On the March

From the Series Time for Change

  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 5
  • Reading Level: Grade 3

Marches are organized to celebrate and recognize greatness, as well as to raise awareness and fight inequality. Throughout history, inspirational leaders have come forward as heroes for their cause, inspiring others to join them.

In this book, students in a futuristic classroom learn about topics like structural inequality, about the battles fought from the Civil Rights era through the Black Lives Matter movement, and how stories of people like George Floyd can move people to action.

On the March is set in the future, during a time of true equality. In this future, a teacher takes his students back in time—to our past and present—to learn about times of prejudice and change.

This graphic novel contains discussion topics, thought-provoking questions, and actions students can take to be allies in the continuing fight for equality.

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Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 3
Genre Graphic Novels, Social Studies
Category Diverse Books: Celebrating Differences , Diverse Books: Race & Ethnicity, Diverse Books: Social Justice, Diversity, SEL: A Self-Awareness, SEL: B Self-Management, SEL: C Social Awareness, SEL: D Relationship Skills, SEL: E Responsible Decision-Making, Social Emotional Learning
Copyright 2023
Publisher Full Tilt Press
Imprint Full Tilt Press
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2022-08-01
Text Type Fiction
BISACS JUV008140, JUV008090, JUV039120
Dewey 741.5
Dimensions 7 x 9
Lexile 640
ATOS Reading Level 4.3
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Bibliography/further reading, Original artwork, and Table of contents

Author: Leonard S. Baker Jr.

Leonard S. Baker Jr. currently lives in Rhode Island with his wife and two children. When not in school, he can be found on his boat fishing the lakes and coastal waters of New England, chasing stripers and large mouth bass, or enjoying the serenity of his yard and beautiful Koi pond.

Author: Jason M. Burns

Jason M. Burns has had a successful career in the comic book industry where he has spent the last 15 years as a content creator, writer, and editor. In addition, his resume includes two original novels and multiple film and television projects in Hollywood. Jason currently lives in Massachusetts with his wife, two children, and a pair of rescue dogs with unnecessarily silly names—Gabriella Von Gooey III and Bark W. Grizwold.

Illustrator: Dustin Evans

Dustin Evans graduated from Oklahoma State University in 2005 with a BFA and has worked as an illustrator for a long list of clients that include Disney, Dreamworks, Warner Brothers and IDW to name a few. He currently resides in Oklahoma with his wife and family.