Fall 2022

Focus on the Great Migration

From the Series History in Pictures (Read Woke ™ Books)

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

During the Great Migration, a large number of Black Americans relocated when faced with segregation and poor economic conditions. While the places they moved to weren’t free from racism, they fought for a better future.

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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978-1-7284-2349-4
On pre-order until 08/01/2022
$21.99
978-1-7284-6288-2
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$9.99
978-1-7284-7024-5
On pre-order until 08/01/2022
$32.99
Interest Level Grade 4 - Grade 8
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Nonfiction, Social Studies
Category 5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Traditional Nonfiction, Diverse Books: Race & Ethnicity, Diverse Books: Social Justice, Diversity, SEL: C Social Awareness, Social Emotional Learning
Copyright 2023
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Brand Read Woke ™ Books
Imprint Lerner Publications ™
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2022-08-01
Text Type Informational/Explanatory
BISACS JNF025210, JNF053240, JNF018010
Dewey 305.800973
Dimensions 7 x 9
Lexile 940
Guided Reading Level X
Features Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, Index, Introductory note, Primary source quotations/images, Sidebars, Source notes, and Timeline

Author: Dr. Artika R. Tyner

Dr. Artika Tyner is a passionate educator, award-winning author, a civil rights attorney, a sought-after speaker, and an advocate for justice. She lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and is the founder of the Planting People Growing Justice Leadership Institute.