Stories for Boys Who Dare to Be Different 2: Even More True Tales of Amazing Boys Who Changed the World (The Dare to Be Different Series) (Hardcover)
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Boys can be anything they want to be! In this sequel to the New York Times bestseller Stories for Boys Who Dare to Be Different, Ben Brooks introduces seventy-six more boys and men who will inspire young readers to live boldly and true to themselves.
What do environmental activist Xiuhtezcatl Martinez, philosopher Socrates, and singer Ed Sheeran all have in common? Each of them defied expectations -- going against the grain and pursuing their dreams despite a seemingly impossible barrage of obstacles and difficulties. Their stories are incredible, as are those of tap dancer Evan Ruggiero, Pokémon creator Satoshi Tajiri, the brave Chernobyl Divers, and the other inspirational boys who fill the pages of this extraordinary book.
Together, their stories offer young boys the welcome alternative message that masculinity can mean many things -- that it's okay to be sensitive, to be bold, and to follow their hearts.
About the Author
Ben Brooks is the author of several books, including Grow Up, Lolito, Hurra, Stories for Kids Who Dare to Be Different, and the New York Times bestselling Stories for Boys Who Dare to Be Different.
Quinton Winter is a British illustrator, artist, and colorist. He has worked for many clients including the Guardian newspaper, Walker Books, Vertigo Comics, and the BBC. He illustrated Stories for Kids Who Dare to Be Different and the New York Times bestselling Stories for Boys Who Dare to Be Different.