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Title:
The story of civil rights
ISBN:
9781465469281

9781465469274
Edition:
1st American ed.
Physical Description:
64 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents:
What are civil rights? -- "Separate but equal" -- Taking action -- Ruby Bridges -- Marching for equality -- "I have a dream" -- Time for change -- New laws -- The fight goes on -- How to be an activist.
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Summary:
Learn all about civil rights - what they are and why they're important. This book covers the history of racial tension in the US, including slavery, abolition of slavery, and segregation.
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Including Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott, and Martin Luther King Jr. and the March on Washington, read the stories of the amazing men and women who fought for equality during the US Civil Rights Movement.

Learn all about civil rights--what they are, and why they're important. This book covers the history of civil rights in the US, including slavery and the abolition of slavery, and segregation. It discusses the momentous Civil Rights Movement, from sit-ins and protests, to marches and inspirational speeches, to legislation for equality. There's also information about modern-day issues, and how children can use their voices to become activists in their own communities.

Perfect for 7-9 year olds starting to read alone, Level 3 titles include in-depth information presented through more complex sentence structure with increasing amount of text to expand the reader's general knowledge and confidence in reading. Additional information spreads are full of extra facts, developing the topics through a range of nonfiction presentation styles, such as quotes, lists, and statistics.

Series Overview: Trusted by parents, teachers, and librarians, and loved by kids, DK's leveled reading series is now revised and updated. With new jackets and brand-new nonfiction narrative content on the topics kids love, each book is written and reviewed by literacy experts and contains a glossary and index, making them the perfect choice for helping develop strong reading habits for kids ages 3-11.