Race Relations: The Struggle for Equality in America

Barbara Diggs (Author) Richard Chapman (Illustrator)
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Product Details

Price
$17.95  $16.51
Publisher
Nomad Press (VT)
Publish Date
April 16, 2019
Pages
128
Dimensions
7.9 X 9.9 X 0.3 inches | 0.6 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781619305557

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About the Author

Barbara Diggs is a non-fiction writer and the author of The Vietnam War from Nomad Press. Her work has been featured in Learning Through History Magazine, History Magazine, and Renaissance, among others. A graduate of Stanford Law School, Barbara practiced law in New York for several years before becoming a professional writer. She and her family currently split their time between Paris, France, and Washington DC. Richard Chapman holds a Master of Fine Arts degree from Vermont College. He lives in Tennessee with his wife and twins.

Reviews

Praise for other titles in the series
Civic Unrest: Investigate the Struggle for Social Change

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"This is a complete and thorough resource dealing with basic civic principles for the middle-level social- studies classroom."
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"The Inquire & Investigate Social Issues of the Twentieth Century series offers facts, historical perspective, and useful suggestions for young people studying key issues in America today. The writers encourage further study and thoughtful consideration of their books' subjects, which have all seen shifts in political rhetoric and public perception over time. Besides presenting each topic, they challenge readers to engage in critical thinking and consider questions from various people's points of view. . . .While the history of Black Americans and changes in Black/white relations take center stage, Race Relations also spotlights the treatment of American Indians, Latinos, and Asian Americans. Well organized information and practical help for students researching significant social issues."
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Grades 5-8 "Part of a series called Inquire & Investigate Social Issues of the Twenty-First Century, this volume is a highly relevant and concise look at race relations in the United States over the last four hundred years. Focusing on both famous and everyday people who have fought for freedom, equality, and justice, the book also encourages readers to think about their own viewpoints with thought-provoking writing prompts and key questions. The layout and pleasing photographs and graphics make reading the book very enjoyable, and the addition of the QR codes so that readers can delve deeper into a topic with primary sources is a great interactive approach. Additional Resources. Bibliography. Glossary. Index. Table of Contents. Recommended"
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. (*****)."