Essential Events Set 7

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Essential Events explores historic happenings around the globe and how those events have sculpted societies, the sciences, and politics. Color photos and informative sidebars accompany easy-to-read, compelling text. Essential Events is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Title   ATOS Format Qty
Essential Events Set 7 (8 titles)
2011 Japan Disasters 8.9
Capture and Killing of Osama Bin Laden 8.6
Chilean Miners' Rescue 7.8
Civil Rights Movement 7.6
Fight for Women's Suffrage 8.9
Global Financial Crisis 9.2
Harlem Renaissance 8.5
Oregon Trail 7.8
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Interest Level Grade 6 - Grade 12
Reading Level Grade 7
BISACS JNF025140, JNF038000
Genre Nonfiction
Subject History, Music, Social Studies
Copyright 2012
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Essential Library
Language English
Number of Pages 112
Season 2011-08-01
ISBN 9781617830952, 9781617878404
Title Format Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks
Dewey 133-979
Graphics Full-color illustrations, 1-color illustrations
Dimensions 6.25 x 9.25
Features Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Reviewed, Sources for further research, and Table of contents
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Essential Events - Booklist

The publisher’s indispensable Essential Lives and Essential Viewpoints sets find a worthy successor in these in-depth, well-documented starting points for research.

Civil Rights Movement (Essential Events) – Booklist

An opening chapter on Martin Luther King, Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech during the 1963 March on Washington sets the scene for the dramatic struggles and triumphs to come in this entry in the Essential Events series. A final chapter looks at the impact of the movement on society today and remaining gaps in equality. Complemented by evocative color and black-and-white photographs, the book also includes sidebars with further information on court cases, individuals, and related actions.

Capture and Killing of Osama bin Laden (Essential Events) – Horn Book Guide

. . .explores Osama bin Laden’s early life and the influences leading to his radicalization. . . .[The] hunt and eventual killing of bin Laden are not sensationalized. Photographs and maps enhance the text. . .