Tag Archives: Civil Rights Movement

New Civil Rights Series–In Print and as eBooks

If you are doing an assignment on civil rights in the 20th or 21st centuries, come check out a great book. This series deals with South Africa and Apartheid laws; Iran and women’s rights; American Indians and Alcatraz Island; the … Continue reading

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Movie Tie-In: The Help

Movie Tie-Ins: The Help by Kathryn Stockett   As I mentioned earlier, I read Worth Dying For because I wanted to try a Jack Reacher novel. If you read my post, you know I didn’t like it very much. As I … Continue reading

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“My Life with the Lincolns”

My Life with the Lincolns by Gayle Brandeis   Mina Edelman thinks that her family—her parents and the three girls—are the Lincolns reincarnated. Her dad, whose initials are ABE, has gotten involved in the Civil Rights Movement during the summer of … Continue reading

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