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Class and Race

Duchess Harris (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532152962

Class and Race examines how African Americans, Native Americans, and other groups have grappled with class structures in American society, studying the ways in which racism has shaped those structures and continues to do so today. Features include a glossary, references, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Class and Education

Duchess Harris (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532152955

Class and Education looks closely at the relationships between education and class, covering topics like public and private schools and funding, the voucher system, the correlation between class and higher education, and what might be done to lessen the educational achievement gap between classes. Features include a glossary, references, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Sexism at Work

Duchess Harris (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532150951

Women in America continue to struggle for equality in the workplace. This title takes a look at the history of sexism at work, the current issues surrounding this topic, and steps people can take to eliminate sexist practices. Features include a glossary, essential facts, references, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Sexism and Race

Duchess Harris (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532150944

Race plays a significant role in shaping women of color's experience with sexism. This title takes a look at the history of sexism that women of color have endured, the current issues surrounding this topic, and steps people can take to eliminate sexist practices. Features include a glossary, essential facts, references, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Male Privilege

Duchess Harris (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532150937

Men receive certain privileges that impact the daily lives of women and keep women in lower positions in society. This title takes a look at the history of male privilege, the current issues surrounding this topic, and steps people can take to eliminate sexist practices. Features include a glossary, essential facts, references, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Women in Music

Roberta Baxter (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532153679

Musicians and singers use their performing talents to entertain people around the globe. Women in Music introduces readers to some of the most influential women in the music industry, including Beyoncé, Lady Gaga, and Taylor Swift. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Core Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Women in Literature

Wendy Hinote Lanier (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532153662

Writers use their imaginations to create vivid works that stand the test of time. Women in Literature introduces readers to some of the most influential authors, including J. K. Rowling, Maya Angelou, and Kate DiCamillo. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Core Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Women in Film

Nadine Pinede, PhD (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532153655

The film industry has a wide variety of opportunities for talented writers, directors, and actors. Women in Film introduces readers to some of the most influential women in the industry, including Ava DuVernay, Lupita Nyong'o, and Kathryn Bigelow. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Core Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Women in Fashion

Wendy Hinote Lanier (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532153648

Pioneers in the fashion industry have launched worldwide trends with their styles. Women in Fashion introduces readers to some of the most influential fashion designers, including Vera Wang, Tracy Reese, and Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a table of contents, infographics, a glossary, additional resources, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Core Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

The Story of the Black National Anthem

Duchess Harris (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532159251

Anthems, or songs of hope and praise, can help support communities through difficult times. Throughout the 1900s, the song "Lift Every Voice and Sing" evolved into an anthem for black people in the United States. The Story of the Black National Anthem explores the history and the legacy of this uplifting song. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Core Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

The Scottsboro Boys

Duchess Harris (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532159244

In 1931, nine black teenagers were arrested in Alabama. The young men were accused of crimes they did not commit, including rape. This unjust arrest led to years of imprisonment and trials for the young men, who were known as the Scottsboro Boys. The Scottsboro Boys examines their legacy and how their trials shaped the criminal justice system. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Core Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

The Making of Motown

Duchess Harris (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532159206

Motown music emerged in the United States in the 1960s. It launched the careers of many African American musicians. Motown music shaped culture and society during the American civil rights movement. The Making of Motown explores the history and legacy of Motown. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Core Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

The Grand Contraband Camp

Duchess Harris (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532159183

During the American Civil War, escaped slaves found refuge near Union forts. They formed communities called contraband camps. The largest of these was the Grand Contraband Camp near Fort Monroe in Virginia. The Grand Contraband Camp explores the history and legacy of this camp. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Core Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Barbara Jordan: Politician and Civil Rights Leader

Duchess Harris (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781532159152

Barbara Jordan's work as an educator, a lawyer, and a politician helped shape the American civil rights movement. Barbara Jordan: Politician and Civil Rights Leader explores her legacy. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Core Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Juneteenth

Emily Dolbear (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781503854017

Learn the basics about Juneteenth, also called Emancipation Day or Freedom Day, and how the holiday celebrates the emancipation of slaves in the United States. Additional features include detailed captions and sidebars, critical-thinking questions, a phonetic glossary, an index, and sources for further research.

