March on Washington

Robin Johnson (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427191670

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Description

As the 50th anniversary of the 1963 march for Civil Rights in Washington, D.C. approaches, this timely book looks at its organization, the key players, and why it is still relevant today.

Reading Level
Lexile
810L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
S
ATOS
5.3
DRA
40
Categories
Genre
Government History Social Issues
Interest Age
Ages 9-12 Ages 13+
Grade
6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade 9th Grade
Subject
Social Studies
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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