The Real History of the Gold Rush
From the Series Left Out of History (Read Woke ™ Books)
The Gold Rush was a major event in the US during the 1800s. This book explores what the Gold Rush was and the lesser-known people who participated in an ambitious pursuit of wealth.
Have you ever considered what’s missing from history books? In Left Out of History, explore the misunderstood and underexamined past in this engaging series. Compelling photographs and primary sources help bring previously buried history to light.
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.
979-8-7656-0628-5On pre-order until 08/01/2023
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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: Race & Ethnicity, Diverse Books: Social Class, Diverse Books: Social Justice, Diversity|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Brand||Read Woke ™ Books|
|Imprint||Lerner Publications ™|
|Number of Pages||32|
|BISACS||JNF025180, JNF053140, JNF053240|
|Dimensions||7 x 9|
|Guided Reading Level||W|
|Features||Bibliography/further reading, Charts/Graphs/Diagrams, Glossary, Index, Introductory note, Primary source quotations/images, Reviewed, Sidebars, Source notes, and Table of contents|
Author: Anitra Butler-Ngugi
Anitra Butler-Ngugi is an experienced author, Literacy and Language Technician, and Instructional Designer. Anitra is also the Host of The Word Conscious Classroom podcast. She lives and works in Maryland.
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School Library Journal
“A strong series that provides a fuller representation of historical events.”—School Library Journal
“These books will broaden library history collections by adding information and perspectives that more traditional volumes may have ignored.”—Booklist