Slavery in America
Africans began to arrive in North America about four hundred years ago, not of their own free will but rather through force, to serve as slaves in the developing English colonies. This series examines the history of slavery in the United States and why it matters today. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
- Spring 2021
- Fall 2020
|Interest Level||Grade 6 - Grade 12|
|Reading Level||Grade 8|
|Subject||History, Social Studies|
|Number of Pages||112|
|Title Format||Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks|
|Graphics||Full-color illustrations, Full-color photographs|
|Dimensions||6.25 x 9.25|
|Features||Glossary of key words, Index, Infographics, Informative sidebars, Sources for further research, Table of contents, and Timeline of key events|
|Online Resources||FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network|
Slavery in America – School Library Connection
This series thoughtfully studies how slavery has impacted (and stunted) the growth of the United States. Libraries in need of titles on this topic or looking to update older titles should certainly add this series to their collection. Recommended.
The Impact of Slavery in America (Slavery in America) – Booklist
This well-reasoned historical account discusses the roots and the persistence of racial prejudice.