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What if soldiers fought with pillows? : true stories of imagination and courage / written by Heather Camlot ; illustrated by Serge Bloch.

Camlot, Heather. (Author). Bloch, Serge. (Added Author).

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  • ISBN: 9781771473620 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: 40 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
  • Publisher: Toronto, ON : Owlkids Books, 2020

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"What if the impossible was actually possible? What if we turned our dreams into action? What if your imagination could help solve real-world crises, like war, famine, and human rights violations? Through a series of seemingly whimsical questions, this middle-grade nonfiction book introduces readers to people and organizations that are subverting violence, war and totalitarian power. What if soldiers refused to carry weapons? What if fighter pilots dropped seeds instead of bombs? What if music could be a creative force for democracy? None of these ideas are impossible--in fact, they are all true historical examples of ideas that have been put into action. Accessible, engaging text introduces a different question and example on each spread. Evocative concept illustrations provide a light-hearted reminder of the power of imagination. This timely book encourages readers to think critically and dare to ask big questions: that might just change the world."-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Social action > History > Miscellanea > Juvenile literature.
Political participation > History > Miscellanea > Juvenile literature.

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Community Centre J 303.48 Cam 38080500271901 Juvenile Available -
Victoria Avenue J 303.48 Cam 38080500271893 Juvenile Available -

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