Politics and Protest in Sports
Politics and Protest in Sports covers the history of athletes of color using their position on the national stage to fight racism and injustice. Boxers, track stars, quarterbacks, and point guards have all shown that sports and protest can indeed mix. Features include a glossary, references, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
|Interest Level||Grade 6 - Grade 12|
|Reading Level||Grade 8|
|Subject||History, Social Studies, Sports|
|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||Author/Illustrator biography, Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Table of contents, and Teaching guides|
|Online Resources||FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network|
Race and Sports – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
The complex interplay between race and sports is adeptly explored in this thought-provoking series. With socially conscious athletes making headlines every year, this series will provide excellent research fodder for those opinion papers. An invaluable addition to school and public libraries.