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Unsung heroes of social justice / by Todd Kortemeier.


Presents twelve individuals who made important contributions to social justice that went largely unrecognized due to their race or gender.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781632353108
  • ISBN: 1632353105
  • ISBN: 9781632353603
  • ISBN: 1632353601
  • Physical Description: 32 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Mankato, MN : 12-Story Library, [2017]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Lupe Anguiano helps the poor find jobs -- Ella Baker works behind the scenes for civil rights -- Frank Bowe works to help Americans with disabilities -- Jacqueline Ceballos fights for women's liberation -- Claudette Colvin takes a stand by staying seated -- Charles Hamilton Houston defeats Jim Crow -- Callie House works to help former slaves -- Helen Hunt Jackson sees the struggles of American Indians -- Fred Korematsu defies Japanese-American internment -- Felicitas Mendez helps end segregation in California -- Inez Milholland works tirelessly for women's rights -- Bayard Rustin organizes the March on Washington.
Target Audience Note:
710L Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 5.4 1 183933.
Subject: Minorities > Civil rights > United States > History > Juvenile literature.
Social justice > United States > History > Juvenile literature.
Civil rights workers > United States > Juvenile literature.
Social reformers > United States > Juvenile literature.
Heroes > United States > Juvenile literature.
Women heroes > United States > Juvenile literature.
Genre: Biographies.

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