African American History
African American History traces the timeline of this proud culture from its origins to the American Civil War, the Civil Rights movement, and the struggle for equality that continues today. The series discusses important events during the fight for human and civil rights. Short biographies of civil rights leaders, authors, artists, and other powerful African Americans are also included. Graphically gripping, this series draws in young readers with dramatic images, while providing a clear understanding of African Americans' past.
Abdo & Daughters is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
- Spring 2019
- Fall 2018
|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 illustrations, Full-color photographs|
|Dimensions||8 x 10|
|Online Resources||FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network|
African American History – Library Media Connection
Each book in this series highlights individuals and events that moved African Americans into a more equal position in American society, with photographs that illustrate the story. . .provide a basic understanding of the struggle toward equal rights. Recommended.
Civil War (African American History) – Horn Book Guide
This series installment provides an overview of major events, individuals, and topics surrounding slavery and the Civil War. Large historical and contemporary photographs, portraits, maps, and prints fill the pages. . .[and] text deals frankly with the many serious issues of this historical era.
African American History – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
Although Humanity covers human origins and the European slave trade in Africa, the series focus is on the African-American experience in the United States, describing the most important events of the centuries-long struggle for freedom and civil rights. The two-to four-page chapters are supplemented with sidebar biographies of important African Americans and large photos and reproductions. . .