True Stories From Around the WorldBook - 2008
Winner of more than 30 awards, and endorsed by 3 Presidents and 3 Nobel Peace Prize winners, Great Peacemakers is an entertaining and inspirational read. In this book you will meet twenty inspiring individuals who have made peace their choice in life, from a Vietnamese monk to a Brazilian musician, from a Swedish children's author to an Iranian-American architect. Exploring a wide range of approaches to peacemaking, Great Peacemakers is organized into five paths to peace: choosing nonviolence, living peace, honoring diversity, valuing all life, and caring for the planet. Each path showcases the true life stories of four amazing peacemakers who have successfully cultivated peace in a variety of ways. Whether you are a parent seeking positive roles models for your children, an educator looking for thought-provoking material for your students, or someone simply wanting an uplifting read, then Great Peacemakers is sure to meet your needs and inspire the peacemaker in you. Read this book and find out why Dr. Oscar Arias, Nobel Peace Prize winner and former president of Costa Rica, said, "Powerful, well-researched and, above all, timely, Great Peacemakers should be required reading for the youth of the world."
Publisher: Sedona, Arizona : LTS Press, c2008
Branch Call Number: JU 920 BEL
Alternative Title: Great peace makers