Samurai

Dee Phillips (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781630780357

"We face each other on the battlefield. Two proud samurai. Revenge burns in my heart. Here is where it ends."

A Dream of America

Dee Phillips (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781630780401

"Life was hard in my village in Poland. So I came to America. I have little money, and I don't speak English. Will my dream of a better life come true?”

Little Rock Nine

John Perritano (author)

Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publishing ISBN: 9781630783822

Nine high school students in Little Rock, Arkansas were at the heart of the battle to integrate schools in the late 1950s. Many places in the south were slow to change, but things got especially heated in Little Rock, Arkansas.

Chinese New Year

Jen Sookfong Lee (author)

Publisher: Orca Book Publishers ISBN: 9781459811270

From its beginnings as a farming celebration marking the end of winter to its current role as a global party featuring good food, lots of gifts and public parades, Chinese New Year is a snapshot of Chinese culture. Award-winning author and broadcaster Jen Sookfong Lee recalls her childhood in Vancouver, British Columbia, and weaves family stories into the history, traditions and evolution of Chinese New Year. Lavishly illustrated with color photographs throughout.

Looking Back at Ancient Greece

L.L. Owens (author)

Publisher: Perfection Learning ISBN: 9781613847602

This book discusses the culture and customs of ancient Greece.

Born in 1954: Oprah Winfrey and Sonia Sotomayor

Julie Knutson (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534160378

Born in 1954--learn how media executive and philanthropist Oprah Winfrey and Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor broke down gender and racial barriers in their fields. Aligned with curriculum standards, this book also highlights key 21st Century content: Global Awareness and Civic Literacy. Thought-provoking content and a hands-on activity encourage critical thinking and civic engagement. Book includes table of contents, glossary of key words, index, author biography, sidebars, and timeline.

Born in 1947: Hillary Clinton and Temple Grandin

Julie Knutson (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534160361

Born in 1947--learn how politician Hillary Clinton broke down gender barriers and how animal welfare pioneer Temple Grandin created new industry standards for the treatment of livestock. Aligned with curriculum standards, this book also highlights key 21st Century content: Global Awareness, Civic Literacy, and Health Literacy. Thought-provoking content and a hands-on activity encourage critical thinking and civic engagement. Book includes table of contents, glossary of key words, index, author biography, sidebars, and timeline.

Born in 1929: Anne Frank and Martin Luther King Jr.

Julie Knutson (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534160323

Born in 1929--learn how diarist Anne Frank used her voice to stand up for human dignity and how activist Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy impacted the civil rights movement. Aligned with curriculum standards, this book also highlights key 21st Century content: Global Awareness and Civic Literacy. Thought-provoking content and a hands-on activity encourage critical thinking and civic engagement. Book includes table of contents, glossary of key words, index, author biography, sidebars, and timeline.

Born in 1919: Fred Korematsu and Jackie Robinson

Julie Knutson (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534160347

Born in 1919--learn how civil rights activist Fred Korematsu stood up against injustices to Japanese Americans and how professional baseball player Jackie Robinson challenged segregation. Aligned with curriculum standards, this book also highlights key 21st Century content: Global Awareness, Civic Literacy, and Economic Literacy. Thought-provoking content and a hands-on activity encourage critical thinking and civic engagement. Book includes table of contents, glossary of key words, index, author biography, sidebars, and timeline.

Creation Stories

Virginia Loh-Hagan (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781534141285

People have been telling stories since the beginning of time--sharing them from one generation to the next. In Creation Stories, readers will read four different tales about the origins of the world. Readers will recognize some of their favorite stories growing up and discover new ones from different cultures. Books include mature, complex themes at a low readability to engage struggling readers. Includes a table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, sidebars, educational matter, and activities.