Taking a Stand with David Hogg
From the Series Teen Strong
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.
|Interest Level||Grade 5 - Grade 8|
|Reading Level||Grade 3|
|Genre||High/Low, Nonfiction, 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|
|Publisher||Full Tilt Press|
|Brand||Full Tilt Fast Reads|
|Imprint||Full Tilt Press|
|Number of Pages||32|
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.