Freedom from Want
From the Series The Four Freedoms
“Life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness” is a quote from the U.S. Constitution most Americans know by heart. The right to have a healthy peacetime life— to be free from want, hunger, disease — is one of the rights that defines happiness. Read why this right is important for young people today. Learn how societies around the world fare in providing freedom from want to all people. And discover ways to help deliver critical basic needs to others. Book features: Table of Contents; Glossary; Additional Resources including books, web sites, interactive sites, and source notes; Index; Photos and captions.
|Interest Level||Grade 3 - Grade 5|
|Reading Level||Grade 4|
|Publisher||Red Chair Press|
|Imprint||Red Chair Press|
|Number of Pages||32|
Author: Bryon Cahill
Bryon Cahill has been writing for young people for over a decade. As editor of Weekly Reader's READ magazine, Bryon wrote short fiction, nonfiction, and reader's theater plays, created award-winning literary web sites, and spearheaded an experimental theater adaptation of William Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing live on Facebook. In 2012, Bryon launched Literary Wonderland (www.literarywonderland.com). An avid reader, he also enjoys running and playing tennis at home in Morristown, New Jersey.
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The Four Freedoms
In 1941, on the eve of the nation’s entry into World War II, President Franklin D. Roosevelt spoke to Congress and the world. In the speech, he outlined four universal freedoms that people around the world deserved. The Four Freedoms shows why these freedoms were important to fight… View available downloads →