An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States for Young People

Beacon PressSKU: 9780807049396

Author:
Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, Jean Mendoza, Debbie Reese
Grade Levels:
Four, Five, Six, Seven, Eight, Nine, Ten, Eleven, Twelve
Nation:
Multiple Nations
Book Type:
Paperback
Pages:
270
Publisher:
Beacon Press
Copyright Data:
2019

Price:
Sale price$24.95

Description

An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States for Young People by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, human rights activist in international Indigenous movements for more than four decades, is an adapted version of An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States but now for teen and young adult readers. This book is adapted by Jean Mendoza and Debbie Reese (Nambé Pueblo) who authors the American Indians in Children’s Literature website. An Indigenous Peoples’ History of the United States for Young People spans more than 400 years examining the legacy of Indigenous peoples’ resistance and resilience over 10 chapters excluding the introduction and conclusion. There is a note to readers on terminology, naming, boundaries and othering. Archival images, definitions, 'Did You Know'  and Consider This points of discussion, maps, images, index, and further reading resources are included. This book is highly recommended: Booklist Editors' Choice Books for Youth 2019; Kirkus Reviews Best YA Nonfiction of 2019; School Library Journal Best Nonfiction of 2019; New York Public Library Best Books for Teens; Chicago Public Library Best Informational Books for Kids in 4th-8th Grades; Graduate School of Education, University of Pennsylvania, Best Books for Young Readers of 2019.

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