Peace

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Ever since 9-11-01, peace has taken on a new meaning for all of us. It's something that we can't take for granted anymore. Now, it's something we really have to work for, and that we appreciate more. And all this focus on peace makes us think about it in a new way. Is it possible to live a peaceful life in a non-peaceful world? How has your life changed since 9-11? And what does peace mean to you, anyway? Filled with your ideas, thoughts, and anecdotes, along with reflections from celebrities and plenty of ...
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Overview

Ever since 9-11-01, peace has taken on a new meaning for all of us. It's something that we can't take for granted anymore. Now, it's something we really have to work for, and that we appreciate more. And all this focus on peace makes us think about it in a new way. Is it possible to live a peaceful life in a non-peaceful world? How has your life changed since 9-11? And what does peace mean to you, anyway? Filled with your ideas, thoughts, and anecdotes, along with reflections from celebrities and plenty of information on peace leaders and organizations where you can get involved, PEACE is a thought-provoking view into how we think about peace in today's world. Pick it up when you need a little peace in your life.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780142302217
  • Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
  • Publication date: 8/5/2002
  • Pages: 144
  • Age range: 12 - 17 Years
  • Product dimensions: 6.04 (w) x 8.30 (h) x 0.33 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 3
Part 1 What is Peace? 6
Defining Peace 8
What Peace Is ... 10
What Peace Is Not ... 12
Peace Places, Peace People 14
Part 2 Peace Then 18
The Quest for Peace 20
Peace Greats
Mohandas Gandhi 22
Martin Luther King, Jr. 24
Steven Biko 26
Nelson Mandela 28
The Nobel Peace Prize 30
Peace in the 20th Century 36
Peace Past 44
Part 3 Peace Now 48
New World 50
Where Were You? 53
September in New York 60
Stuyvesant High School 64
Celebrities Reflect 66
Eve Speaks Out 70
What Were You Thinking? 74
The World Reacts 76
World News 79
How Did You Help Out after 9-11? 80
A Simple Plan 84
Uneasy at Home 86
My Name Has Meaning 88
Rising to the Challenge 90
Rock On 91
Freedom's Other Face 92
Before and After
How has your life changed? 94
Peace Greats
Mairead Corrigan and Betty Williams 102
Asel Asleh 104
Wang Dan and Zhang Huajie 106
Part 4 Peace Tomorrow 108
Continuing Peace 110
Is This a Peaceful World? 112
Today's Roots of Conflict 115
Peace Greats
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi 116
The Dalai Lama 118
Rigoberta Menchu Tum 120
Jody Williams 122
Future Peace 124
Increasing the Peace 126
Delivering Peace 129
Teaching Peace 132
Weaving a Web of Peace 134
Peace Out 137
Make it Happen! A Resource Guide 138
Find Out More 141
Photo Credits 142
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