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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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Adult Books for Teens: Common Core: “I am Malala”

I am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and was Shot by the Taliban by Malala Yousafzai and Christina Lamb    Don’t miss this one. Malaha Yousafzai is the girl who was shot in the head at point-blank … Continue reading

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“A Northern Light”

A Northern Light by Jennifer Donnelly The Gillette murder case: In 1906, Grace Brown was a worker in the Gillette Skirt Factory (New York State) and was murdered because Chester Gillette, nephew of the owner, didn’t want to marry her … Continue reading

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