Civil Rights Struggles around the World — eBook Set

From the Series Civil Rights Struggles around the World

10 titles

  • Interest Level: Grade 6 - Grade 12
  • Reading Level: Grade 9

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 events—whether they are something as simple as gathering salt or sitting at a lunch counter. Each book then elaborates on that gesture, bringing the focus to the big picture of the struggle, including those who were the struggle’s main players, what they eventually achieved, and what their enduring legacy has been.

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Equal Rights Is Our Minimum Demand: The Women's Rights Movement in Iran, 2005
The Force Born of Truth: Mohandas Gandhi and the Salt March, India, 1930
Gay Power!: The Stonewall Riots and the Gay Rights Movement, 1969
Open the Jail Doors — We Want to Enter: The Defiance Campaign against Apartheid Laws, South Africa, 1952
Sitting for Equal Service: Lunch Counter Sit-Ins, United States, 1960s
Today the World Is Watching You: The Little Rock Nine and the Fight for School Integration, 1957
We Are Not Beasts of Burden: Cesar Chavez and the Delano Grape Strike, California, 1965-1970
We Stand as One: The International Ladies Garment Workers Strike, New York, 1909
Who Will Shout If Not Us?: Student Activists and the Tiananmen Square Protest, China, 1989
You Are Now on Indian Land: The American Indian Occupation of Alcatraz Island, California, 1969
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Interest Level Grade 6 - Grade 12
Reading Level Grade 9
Category Diverse Books: Feminism, Diverse Books: Immigration & Refugees, Diverse Books: Race & Ethnicity, Diverse Books: Social Class, Diverse Books: Social Justice, Diversity
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Lerner Digital ™
Language English
Publication Date 2010-08-01
Reading Counts! Level 9.2-11.5
BISACS YAN023000, YAN025030, YAN025220, YAN032000, YAN038020, YAN038030, YAN038090, YAN038100, YAN038110, YAN038130, YAN038140, YAN051180
Dewey 306.76'60973-954.03'5092
Lexile 1000-1150
ATOS Reading Level 7.8-9.1
Accelerated Reader® Points 5.0-6.0