Watch Us Rise

Watch Us Rise Jasmine and Chelsea are sick of the way women are treated even at their progressive NYC high school so they decide to start a Women s Rights Club They post everything online poems essays videos of
  • Title: Watch Us Rise
  • Author: Renée Watson
  • ISBN: 154760008
  • Page: 266
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Watch Us Rise
    Jasmine and Chelsea are sick of the way women are treated even at their progressive NYC high school, so they decide to start a Women s Rights Club They post everything online poems, essays, videos of Chelsea performing her poetry, and Jasmine s response to the racial macroaggressions she experiences and soon they go viral But with such positive support, the club is also Jasmine and Chelsea are sick of the way women are treated even at their progressive NYC high school, so they decide to start a Women s Rights Club They post everything online poems, essays, videos of Chelsea performing her poetry, and Jasmine s response to the racial macroaggressions she experiences and soon they go viral But with such positive support, the club is also targeted by online trolls When things escalate, the principal shuts the club down Jasmine and Chelsea will risk everything for their voices and those of other young women to be heard Get A Copy Kindle Store StoresAudibleBarnes NobleWalmart eBooksApple BooksGoogle PlayAbebooksBook DepositoryIndigoAlibrisBetter World BooksIndieBoundLibraries Or buy for Hardcover, 400 pages Expected publication February 12th 2019 by Bloomsbury YA More Details ISBN 154760008X ISBN13 9781547600083 Edition Language English Other Editions 2 All Editions Add a New Edition Combine Less Detail edit details Friend Reviews To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up Reader QA To ask other readers questions about Watch Us Rise, please sign up

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  • Renée Watson

    Ren e Watson is the author of the children s picture book, A Place Where Hurricanes Happen Random House, June 2010 , which was featured on NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams Her middle grade novel, What Momma Left Me debuted as the New Voice for 2010 in middle grade fiction by The Independent Children s Booksellers Association.Ren e s one woman show, Roses are Red, Women are Blue, debuted at N Ren e Watson is the author of the children s picture book, A Place Where Hurricanes Happen Random House, June 2010 , which was featured on NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams Her middle grade novel, What Momma Left Me debuted as the New Voice for 2010 in middle grade fiction by The Independent Children s Booksellers Association.Ren e s one woman show, Roses are Red, Women are Blue, debuted at New York City s Lincoln Center at a showcase for emerging artists Her poetry and articles have been published in Rethinking Schools, Theatre of the Mind and With Hearts Ablaze.When Ren e is not writing and performing, she is teaching Ren e has worked in public schools and community organizations as an artist in residence for several years, teaching poetry, fiction, and theater in Oregon, Louisiana, and New York City She also facilitates professional development workshops for teachers and artists.One of Ren e s passions is using the arts to help youth cope with trauma She has facilitated poetry and theatre workshops with young girls coping with sexual and physical abuse, children who have witnessed violence, children coping with the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, and children who relocated to New York City after the 2010 earthquake in Haiti Ren e graduated from The New School, where she studied Creative Writing and earned a certificate in Drama Therapy.Ren e currently lives in New York City

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  • 5 stars.Absolutely amazing One of the greatest takes on feminism and importantly, intersectional feminism that I ve seen in a very long time WATCH US RISE has amazing characters, writing, pacing, message, and so much power I cannot wait for this to come out next February because I am sure that this will change the YA book community.


  • I m going to talk a little about the book, but mostly share some quotes This book has a lot of blog posts, playlists, and poems Warning for death of a parent cancer , racism, sexism, fat shaming, slut shaming, harassment There may be , but each of these things are covered in the book Watch Us Rise has two narrators, Jasmine and Chelsea They are best friends along with Isaac and Nadine The four of them have been activists artivists since they were young Each of them love a di I m going to talk a [...]


  • Jasmine is a fat black girl with a father who is dying of cancer Chelsea is an average sized white girl They re best friends and both are ready to start a revolution in their social justice focused high school which, despite being conscious of many things, still falls into traps of sexism, racism, sizeism, ableism, and Forced to pick a club to be part of for the new year, they decide instead of taking part in an already established group, they ll begin their own focused on feminism and e Jasmine [...]


  • Wow Powerful, thought provoking The themes and messages are timely and timeless Great for book club Perfect for parent child book club Amazing poetry Can t wait to share





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