A Neighborhood Against Silence – In Defense Of Life
Author: Januária Cristina Alves
Publishing company: FTD Educação
Number of pages: 64
About publishing company: FTD Educação has been in the publishing market since 1902 and Literature is one of our main interests. Our catalogue is greatly diversified, about 680 titles from toddlers to Young Adult, including renowned Brazilian authors such as Ana Maria Machado, winner of the Hans Christian Andersen Award. In addition, our catalogue features notorious titles, that received important literary awards, such as the White Ravens, Jabuti (Brazilian Book Chambers) and the FNLIJ (the Brazilian section of IBBY). International partnerships brighten our catalogue even more.
FTD Educação holds fourteen subsidiaries, nine distributors and ten service centers to ensure that our books reach the largest number of children and young people from every State of Brazil.
A teenager called Luciana is a member of her neighborhood association, and when she hears the news that a girl has been sexually abused, she starts a campaign for the awareness and prevention of sexual violence against children and adolescents. With the support of her school and the city’s guardianship council, her initiative gains strength and builds the spirit of solidarity and the safeguard of the community.