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YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION / History / United States / 20th Century

A Marked Man: The Assassination of Malcolm X

February 21, 1965. Controversial civil rights leader Malcolm X is gunned down during a speech in Manhattan. Few were shocked by the news of Malcolm X‘s death. Since 1952 the former member of… Read More →

  • Lexile: 930
  • Dewey: 320.54'6092

Bombs over Bikini: The World’s First Nuclear Disaster

In 1946, as part of the Cold War arms race, the US military launched a program to test nuclear bombs in the Marshall Islands of the Pacific Ocean. From 1946 until 1958, the military detonated… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1150
  • Dewey: 623.4'5119

Civil Rights Struggles around the World — eBook Set

From the Series Civil Rights Struggles around the World

Set

At certain moments in the struggle to achieve civil rights, an iconic gesture or event can galvanize a people to make a leap toward their goal. This series begins with just such gestures or… Read More →

  • Multi-user eBook
  • List Price: $573.20
  • Your Price: $429.90
  • 10 titles

Civil Rights Struggles around the World — Library Bound Set

From the Series Civil Rights Struggles around the World

Set

At certain moments in the struggle to achieve civil rights, an iconic gesture or event can galvanize a people to make a leap toward their goal. This series begins with just such gestures or… Read More →

  • Library Bound Hardcover
  • List Price: $154.60
  • Your Price: $115.95
  • 4 titles

Gay Power!: The Stonewall Riots and the Gay Rights Movement, 1969

From the Series Civil Rights Struggles around the World

"Come out for freedom! Come out now! Power to the people! Gay power to gay people! Come out of the closet before the door is nailed shut!" —Come Out! magazine, November 14, 1969 On the… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1040
  • ATOS: 7.8
  • Dewey: 306.76'60973

Iceberg, Right Ahead!: The Tragedy of the Titanic

"Iceberg, Right Ahead!" Only 160 minutes passed between the time a sailor on lookout duty uttered these chilling words and the moment when the mighty ocean liner Titanic totally disappeared… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1070
  • ATOS: 8.1
  • Dewey: 910.9163'4

Nonfiction — Young Adult Audisee® eBooks with Audio Bundle (Multi-User) — Audisee® eBook with Audio Set

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Engage your reluctant teen readers in high-interest nonfiction. Sentence highlighting with professional narration bring these award-winning eBooks for teen readers to life. Read More →

  • Audisee® eBook with Audio
  • List Price: $266.60
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  • 5 titles

Sitting for Equal Service: Lunch Counter Sit-Ins, United States, 1960s

From the Series Civil Rights Struggles around the World

"We were hoping [the sit-in] would catch on and it would spread throughout the country, but it went even beyond our wildest imagination."―Ezell Blair Jr., North Carolina Agricultural &… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1100
  • Dewey: 323.1196'073

The Factory Girls: A Kaleidoscopic Account of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire

The twentieth century ushered in a new world filled with a dazzling array of consumer goods. Even the poorest immigrant girls could afford a blouse or two. But these same immigrant teens… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1040

The Other Side of the Wall

Simon Schwartz was born in 1982 in East Germany, at a time when the repressive Socialist Unity Party of Germany controlled the area. Shortly before Simon's birth, his parents decided to leave… Read More →

  • Lexile: 580
  • ATOS: 4.1
  • Dewey: 305.9'06914092243

Today the World Is Watching You: The Little Rock Nine and the Fight for School Integration, 1957

From the Series Civil Rights Struggles around the World

On September 4, 1957, nine African American teenagers made their way toward Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas. They didn’t make it very far. Armed soldiers of the Arkansas National… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1110
  • Dewey: 379.2'630976773

We Are Not Beasts of Burden: Cesar Chavez and the Delano Grape Strike, California, 1965-1970

From the Series Civil Rights Struggles around the World

"The only way we could win was to keep fighting for a long time...the only way we could win was by staying with it."—Cesar Chavez As the sun rose on September 8, 1965, in Delano, California… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1150
  • ATOS: 9.1
  • Dewey: 331.892'83480979488

We Stand as One: The International Ladies Garment Workers Strike, New York, 1909

From the Series Civil Rights Struggles around the World

"Girls, from the bottom of my heart, I beg you not to go back to work. We are all poor, many of us are suffering hunger, none of us can afford to lose a day's wages. But only by fighting for… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1090
  • Dewey: 331.892'88709747109041

You Are Now on Indian Land: The American Indian Occupation of Alcatraz Island, California, 1969

From the Series Civil Rights Struggles around the World

On the night of November 20, 1969, ninety-two Native Americans sailed silently across the San Francisco Bay toward the island of Alcatraz. They intended to reclaim the land for Indian people… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1030
  • ATOS: 8.1
  • Dewey: 323.1197