How I Changed the World
How I Changed the World
$319.00 inc. GST
How I Changed the World reveals the struggles and accomplishments of individuals who made a lasting impact on history. Each volume focuses on a famous person, such as Frederick Douglass, Frida Kahlo, Mohandas Gandhi, and others. It details pivotal moments in that person’s life that led to a high-level change in thinking or action around the world.
Titles in this series:
- Frederick Douglass -
Learn how Frederick Douglass, a slave, escaped to freedom and became a noted reformer, author, orator, and the leading spokesman
of African Americans in the 1800's. He published his autobiography in 1845, Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglass.
- Frida Kahlo -
Learn how a tragic accident left Mexican painter Frida Kahlo, then a teenager, crippled and in constant pain for the rest of her life and how she reflected her physical and emotional suffering through jarring colours and themes in startling self-portraits.
- Mohandas Gandhi -
Learn how Mohandas Gandhi helped free India from British control by using a unique method of nonviolent resistance and, how, through his struggles, he became one of the foremost spiritual, political, moral, and cultural leaders of the 1900's.
- Susan B. Anthony -
Discover how Susan B. Anthony became a social reformer and one of the first leaders of the campaign for women's rights, including the ups and downs of her struggle to organise the woman suffrage movement.
- Wangari Muta Maathai -
Learn how Kenyan activist and environmentalist Wangari Maathai brought about change in Africa through her efforts to protect the environment and promote economic development, democracy, human rights, and women’s rights. She became the first African woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize.
- Nikola Tesla -
Learn how Nikola Tesla’s perseverance made him a pioneer in electrical technology. Tesla received more than 100 patents for a variety of inventions, but his development of alternating current (AC) remains the heart of electric power operations in most of the world today.
Pages 96 each
- Helps readers learn about historical events and important figures in history and why they are still impactful today.
- Teaches readers how change happens through perseverance.
- Includes biographies, historical photographs, and other pertinent information about lives of important individuals