a declaration for our times, and an in-depth look at the making of the #NeverAgain movement. On february 14, lauren, went to school at marjory stoneman Douglas High School, 2018, seventeen-year-old David Hogg and his fourteen-year-old sister, like any normal Wednesday.
#NeverAgain: A New Generation Draws the Line #ad - That day, of course, the world changed. You need to take some action and play a role. You guys are the adults. This book is their statement of purpose, and the story of their lives. Born just after columbine and raised amid seemingly endless war and routine active shooter drills, this generation now says, Enough.
It's a leadership position they did not seek, and did not want--but events gave them no choice.
Glimmer of Hope: How Tragedy Sparked a MovementRazorbill #ad - 100% of net proceeds from this book will be paid to March For Our Lives Action Fund. Glimmer of Hope provides a blueprint for launching social change. Npr. Org*a seventeen magazine best book of 2018*"This is a clarion call to action for teens, by teens, and is moving and powerful. Booklist, starred review glimmer of hope tells the story of how a group of teenagers raced to channel their rage and sorrow into action, and went on to create one of the largest youth-led movements in global history.
. March for our lives action fund is a nonprofit 501c4 organization dedicated to furthering the work of March For Our Lives students to end gun violence across the country. The full list of contributors, dylan baierlein, delaney tarr, lauren hogg, in alphabetical order, charlie mirsky, david hogg, kevin trejos, Matt Deitsch, Cameron Kasky, Brendan Duff, Sarah Chadwick, Kyrah Simon, Ryan Deitsch, Alfonso Calderon, John Barnitt, Chris Grady, Jammal Lemy, Sam Deitsch, Emma González, Daniel Williams, Sofie Whitney, Naomi Wadler, Bradley Thornton, Jaclyn Corin, are: Adam Alhanti, and Alex Wind.
Glimmer of Hope: How Tragedy Sparked a Movement #ad - In keeping up with their ongoing fight to end gun-violence in all communities, the student leaders of March for Our Lives have decided not to be paid as authors of the book. Glimmer of hope is the official, definitive book from The March for Our Lives founders.
Parkland: Birth of a MovementHarper #ad - As it celebrates the passion of these astonishing students who are making history, this spellbinding book is an inspiring call to action for lasting change. In nearly twenty years witnessing the mass shootings epidemic escalate, he was stunned and awed by the courage, anger, and conviction of the high school’s students.
While writing his acclaimed account of the tragedy, he suffered two bouts of secondary PTSD. He covered all the later tragedies from a distance, working with a cadre of experts cultivated from academia and the FBI, but swore he would never return to the scene of a ghastly crime. But in march 2018, cullen went to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School because something radically different was happening.
A new york times bestselleron the first anniversary of the events at parkland, new york times bestselling author of Columbine offers an intimate, the acclaimed, deeply moving account of the extraordinary teenage survivors who became activists and pushed back against the NRA and feckless Congressional leaders—inspiring millions of Americans to join their grassroots #neveragain movement.
Nineteen years ago, dave cullen was among the first to arrive at Columbine High, even before most of the SWAT teams went in. Instead of taking us into the minds of the killer, putting together the yearbook, studying for mid-term exams, staging the musical Spring Awakening, he takes us into the hearts of the Douglas students as they cope with the common concerns of high school students everywhere—awaiting college acceptance letters, competing against their athletic rivals, enjoying prom and graduation—while moving forward from a horrific event that has altered them forever.
Parkland: Birth of a Movement #ad - Deeply researched and beautifully told, Parkland is an in-depth examination of this pivotal moment in American culture—and an up-close portrait that reveals what these extraordinary young people are like as kids. Refusing to allow adults and the media to shape their story, these remarkable adolescents took control, using their grief as a catalyst for change, transforming tragedy into a movement of astonishing hope that has galvanized a nation.
