Pushes & Pulls: Why do people migrate?

Pushes & Pulls: Why do people migrate?

Robert Walker (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778791355

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This intriguing book explores the reasons why people migrate: pushesinvoluntary migrationsand pullsvoluntary migrations. Historical migrations examined include: the slave trade; the relocation of Native Americans; migrations due to famine in Africa; migrations linked to the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq; the Irish potato famine; the migrations of Jews around the world; and the Great Migration of African Americans from the south to the north.

Reading Level
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
Cultural/Diversity Geography Social Issues
Interest Age
Ages 9-12 Ages 13+
Social Studies
English (US)
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