Taking a Stand with David Hogg

From the Series Teen Strong

  • Interest Level: Grade 5 - Grade 8
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

David Hogg was 18 and just a few months from graduation when a shooter entered Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, killing 17 people and injuring 17 others. David used his phone to record his experience and interview fellow students. It was the beginning of his career as a gun reform activist. David has addressed lawmakers, spoken to the national press, and traveled around the country speaking to fellow teens about the importance of voting. In this book, readers will examine his story and learn more about his efforts to stop gun violence through narrative text, engaging photos, and graphics. Readers will come away inspired to lead and be Teen Strong.

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Interest Level Grade 5 - Grade 8
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre High/Low, Social Studies
Category 5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Narrative Nonfiction, Diverse Books: Social Justice, Diversity, SEL: C Social Awareness, SEL: E Responsible Decision-Making, Social Emotional Learning
Copyright 2022
Publisher Full Tilt Press
Brand Full Tilt Fast Reads
Imprint Full Tilt Press
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2021-08-01
Text Type Narrative Nonfiction
BISACS JNF007110, JNF053210, JNF043000
Dewey 322.4
Dimensions 7 x 9
Lexile 860
ATOS Reading Level 5.6
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Bibliography/further reading, Charts/Graphs/Diagrams, Fast facts, Index, Table of contents, and Timeline

Author: Heather DiLorenzo Williams

Heather DiLorenzo Williams is a writer and educator with a passion for seeing readers of all ages connect with others through stories and personal experiences. Heather lives in North Carolina with her husband and two children.