Protest movements in the United States have changed both the nation's culture and its government policies. From protesting taxation without representation to resisting racial bias in the justice system, these movements have been influential in writing US history. Protest Movements covers influential protests through vivid photos, clear text, and helpful diagrams. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Core Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
- Fall 2018
- Spring 2018
|Interest Level||Grade 3 - Grade 6|
|Reading Level||Grade 4|
|Subject||History, Social Studies|
|Number of Pages||48|
|Title Format||Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks|
|Graphics||Full-color photographs, Historical photographs|
|Dimensions||7.25 x 9.25|
|Features||Glossary of key words, Index, Reviewed, and Table of contents|
|Online Resources||FREE! Core Library Connection
FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network
Protest Movements – School Library Connection
This series is a first-rate overview of protest movements in the United States. Each title is an excellent introduction to these important issues, covering their background, perspectives, further evidence, and obstacles. The well-chosen photos, illustrations, and maps greatly enhance the text and provide the reader an opportunity to “travel” to each protest movement. The information provided is concise, accurate, and timely, with additional sections that encourage students to further explore the topic. In addition, each title contains a remarkable segment titled “Straight to the Source,” where a quote from a notable person involved in each protest is included. The author then asks the reader to write, compare, and research in order to back up the primary source. This section engages the reader and creates an atmosphere of meaningful learning. Teachers will love this. Fast facts, important dates, “Stop and Think,” and information about the author are other features included. This series will fill a void in most school libraries in an exceptional way. Intermediate school librarians will definitely want to add this series to their collections. Highly Recommended.