Courage and Growth
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|
|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|
|Guided Reading Level||V|
|ATOS Reading Level||6.8|
|ATOS Interest Level||MG|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||142532|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||0.5|
|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.
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. . .