Born in 1930: Harvey Milk and Dolores Huerta
Julie Knutson (Author)
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DescriptionBorn in 1930--learn how politician and activist Harvey Milk used his voice to overturn policies that targeted LGBT people and how labor reformer Dolores Huerta fought for working rights for Mexican/Latinx laborers. 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.
Cherry Lake Publishing
January 01, 2020
6.8 X 8.3 X 0.3 inches | 0.1 pounds
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About the Author
Julie Knutson is an author and educator with a wide-ranging background in history and the social sciences. She holds an undergraduate degree in cultural studies from NYU, a master's degree in political sociology from The London School of Economics, and additional post-graduate degrees in education and art history from Rice University in Houston, Texas. She is the author of a series of six books on agricultural "microproducers" titled Nature's Makers (Cherry Lake, 2019). Julie is an active member of the National Council for the Social Studies and a member of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators.