African American migrations in North America / Irene Harris.
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Adams PL Sys. - Geneva Branch||E 973.048 HAR (Text)||34207002040864||Easy Non-Fiction||Available||-|
|Ligonier PL - Ligonier||j 973 H (Text)||73571200125377||Children's Room||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9781508140467 (pbk.)
- ISBN: 9781508140498 (library bound)
- Physical Description: 24 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
- Publisher: New York : PowerKids Press, 
- Copyright: ©2016
|General Note:|| Includes index.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| Forced to leave home -- Slavery in the United States -- Escaping slavery -- Fighting for freedom -- A new form of slavery -- Migrating to Kansas -- Economic opportunities -- A renaissance in Harlem -- Life in Chicago -- Fighting for equality.
|Summary, etc.:|| The history of African Americans in the United States is one fraught with discrimination and immense brutality, but also with strength and a determined spirit. In this book, readers learn the history of African American migration in North America, which is a topic supported by elementary social studies curricula. Readers will understand the push/pull factors involved in African American migration from the South and into Northern cities and the cultural developments that followed. Topics such as slavery and segregation are explained through age-appropriate language. Historical photographs and primary sources encourage readers to visualize history.
|Target Audience Note:|| 930 Lexile.
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|Subject:||African Americans > Migrations > History > Juvenile literature.
Migration, Internal > United States > History > Juvenile literature.
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