Civil Rights Movement/Vietnam

Civil Rights Movement/Vietnam

Book - 2008
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Baker & Taylor
Describes in graphic novel format the struggle against legal segregation and other events in United States history through the Ford administration, including the space race and the moon landings, the Cuban Missile crisis, assassinations, the Vietnam War, and Watergate.

Saddleback Pub
Highlights the advancement of African-Americans through the Civil Rights Movement: from boycotting buses and taking freedom rides to leadership roles as mayors and congresswomen. Chronicles the race to space, Cuban Missile Crisis, and JFK'S presidency. Details the Vietnam War and rallies for peace.
Theme: Hi-Lo, graphic novels, illustrated, history. Fast-paced and easy-to-read, these graphic U.S. history titles teach student about key historical events in American history from 1500 to the present. Dramatic and colorful graphics highlights the text with easy transitions, which avoids a choppy narrative. These history titles offer a variety of rich material to support teaching to the standards. Book features include: Four-color throughout; speech bubbles and illustrations allow struggling readers multiple access points to the text; speech bubbles (in yellow) are clearly separated from nonfiction (in blue).

Publisher: Saddleback Pub, 2008
ISBN: 9781599053677
Characteristics: p. cm
Additional Contributors: Saddleback - Editor


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