Great Peacemakers: True Stories from Around the World by Ken Beller, Heather Chase, Steve Hansen
This is an excellent introduction to the lives of 20 of the most important people to have lived in our world in the last 200 years. The authors categorize their choices under these headings: Choosing Nonviolence; Living Peace: Honoring Diversity; Valuing All Life; and Caring for the Planet. The peacemakers range chronologically from Henry David Thoreau and Henry Salt to living heroes such as Jane Goodall and Desmond Tutu.(KLIATT)
Enjoy this selection of inspiring online videos, which celebrate many of the amazing people profiled in Great Peacemakers.