Stories of the Civil Rights Movement

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This compelling series highlights some of the key events and aspects of the Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and 1960s. Each title will break down a significant event in or aspect of the civil rights movement, including historical context, what happened, who was involved, and its impact the civil rights movement as a whole.

Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

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

Title   ATOS Format Qty
Stories of the Civil Rights Movement (8 titles)
Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka 6.1
Freedom Summer, 1964 6.7
James Meredith and the University of Mississippi 5.8
Little Rock Nine 5.7
Martin Luther King Jr. and the March on Washington 5.8
Nonviolent Resistance in the Civil Rights Movement 5.4
Passing of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 5.7
Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott 5.4
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Interest Level Grade 4 - Grade 8
Reading Level Grade 4
BISACS JNF007110, JNF025210, JNF052000
Genre Nonfiction
Subject History, Social Studies
Copyright 2016
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Core Library
Language English
Number of Pages 48
Season 2015-08-01
ISBN 9781624038761, 9781629699424
Title Format Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks
Dewey 323-973
Graphics Full-color photographs, Historical photographs
Dimensions 7.25 x 9.25
Features Glossary of key words, Index, Reviewed, and Timeline of key events
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Stories of the Civil Rights Movement - Booklist

In the Stories of the Civil Rights Movement series, each volume focuses on a pivotal event and targets a younger audience than most books on the subject. Illustrated with many well-chosen photos, the presentations include a number of fact-filled sidebars, including a one-page feature called “Straight to the Source” offering passages from primary source documents and posing textbook-like questions designed to help students engage with the source material. . . . The series offers good introduction to some important milestones in the American civil rights movement.

Stories of the Civil Rights Movement – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

For such slim volumes, the content of this set on the civil rights movement is remarkably thorough. Each title begins with the basics of the event or case in question, drawing readers in with details that give the history immediacy. . . . Each book goes on to describe issues that led up to the event in question, as well as its impact. A “Stop and Think” feature sums up each volume with questions designed to foster critical thinking skills and empathy. The illustrations consist of 19th-century paintings of plantation life and 20th-century photographs. Many of the images, such as one portraying a snarling German shepherd police dog attacking a young black man, depict the intensity of the events. Succin[ct] and often powerful, this set is a solid purchase.