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The Man Who Seduced Hollywood: The Life and Loves of Greg Bautzer, Tinseltown's Most Powerful Lawyer
B. James Gladstone
The Passage of Power: The Years of Lyndon Johnson
Robert A. Caro
David Copperfield
Charles Dickens, David Gates
Free?: Stories About Human Rights - David Almond, Margaret Mahy, Meja Mwangi, Jamila Gavin, Eoin Colfer, Michael Morpurgo, Theresa Breslin, Sarah Mussi, Ursula Dubosarsky, Rita Williams-Garcia, Patricia McCormick, Roddy Doyle, Ibtisam Barakat, Malorie Blackman Decent collection of short stories written by children's/YA authors. It's a mixed bag. Some stories are great, some are so-so and some I just wanted to skip.

All the stories explore different forms of enslavement (literal and figurative) and freedom. Each story is followed by an Article (of declaration?) by Amnesty International. If the story is tied into historic/current events there is a paragraph with additional information.

I think this would be good for a classroom because each story invites discussion.