1968: Today's Authors Explore A Year Of Rebellion, Revolution, And Change

ISBN-10: 1536208876
ISBN-13: 9781536208870
Author: Aronson, Marc, Ed.
Interest Level: 7-12
Publisher: Candlewick Press

Publication Date: October 2019

Copyright: 2018

Page Count: 208

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Grades 7-12

Reading Level

Lexile: 1100L

BISAC Subjects

YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION / Social Science / General *


Welcome to 1968 - a revolution in a book. Essays, memoirs, and more by fourteen award-winning authors offer unique perspectives on one of the world's most tumultuous years. Nineteen sixty-eight was a pivotal year that grew more intense with each day. As thousands of Vietnamese and Americans were killed in war, students across four continents took over colleges and city streets. Assassins murdered Dr. King and Robert F. Kennedy. Demonstrators turned out in Prague and Chicago, and in Mexico City, young people and Olympic athletes protested. In those intense months, generations battled and the world wobbled on the edge of some vast change that was exhilarating one day and terrifying the next. To capture that extraordinary year, editors Marc Aronson and Susan Campbell Bartoletti created an anthology that showcases many genres of nonfiction. Some contributors use a broad canvas, others take a close look at a moment, and matched essays examine the same experience from different points of view. As we face our own moments of crisis and divis
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