African Americans In The West

ISBN-10: 1499411723
ISBN-13: 9781499411720
Author: Stuckey, Rachel
Interest Level: 4-6
Publisher: Rosen Publishing Group

Publication Date: August 2015

Copyright: 2016

Page Count: 32

Series: The True History Of The Wild West


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Interest Level

Grades 4-6

Reading Level

Guided Reading: U
Lexile: 900L
Accelerated Reader Level: 5.8
Accelerated Reader Points: 1.0
Grade Level Equivalent: 5

BISAC Subjects

JUVENILE NONFICTION / History / United States / 19th Century

JUVENILE NONFICTION / People & Places / United States / African American

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Social Science / Customs, Traditions, Anthropology

Description
The Wild West became a place of new beginnings and great promise for many people, especially African Americans. As slavery and civil war ravaged the East, many African Americans attempted to start anew on the frontier. This book puts a spotlight on the trials and successes of African Americans in the West, and provides short biographies of famous African American cowboys, such as Nat Love and Bose Ikart. Readers will delight in the information-rich text and corresponding visuals. Fact boxes replace myths of the Wild West with their truths, while sidebars help deepen the reader's understanding of the topic.
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