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Animal Rights Movement

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In the face of injustice, people band together to work for change, and through their influence, what was once unthinkable becomes common. This title traces the history of the animal rights movement in the United States, including the key players, watershed moments, and legislative battles that have driven social change. Iconic images and informative sidebars accompany compelling text that follows the movement from the first work to improve animals' welfare through the awakening of the animal rights movement and up to the battles that continue today. Features include a glossary, selected bibliography, Web sites, source notes, and an index, plus a timeline and essential facts.

Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Interest Level Grade 6 - Grade 12
Reading Level Grade 8
BISACS JNF003220, JNF053140, JNF043000
Genre Nonfiction
Subject History, Social Studies
Copyright 2014
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Essential Library
Language English
Number of Pages 112
Season 2013-08-01
ISBN 9781617838842, 9781624013553
Title Format Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks
Dewey 179
Graphics Full-color illustrations, 1-color illustrations
Dimensions 6.25 x 9.25
Lexile 1100
Accelerated Reader® Quiz NOT AR
Features Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Reviewed, Sources for further research, and Table of contents
Online Resources FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network

Essential Library of Social Change - Library Media Connection

This series is a good companion to middle school Social Studies and history courses. Pages are colorful and full of attention-grabbing text boxes. Each book offers essential facts, which summarize the movement. The books are well designed with the middle school reader in mind. Recommended.

Animal Rights Movement (Essential Library of Social Change) – Horn Book Guide

Beginning with a landmark case, this well-organized, thorough account explores the ideology, key figures, and events that helped to change lives and attitudes concerning animal welfare. Stock photographs combine with a dry text to present the history and future of the animal rights movement, while sidebars and a “Voices of the Movement” feature add context.

Animal Rights Movement (Essential Library of Social Change) - School Library Journal

While covering a topic lending itself to high emotion, the text is straightforward and matter of fact.

Author: Laura Perdew