Issues in Action (Read Woke ™ Books) — Hardcover Set

From the Series Issues in Action (Read Woke ™ Books)

6 titles

  • Interest Level: Grade 4 - Grade 8
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

Investigate hard topics facing our society—from gun violence to immigration. Learn how problems developed and hear from underrepresented persons involved in these struggles. Reflection questions help readers challenge their perspectives, while an activism toolkit and a Read Woke reading list empower readers to make a difference.

Read Woke™ Books are created in partnership with Cicely Lewis, the Read Woke librarian. Inspired by a belief that knowledge is power, Read Woke Books seek to amplify the voices of people of the global majority (people who are of African, Arab, Asian, and Latin American descent and identify as not white), provide information about groups that have been disenfranchised, share perspectives of people who have been underrepresented or oppressed, challenge social norms and disrupt the status quo, and encourage readers to take action in their community.

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Gun Violence and the Fight for Public Safety
Immigration, Refugees, and the Fight for a Better Life
Income Inequality and the Fight over Wealth Distribution
Mass Incarceration, Black Men, and the Fight for Justice
The Opioid Epidemic and the Addiction Crisis
Use of Force and the Fight against Police Brutality
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Interest Level Grade 4 - Grade 8
Reading Level Grade 4
Category 5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Traditional Nonfiction, Diverse Books: Feminism, Diverse Books: Immigration & Refugees, Diverse Books: Mental Health & Neurodiversity, Diverse Books: Race & Ethnicity, Diverse Books: Social Class, Diverse Books: Social Justice, Diversity, SEL: C Social Awareness, Social Emotional Learning
Copyright 2022
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Brand Read Woke ™ Books
Imprint Lerner Publications ™
Language English
Publication Date 2021-08-01
BISACS JNF010000, JNF024080, JNF024100, JNF025000, JNF025170, JNF030000, JNF043000, JNF053040, JNF053070, JNF053140, JNF053210, JNF053240
Dewey 325.73-365/.608996073
Lexile 990-1110
Guided Reading Level Y-Z
ATOS Reading Level 6.1-6.8
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5