Waiting To Be Heard Author:Isabel Allende We are sophomores, juniors and seniors at Thurgood Marshall Academic High School who were given a simple assignment from our teacher, asking us to "explore the ways that we think about conflict, violence, and peace in our world." Since then, we have gone through countless drafts and months of hard work to make this book the way it is. Waiting t... more »o be Heard is a collection of our writings on this subject.
The title of this book reflects our feeling that the world is run by adults, and that we're supposed to take over some day, but until that day comes, nobody seems to be listening to what we have to say. But there is something to be said. There is an urgency to try to keep getting our voices out, and this book gives us a chance to voice our opinions. We are the future and we have to change the present before it gets any worse.« less