Trail of Tears

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This title examines an important historic event, the Trail of Tears. Readers will learn the background of European settlement in Native American lands, relations between the groups, and how this led to the Trail of Tears. Also covered are the key players, the tragic loss of thousands of Cherokee on the trail, and the event's effects on the future of Native Americans and the United States. Color photos and informative sidebars accompany easy-to-read, compelling text. Features include a timeline, facts, additional resources, Web sites, a glossary, a bibliography, and an index. Essential Events is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Interest Level Grade 6 - Grade 12
Reading Level Grade 7
BISACS JNF025200, JNF018040, JNF053030
Genre Nonfiction
Subject History, Social Studies
Copyright 2010
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Essential Library
Language English
Number of Pages 112
Season 2010-01-01
ISBN 9781604539462, 9781617851872
Title Format Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks
Dewey 975.004
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 6.25 x 9.25
Guided Reading Level X
ATOS Reading Level 7.8
ATOS Interest Level MG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 135714
Accelerated Reader® Points 3.0
Features Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Reviewed, Sources for further research, and Table of contents
Online Resources FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network
 

Essential Events Set 4, Essential Events Set 5 – VOYA

Essential Events is a high quality, easy-to-navigate series on topics that often have cumbersome, thick books. This series has clear, concise language, wonderful photos, and clarifying sidebars that further define and explain some of the historical people, events, or concepts. Each volume has a time line, essential facts, additional resources, glossary, source notes, and index. . .[and] discusses and provides excellent unbiased descriptions. . .as well as good summaries of major events. . . . Overall, this series would be a worthy purchase to fill gaps and update or expand a print collection in any school or public library.

Essential Events Set 4 – Library Media Connection

These titles provide readers with a clear, concise, and engaging overview of important topics in American and World history. The writing is accessible and is richer than a lot of history writing, allowing the reader to become engaged in the text as a story, and the layout provides enough white space to allow lower level readers to feel confident. Recommended.

Trail of Tears (Essential Events) – School Library Journal

Trail of Tears briefly discusses Cherokee society and culture in a simplistic fashion and then covers the conflict regarding Native lands, Cherokee efforts to work for their rights within the American judicial system, the discovery of gold in Georgia that brought thousands of white miners to Cherokee land, the forced removal of the tribe during the 1830s, and the Cherokee today, in both Oklahoma and the Southeast.

Essential Events Set 4 – School Library Journal

These books offer vivid detail as well as historical and political context for these events. Good choices for any collection, both for research needs and as interesting nonfiction selections.

Essential Events Set 4 – Booklist

Each book begins with the event itself and then retraces its development and consequences, with additional background information provided in sidebars and images. The books in the series all include extensive and informative back matter, such as a comprehensive time line and endnotes citing the primary-source quotations that appear in the text. This series continues to do an excellent job of putting historical events into a more expansive context.

Author: Sue Vander Hook