As I Saw It: A Reporter's intrepid journeyBeaufort Books #ad - From international headlines to local heroes, the eleven-time Emmy Award–winner and member of the New York State Broadcasters Hall of Fame has covered the news with objectivity and integrity, bringing journalistic excellence to every level of reporting. Alongside marches with Dr. From political scandals to hauntings at amityville, war and celebrity on a national scale, triumphs and absurdities find their place alongside accounts of crime and redemption, local tragedies, all told with Scott’s signature passion and candor.
As i saw it pairs scott’s unique storytelling and photography to give readers a new look at the singular experiences of a lifelong reporter, and the stories that shaped a generation. Over a career spanning more than 50 years, veteran journalist Marvin Scott has seen it all. Martin luther King, Jr. Scott has interviewed six presidents, visited the frontlines of war in the Middle East and Asia, and witnessed the rise of America’s space program—all in a day’s work.
As I Saw It: A Reporter's intrepid journey #ad - Now, scott reflects on the stories that have stuck with him personally over the years, in As I Saw It: A Reporter’s Intrepid Journey, and the people who gave them life. And tense meetings with yasser arafat, the couple whose lifelong marriage was forged in deadly obsession; Abraham Zapruder, who shot history’s most infamous piece of film; Charlie Walsh, Scott brings us Burt and Linda Pugach, the everyman hero who gave the banks a run for their money; and Stephanie Collado, the eleven-year-old girl who needed a heart and touched his.
How I Resist: Activism and Hope for a New GenerationWednesday Books #ad - They're ready to stand up and be heard - but with much to shout about, where they do they begin? What can I do? How can I help? How I Resist is the response, and a way to start the conversation. In how i resist, funny, irreverent, readers will find hope and support through voices that are at turns personal, and instructive.
To show readers that they are not helpless, and that anyone can be the change. How i resist is the kind of book people will be discussing for years to come and a staple on bookshelves for generations. The ultimate Resistance Guidebook. Bustle "this book will be a light in the darkness for some, and help guide them from despair.
How I Resist: Activism and Hope for a New Generation #ad - Booklistan all-star collection of essays about activism and hope, edited by bestselling YA author Maureen Johnson. Now, more than ever, young people are motivated to make a difference in a world they're bound to inherit. A collection of essays, daniel watts, and more, songs, dan sinker, john paul brammer, modern family's jesse tyler ferguson and his husband justin mikita, jonny sun aka @jonnysun, jason reynolds, karuna Riazi, Jacqueline Woodson, Maya Rupert, illustrations, Rosie O'Donnell, and interviews about activism and hope, Alex Gino, Dylan Marron, How I Resist features an all-star group of contributors, including, Jennifer Weiner, Junauda Petrus, Sabaa Tahir, Jodi Picoult, Shaina Taub, Dana Schwartz, Malinda Lo, Ali Stroker, Lauren Duca, Hebh Jamal, Libba Bray, Hamilton star Javier Muñoz, all edited and compiled by New York Times bestselling author Maureen Johnson.
Not just for a young adult audience, this incredibly impactful collection will appeal to readers of all ages who are feeling adrift and looking for guidance.
Trailblazer: A Pioneering Journalist's Fight to Make the Media Look More Like AmericaCenter Street #ad - We gain a comprehensive view of how the media, especially newspapers, affected the movement for equal rights in this country. We root for her as a wife, mother, and ambitious professional as she seizes once-in-a-lifetime opportunities never meant for a "dark-skinned woman" and builds a distinguished career.
When we read about the death of her father and other formative events of her life, we glimpse the crippling impact of the segregated South before the civil rights movement when slavery's legacy still felt astonishingly close. And in this humble, moving memoir, we see how an innovative and respected journalist and working mother helped provide opportunities for others.
With the distinct voice of one who has worked for and witnessed immense progress and overcome heart-wrenching setbacks, this book covers a wide swath of media history -- from the era of game-changing Negro newspapers like the Chicago Defender to the civil rights movement, feminism, and our current imperfect diversity.
