The American Indian Rights Movement

From the Series Movements That Matter (Alternator Books ® )

  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 6   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

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 the government began stripping American Indians of their rights and forcing them off their lands onto reservations. What are the main concerns of the American Indian rights movement today? What challenges have activists faced throughout history? Find out about how important players like Sacheen Littlefeather and Russell Means paved the way for current activists and discover how activists are still fighting for better living conditions and environmental justice today.

Format List Price Your Price Qty
978-1-54152-333-3
$29.32 $21.99
978-1-54152-555-9
$43.99 $32.99
Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Diversity, Social Studies
Copyright 2019
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Brand Alternator Books ®
Imprint Lerner Publications ™
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2018-08-01
BISACS JNF053140, JNF018040, JNF007110
Dewey 323.1197
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 7 x 9
Lexile 1120
Guided Reading Level X
ATOS Reading Level 7.1
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 198718
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, Glossary words bolded within text, Index, Reviewed, Sidebars, and Timeline

Reviews

School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

“[E]ach title sensitively and honestly lays out the history, background, and recent events in its respective movement. Recommended.”—School Library Journal, Series Made Simple

Booklist

“As it discusses the movement’s key concerns, including education and land issues, the book also introduces its leaders and historic protests, such as the occupation of Alcatraz Island from 1969 to 1971.”—Booklist

Author: Eric Braun

Eric Braun has written dozens of books for readers of all ages and edited hundreds more. He is a McKnight fellow and a nice fellow, and he likes to ride his bike really far and really fast. He lives in Minneapolis with his wife and two sons, some of whose antics have found their way into his books (unbeknownst to them).