African American Migrations In North America

ISBN-10: 1508140464
ISBN-13: 9781508140467
Author: Harris, Irene
Interest Level: 4-8
Publisher: Rosen Publishing Group

Publication Date: January 2016

Copyright: 2016

Page Count: 24

Series: Spotlight On Immigration And Migration


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Interest Level

Grades 4-8

Reading Level

Guided Reading: R
Lexile: 930L
Accelerated Reader Level: 5.9
Accelerated Reader Points: 0.5
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BISAC Subjects

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Social Topics / Emigration & Immigration

JUVENILE NONFICTION / History / United States / 19th Century

Description
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..