BISAC Subject JNF053140

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Social Topics / Prejudice & Racism

A Timeline History of the Trail of Tears

From the Series Timeline Trackers: Westward Expansion

In the early nineteenth century, the United States was growing quickly, and many people wanted to set up homes and farms in new areas. For centuries, American Indian nations—including the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 830
  • ATOS: 6.0
  • Dewey: 975.004'97557

Crafts That Celebrate Black History

From the Series Crafts & Activities

Beginning chronologically with Benjamin Banneker and ending with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., this collection has 20 crafts, each on based on the work of a distinguished black American. The… Read More →

  • Dewey: 745.594'1

Flash Points — Library Bound Set

From the Series Flash Points

Set

Flash Points is a high/low nonfiction series that showcases critical turning points in history, with subjects ranging from space exploration to civil rights. Each Flash Points title focuses… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $111.96
  • Your Price: $83.97
  • 4 titles

Game Changer: John McLendon and the Secret Game

When they piled into cars and drove through Durham, North Carolina, the members of the Duke University Medical School basketball team only knew that they were going somewhere to play… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1170
  • ATOS: 5.7
  • Dewey: 796.32307'7

Gateway Biographies — eBook Set

From the Series Gateway Biographies

Set

Discover the human side of key newsworthy and historical figures. Each biography in this easy-reading series is peppered with quotes and childhood stories, accounts of successes and failures… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $1,295.73
  • Your Price: $971.80
  • 27 titles

Gateway Biographies Fall 2018 New Releases — Library Bound Set

From the Series Gateway Biographies

Set

Discover the human side of key newsworthy and historical figures. Each biography in this easy-reading series is peppered with quotes and childhood stories, accounts of successes and failures… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $191.94
  • Your Price: $143.95
  • 6 titles

Gateway Biographies — Library Bound Set

From the Series Gateway Biographies

Set

Discover the human side of key newsworthy and historical figures. Each biography in this easy-reading series is peppered with quotes and childhood stories, accounts of successes and failures… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $863.73
  • Temporarily out of stock
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Homophobia: Deal with it and turn prejudice into pride

From the Series Lorimer Deal with It

That's so gay! It's a phrase commonly heard in school halls and playgrounds. But when used as a put-down, it's also homophobic. With plenty of quizzes, Q+As, comics, and scenarios, this… Read More →

  • Dewey: 300

Locked Up for Freedom: Civil Rights Protesters at the Leesburg Stockade

In 1963, more than 30 African-American girls ages 11 to 16 were arrested for taking part in Civil Rights protests in Americus, Georgia. They were taken without their families' knowledge to a… Read More →

  • Lexile: 970
  • ATOS: 6.6
  • Dewey: 323.1196/07307580904

Martin & Anne: The Kindred Spirits of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Anne Frank

Anne Frank and Martin Luther King Jr. were born the same year a world apart. Both faced ugly prejudices and violence, which both answered with words of love and faith in humanity. This is the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 800
  • ATOS: 4.3
  • Dewey: 323.092/2 B
Fall 2019

More Than a Game: Race, Gender, and Politics in Sports

Sports has never been only about what takes place on the playing field. Author and sports fan Matt Doeden explores past and current controversies including black boxer Jack Johnson's fight… Read More →

  • Lexile: 980
  • ATOS: 6.9
  • Dewey: 306.4/83

Movements That Matter (Alternator Books ™) — eBook Set

From the Series Movements That Matter (Alternator Books ® )

Set

This series features timely explorations of activist movements with a valuable historical perspective. Engaging text and a vibrant, photo-driven design highlight key leaders and moments from… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $175.96
  • Your Price: $131.97
  • 4 titles

Movements That Matter (Alternator Books ™) — Library Bound Set

From the Series Movements That Matter (Alternator Books ® )

Set

This series features timely explorations of activist movements with a valuable historical perspective. Engaging text and a vibrant, photo-driven design highlight key leaders and moments from… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $117.28
  • Your Price: $87.96
  • 4 titles
Fall 2020

P.K. Subban: Fighting racism to become a hockey superstar and role model for athletes of colour

From the Series Lorimer Recordbooks

P.K. Subban is a remarkable athlete and role model. Initially drafted in 2007 to the Montreal Canadiens, P.K. now plays for the New Jersey Devils. He's set records and won the Norris Trophy… Read More →

  • Dewey: 920

Prince Harry & Meghan: Royals for a New Era

From the Series Gateway Biographies

American actress Meghan Markle is not a typical royal. Upon hearing the news of her engagement to Prince Harry, royal watchers cheered the addition of a woman of color to the royal family… Read More →

  • Lexile: 980
  • ATOS: 6.5
  • Dewey: 941.086092/2 [B]

Racism: Deal with it before it gets under your skin

From the Series Lorimer Deal with It

Few people would identify themselves as racist and yet we all hold attitudes and beliefs about cultures that are different from our own which affect the way we behave towards others. Using… Read More →

  • Dewey: 300

Stand Up!: Fighting for Civil Rights

From the Series Flash Points

Jackie Robinson plays his first game for the Dodgers in 1947. Hundreds of people boycott buses in Montgomery, Alabama. Seventeen people are killed in a march for voting equality. Two athletes… Read More →

  • Lexile: 780
  • ATOS: 5.4

The African American Experience

From the Series USA TODAY Cultural Mosaic

Supplemented with quotes and engaging articles from USA TODAY, the Nation’s No. 1 Newspaper, The African American Experience shines a spotlight on African Americans and their many exciting… Read More →

  • Dewey: 973'.0496073

The American Indian Experience

From the Series USA TODAY Cultural Mosaic

Supplemented with quotes and engaging articles from USA TODAY, the Nation’s No. 1 Newspaper, The American Indian Experience shines a spotlight on American Indians and their many exciting… Read More →

  • Dewey: 970.004'97

The American Indian Rights Movement

From the Series Movements That Matter (Alternator Books ® )

What do you know about the American Indian rights movement? You may have heard about modern pipeline protests, but this resistance has its roots in the early years of the United States, when… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1120
  • ATOS: 7.1
  • Dewey: 323.1197

The Asian Pacific American Experience

From the Series USA TODAY Cultural Mosaic

Supplemented with quotes and engaging articles from USA TODAY, the Nation’s No. 1 Newspaper, The Asian Pacific American Experience shines a spotlight on Asian Pacific Americans and their many… Read More →

  • Dewey: 973'.0495

The Civil Rights Movement

From the Series Movements That Matter (Alternator Books ® )

Civil rights have been in the news with the rise of Black Lives Matter, Colin Kaepernick taking a knee during the national anthem at NFL games, and more. Yet civil rights activists have many… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1000
  • ATOS: 6.2
  • Dewey: 323.1196/0730904

The Gay Rights Movement

From the Series Movements That Matter (Alternator Books ® )

A lot has changed throughout the history of the gay rights movement. In 1969, the Stonewall Riots brought light to a movement that would later establish gay pride parades and persist in the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1150
  • ATOS: 7.1
  • Dewey: 323.3/2640973

The Hispanic American Experience

From the Series USA TODAY Cultural Mosaic

Supplemented with quotes and engaging articles from USA TODAY, the Nation’s No. 1 Newspaper, The Hispanic American Experience shines a spotlight on Hispanic Americans and their many exciting… Read More →

  • Dewey: 973'.0468