Stand-Up Guys : 50 Christian Men Who Changed the World (hardcover)
Stand-Up Guys presents a diverse range of 50 Christian men, who saw social and world issues and decided to make their voices heard. Through biographical information paired with illustrations, readers 8 to 12 will encounter amazing and unique role models from both history and today that show they can follow any path to help change the world.
We can all make a difference, and as the 50 men featured inside Stand-up Guys show, it doesn't matter who you are or where you live as long as your follow your passions and stay strong in your faith. From feeding the hungry following natural disasters to highlighting social injustice to speaking up about climate change, oppression, and more, these people from around the world-both in the past and in the present-from a variety of backgrounds provide positive examples of what you can accomplish if you just dare to stand up.
Included inside these pages are men such as:
- Chef Jose Andres, founder of World Central Kitchen
- Bryan Stevenson of the Equal Justice Initiative, and focus of the movie Just Mercy
- Congressman and Civil Rights leader John Lewis
- Olympian Eric Liddell
- Legendary surfer Eddie Aikau
- Saint Francis
- "Kid President" Robby Novak
- And more
And with a colorful interior with engaging full-page illustrations, easy-to-read one-page biographies of each person, and a list of additional resources at the back, kids can explore a variety of role models and discover the path they want to take themselves as they put their faith into action.