Racism in the United States has been written into the country's laws and entrenched in its systems and institutions for centuries, and racism still affects people and communities today. This series offers narrative history and analysis of key aspects and issues of the legal history of racism. Books aim to provide a balanced and, at times, revealing, look at legal and systemic racism in the United States, allowing readers to form their own opinions on the subject. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
For over 30 years, ABDO has been publishing exceptional children’s PreK–12 educational titles for libraries and schools. Read about our humble beginnings and how we've grown to become a leader in the industry.