Silence is Not An Option

(1 reviews with an average rating of 5 out of 5)

You can impact the world for change

Publisher: Scholastic

Teacher and motivational speaker Stuart Lawrence is the brother of Stephen Lawrence, who was murdered in a racist attack in London in 1993.

This book is a collection of motivational thoughts and suggestions for actions to improve your life, mingled with Stuart’s reflections on his relationship with his brother. Stuart’s direct address to teenagers is accessible and relatable. The text is simple and straightforward enough to reach readers of all kinds and clearly comes from a place of great life experience and hard-earned wisdom.

Stuart begins each chapter by relating his advice – on topics such as self-control, or coming up with a Plan B, to his experience after his brother died. This makes it easy to see how he has applied these lessons in his own life. The book aims to help young people live successful, positive, happy lives and to empower them to create change in the world. It covers everything from time management to growth mindset.

This book would be an excellent gift for the kind of young reader who likes books to be immediately useful and relatable. It is something they can dip in and out of throughout the teenage years and beyond.

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