Civil Rights Then & Now (2nd Edition)

#1 New Release in Children’s Modern History and African History Books

Civil Rights Then and Now: A Timeline of the Fight for Equality in America doubles as a Civil Rights Movement guide and Black history book for kids. It’s a tool for resourceful parents and educators who aim to engage youth on topics of racism, discrimination, social justice, and prejudice from a historical perspective to the modern present day.

A resource for engaging youth with civil rights movement facts. From the start of Slavery to the modern struggle against systemic oppression, this book sparks kid-friendly conversations about subjects that are often ignored. It’s the perfect addition to every teacher’s, parent’s, or child’s library of children’s books and a kid-friendly tool for teaching civil rights movement facts.

Civil Rights Movement Facts for Kids (Ages 8-12)

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Inside, you’ll find:

  • Vocabulary lists suitable for developing minds
  • Questions to promote healthy discussion
  • Essay and journal prompts with processing concepts and topics

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