American Values and Freedoms
Since 1776, the rights of American citizens have continuously evolved, and they remain hotly debated today. This series examines the freedoms and values that Americans hold dear, including their historical importance and the application of these freedoms through the years. The series critically examines these ideals, while encouraging readers to think critically about them too. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
- Spring 2019
- Fall 2018
|Interest Level||Grade 6 - Grade 12|
|Reading Level||Grade 8|
|BISACS||JNF043000, JNF038100, JNF049000|
|Subject||Character Education, History, Social Studies|
|Number of Pages||112|
|Title Format||Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks|
|Graphics||Full-color photographs, Historical photographs|
|Dimensions||6.25 x 9.25|
|Features||Glossary of key words, Index, Infographics, Informative sidebars, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Table of contents, and Timeline of key events|
|Online Resources||FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network|
American Values and Freedoms – School Library Connection
Each title in the series addresses the historical significance of our Constitutional freedoms and the application of these freedoms since our nation’s founding. Each of the books follows the same format, providing reference aids at the end that include essential facts, additional resources, and source notes. In addition, each of the books includes discussion starters at the end of the chapter, captioned color and black and white photographs, and thought-provoking text boxes. Interspersed throughout are “perspective” pages that highlight an event through a specific lens. Aligned to Common Core standards and correlated to state standards, this series offers readers an opportunity to think critically about these freedoms as they evolved through time. Glossary. Index. Timeline. Susan D. Yutzey, Retired School Librarian, Columbus, Ohio.