Hispanic American History
Hispanic American History follows the timeline of this proud and ethnically diverse culture. The series starts in Ancient America, tracing the beginnings of the Indian nations in the Americas and their interactions with conquistadors from Spain. From there the series follows the movements, struggles, and successes of Latino people from the 1500s to present day. Important movements are discussed, such as the immigration to different parts of the United States, the impact of wars and revolutions, and the fight for Hispanic civil rights. Biographies on Spanish historical figures, as well as important authors, artists, and powerful leaders are also included.
Abdo & Daughters is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
- Fall 2020
- Spring 2020
|Interest Level||Grade 5 - Grade 9|
|Reading Level||Grade 6|
|Subject||History, Social Studies|
|Imprint||ABDO & Daughters|
|Number of Pages||32|
|Title Format||Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks|
|Graphics||Full-color photographs, Full-color illustrations|
|Dimensions||8 x 10|
|Online Resources||FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network|
Hispanic American History – Library Media Connection
This series highlights the Hispanic American culture from Ancient America through the present, and would be good for upper elementary and middle school students. The illustrations are a helpful supplement to the text. The series would be an excellent tool to use during the celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. Recommended.
Hispanic American History – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
Ollhoff’s clearly written texts trace Hispanic history from the Paleo-Indians, conquistadors, and African forbears. These books also discuss the rise and decline of Spanish colonial North America; the effects of Mexican independence; discrimination and Hispanic civil rights; and the growing political, economic, and social influence of the Hispanic population. The layout is attractive with full-page illustrations and photos, many with text superimposed on the images. This series will help students understand the scope and significance of Hispanic history.