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The Adventures of Alaren: Stories for Building a Culture of Peace and Nonviolence (Ari Ara) (Hardcover)

The Adventures of Alaren: Stories for Building a Culture of Peace and Nonviolence (Ari Ara) By Rivera Sun Cover Image
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Stories to change the world A new kind of hero

Alaren must wage peace - faster, stronger, better - than his brothers can wage war

When his two older brothers try to start a war, Alaren must gather all his friends to stop it. In a series of clever and creative escapades, he rallies thousands of people to take bold and courageous actions for peace. From the Children's March to the Women's Strike, to the resistance of hawk keepers, blacksmiths, and musicians, Alaren has a hundred tricks up his sleeve . . . and he'll need all of them to succeed

Weaving new epic tales from real-life inspirations, author Rivera Sun brings a new kind of hero to life. The Adventures of Alaren offers perfect stories to teach peace at home, conflict resolution in the classroom, and nonviolence in your faith or peace center. Engaging, inspiring, and unforgettable, The Adventures of Alaren heralds a new era of mythic storytelling . . . one rooted in peace instead of war, nonviolence instead of violence.

Blending fiction and true stories for a whole new kind of folkhero

For teachers and parents: each fictional folktale includes a footnote on the real-life inspiration and discussion questions for classrooms and small groups Explore the sit-ins for peace of the war-stopping women of Liberia. Discover the 80,000-person nonviolent "Peace Army" of Badshah Khan. Learn the true history of the tree-huggers. Find out how ordinary people have made extraordinary change all over the world.

Kids, parents, and teachers will love the adventures and escapades of this creative and clever peacebuilder Add The Adventures of Alaren to your library today

From the Reviewers of the Ari Ara books...

"...should be read aloud to everyone, by everyone, from childhood onward... Rivera Sun writes in a style as magical as Tolkien and as authentic as Twain." - Tom Hastings, Director of PeaceVoice, Professor of Conflict Studies at Portland State University

"...a beautiful that everyone in the world needs - now more than ever" - Heart Phoenix, River Phoenix Center for Peacebuilding

"...expands the imagination into the possibilities of peace and active nonviolence...this book will prepare our children and ourselves for the real-life world we so desperately need" - David Hartsough, Founder Nonviolent Peaceforce, author of Waging Peace

"...couldn't have come at a better time." - Patrick Hiller, Executive Director, War Prevention Initiative

" impressive feat, an exciting story that deftly teaches ways to create a world that works for all...outstanding contribution to the field of nonviolence " - Kit Miller, Executive Director, M.K. Gandhi Center for Nonviolence

"...everyone can enjoy and embrace these masterfully-told, exciting adventures." - Scotty Bruer, Founder, Peace Now

"Rivera Sun's creativity, wisdom, insight and joyful nonviolent activism for all ages fills me with awe and hope." - Veronica Pelicaric, Author, Pace e Bene/Campaign Nonviolence

"I love the book It's a great adventure tale, with all the elements of a classic legend, and an even more important message." - Michael Colvin, Fellowship of Reconciliation, National Council Member

Product Details
ISBN: 9781948016209
ISBN-10: 1948016206
Publisher: Rising Sun Media, Inc,
Publication Date: April 11th, 2020
Pages: 292
Language: English
Series: Ari Ara

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