Boycotts, Strikes, and Marches: Protests of the Civil Rights Era

Barbara Diggs (Author)

Product Details

$22.95  $21.11
Nomad Press (VT)
Publish Date
October 15, 2020
8.3 X 10.3 X 0.4 inches | 1.1 pounds

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About the Author

Barbara Diggs is the author of Race Relations: The Struggle for Equality in America and The Vietnam War, both from nomad Press. She has also penned a range educational articles for children for Living Through History magazine, including "The Dred Scott Decision: The Case that Sparked the Civil War" and "The Mercury 13: Women of the Space Race." A graduate of Stanford Law School, Barbara practiced law in New York for several years before becoming a professional writer. She splits her time between France and the east coast of the United States.


Praise for books by Barbara Diggs: Race Relations: The Struggle for Equality in America
Library Thing/Goodreads
"This nonfiction title is just what the title suggests, detailing the various facets regarding race relations in the US and the world. It provides a broad overview of the topics related to race relations and serves as an introduction to the topic. There are a lot of great features to this title, including questions that encourage inquire, a historical timeline of events, infographics, images that break up the text, and fun comics that provide an alternative approach to digesting the information. Other helpful features are a glossary, index, source notes, suggested reading for books and websites, and QR codes that link to relevant material.?Recommended."

The Vietnam War
School Library Connections
"The author does not shy from describing the deception and dishonesty prevalent among these central players, and the key events of the war are explained, complete with their importance. The highlight of the book is its interactive aspect. Numerous sidebars ask students to consider critical questions, "Vocab Lab" invites readers to compile and practice vocabulary, and codes can be scanned to lead students to additional information such as Ho's Declaration of Independence, propaganda cartoons, and relevant speeches. Bibliography. Glossary.?Recommended."