Freedom's Promise Set 1

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Throughout history, activists who have faced discrimination have made significant accomplishments while fighting to secure their rights. Some of these activists and their achievements have become well known, while others are more obscure. Freedom's Promise explores many of these lesser-known stories and perspectives. Readers will discover important events and people who have influenced society, science, culture, and the arts. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Core Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

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Freedom's Promise Set 1 (12 titles)
Barbara Jordan: Politician and Civil Rights Leader
Blacks in Paris: African American Culture in Europe 5.7
Daisy Bates and the Little Rock Nine
The Grand Contraband Camp
Hidden Heroes: The Human Computers of NASA 5.6
The Making of Motown 5.3
The March on Washington and Its Legacy 5.8
Oney Judge: Escape from Slavery and the President's House
Ruby Bridges and the Desegregation of American Schools
The Scottsboro Boys
The Story of the Black National Anthem 5.8
Two Bloody Sundays: Civil Rights in America and Ireland 5.8
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Interest Level Grade 4 - Grade 8
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Nonfiction
Subject History, Social Studies
Copyright 2019
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Core Library
Language English
Number of Pages 48
Season 2018-12-15
ISBN 9781532117657, 9781532170515
Title Format Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks
Graphics Full-color photographs, Historical photographs
Dimensions 7.25 x 9.25
Lexile 0
Features Activities for further learning, Glossary of key words, Primary-source text, Reviewed, and Table of contents
Online Resources FREE! Core Library Connection
FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network

Oney Judge, Arlington Independent School District

Oney Judge was 22 years old and worked as an enslaved seamstress for Martha Washington. The plan was to give her as a wedding present to Eliza, Martha’s granddaughter. She walked out the door while the rest of the house was eating dinner and then boarded a ship heading to New Hampshire.

Blacks in Paris: African American Culture in Europe (Freedom's Promise) – Booklist

The book’s widely spaced lines of text, informative sidebars, and well-chosen archival photos look attractive, while the short sentences and interesting details make the text quite readable. An inviting volume from the Freedom’s Promise series.