Courage and Growth

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African American History traces the timeline of this proud culture from its origins and the American Civil War, to the Civil Rights movement, to the struggle for equality that continues today. Courage and Growth 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.

Interest Level Grade 5 - Grade 9
Reading Level Grade 6
BISACS JNF018010, JNF025170
Genre Nonfiction
Subject History, Social Studies
Copyright 2011
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Abdo & Daughters
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Season 2011-01-01
ISBN 9781617147111, 9781617840159
Title Format Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks
Dewey 323.1196
Graphics Full-color illustrations, Full-color photographs
Dimensions 8 x 10
Lexile 1020
Guided Reading Level V
ATOS Reading Level 6.8
ATOS Interest Level MG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 142532
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
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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.

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. . .

Author: Jim Ollhoff