Trailblazer: A Pioneering Journalist's Fight to Make the Media Look More Like America #ad - This timely memoir, which reflects the tradition of boot-strapping African American storytelling from the South, is a smart, contemporary consideration of the media. Dorothy butler gilliam, whose 50-year-career as a journalist put her in the forefront of the fight for social justice, offers a comprehensive view of racial relations and the media in the U.
S. Most civil rights victories are achieved behind the scenes, and this riveting, beautifully written memoir by a "black first" looks back with searing insight on the decades of struggle, friendship, courage, humor and savvy that secured what seems commonplace today-people of color working in mainstream media.
Told with a pioneering newspaper writer's charm and skill, Gilliam's full, fascinating life weaves her personal and professional experiences and media history into an engrossing tapestry.
The Voice of America: Lowell Thomas and the Invention of 20th-Century JournalismSt. Martin's Press #ad - Thomas delighted in entering “forbidden” countries—Tibet, for example, where he met the teenaged Dalai Lama. Winner, sperber prize 2018, for the best biography of a journalist**The first and definitive biography of an audacious adventurer—the most famous journalist of his time—who more than anyone invented contemporary journalism.
Tom brokaw says: "lowell Thomas so deserves this lively account of his legendary life. He was a man for all seasons. Mitchell stephens’s the voice of America is a first-rate and much-needed biography of the great Lowell Thomas. His contemporaries were also dazzled by his life. He began lecturing on Alaska, after spending eight days in Alaska.
The Voice of America: Lowell Thomas and the Invention of 20th-Century Journalism #ad - Then he assigned himself to report on World War I and returned with an exclusive: the story of “Lawrence of Arabia. In 1930, lowell thomas began delivering America’s initial radio newscast. Raised in a colorado gold-rush town, Thomas covered crimes and scandals for local then Chicago newspapers. His was the trusted voice that kept Americans abreast of world events in turbulent decades – his face familiar, too, as the narrator of the most popular newsreels.
In a prime-time special after thomas died in 1981, Walter Cronkite said that Thomas had “crammed a couple of centuries worth of living” into his eighty-nine years. The explorers club has named its building, its awards, and its annual dinner after him.
OFF AIR: My Journey to the Anchor DeskPelican Publishing #ad - She seized the opportunities given to her and overcame enormous obstacles along the way. Sheba turk is an anchorwoman like no other. In her timely and moving book, too, Turk shows us that we, can smooth that bumpy path using the wisdom earned in the early stages of her own career. She covers topics ranging from mentorship to establishing your own brand.
Off air is perfect for anyone starting out on their own career path, or anyone interested in how to overcome their own obstacles, particularly in media journalism or entertainment, wherever their adventure may begin. A forward by turk’s mentor, Soledad O’Brien brings this journey full circle and adds an extra level of inspiration.
OFF AIR: My Journey to the Anchor Desk #ad - Strong and capable, she forged a path to her successful career with perseverance and hard work.
Savage News: A NovelMIRA #ad - Jessica yellin is the clear honest voice of our generation. Amy schumerBe noisy. But the closer she gets to achieving her dream job, the more she wonders if it is worth all the compromise. Timely, funny and smart, this juicy debut is the perfect tonic for readers contending with today’s politics and the #MeToo movement.
. Natalie savage grew up hearing these words from her beloved father, who admired Walter Cronkite so much he named the family dog after him. Natalie savage will be sure to join the ranks of our favorite fictional heroines as she figures out that having it all doesn’t mean giving up everything she stands for.
She has always relied on her grit, her principles and her news sense to gain success. The problem? the position is only temporary, a test to see if she has what it takes. But now her competition is a twenty-six-year-old spoiled frat boy who got his big television break by eating raw animal parts on a reality show.
Savage News: A Novel #ad - Of course, he’s winning. Natalie, along with her scrappy production team, has to navigate ratings wars, workplace sexual harassment and an international political crisis in order to prove herself. Natalie—who spent her twenties missing out on life’s benchmarks—finally sees her efforts pay off when she’s assigned to cover the White House for her network, ATN.