Oh, the Things We're For!

A new book by the author of A is for Activist is a rhyming, boldly illustrated vision of a better world.When you go to a marchAnd raise your sign highYou'll make people smilewho thought you were shyAnd you'll make people wonder, does that kid really know why?You DO know of courseThat's why you are thereYou're there to say STOP!What's happening's not fairThen they say, we know what you're againstEnd poverty stop war...But okay then what are you for?Oh! What are we for! That's my favorite questionAnd I'm sure it's yours tooBecause you pay attentionYou have so many answersAnd so many optionsAnd so many solutions that you want to impartThe only hard question is where does one start?Oh, The Things We're For! is a celebration of the better world that is not only possible, but is here today if we choose it. Today's kids are well aware of the many challenges that they face in a world they are inheriting, from climate change to police violence, crowded classrooms to healthcare. Poetically written and beautifully illustrated in Innosanto Nagara's (A is for Activist) signature style, this book offers a vision of where we could go--and a future worth fighting for. Oh, the Things We're For! is a book for kids, and for the young at heart of all ages.

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