Book Release Celebration with Rebecca Langston-George (Russo's)
Parents, teachers, and young readers:
Russo's is pleased to invite you to an open house reception for author
in celebration of her new book
"For the Right to Learn: Malala Yousafzai's Story"
also be sure to visit Rebecca's author page at RussoBooks.com
She grew up in a world where women were supposed to be quiet. But Malala Yousafzai refused to be silent. She defied the Taliban's rules, spoke out for education for every girl, and was almost killed for her beliefs. This powerful true story of how one brave girl named Malala changed the world proves that one person really can make a difference.
In the 1930s huge dust storms swept through the Great Plains. Farmers lost their crops. Businesses closed. Hundreds of people moved West for the chance of a fresh start. Hear the words they spoke. Read the words they read. And see the differing points of view about the Dust Bowl through the eyes of the people who lived it.
Inform and engage young writers with this contemporary, creative breakdown of short-story essentials. Clear, concise text introduces and defines key skills while aligning closely to Common Core State Standards. Fun and inspiring writing prompts launch new skills into practice, while author bios and mentor texts provide creative blueprints for budding writers.