Can you say anything you want? Should you?
Everyone has rights but navigating your rights can be difficult. You have the right to freedom of expression but there are many places where this freedom is limited by laws, rules and regulations, or even customs such as good manners.
By exploring the viewpoints of The Censor, The Speechmaker and The Witness, this book will help you navigate issues of how to express identity and opinion.
DANIELLE S. MCLAUGHLIN designed, developed and delivered programs, as Director of Education for the Canadian Civil Liberties Association and Education Trust, that engage thousands of students in lively discussion about the conflicts of rights and freedoms that affect everyone who lives in a democracy. She is co-author with Reuben McLaughlin of the That's Not Fair! videos, now used widely in elementary social studies classes, and author of That's Not Fair! Getting to Know Your Rights and Freedoms. Danielle lives in Toronto, Ontario.
PARIS ALLEYNE is a comic-book artist. He has done work as a colourist for Ninja Turtle, Ghostbuster, GI Joe, Captain Canuck, and Riftworld comics. His art has appeared in Black Comix Returns and his own independent Haven comics. Paris lives in Toronto, Ontario.
The accessible language of the text is meant to appeal to pre-teen and teenage readers ... Teachers and counselors might find this book useful as a discussion starter.
"Spotlights real-life situations that young readers will be able to relate to."