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Born in 1919: Fred Korematsu and Jackie Robinson (Parallel Lives)

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Dive into the pivotal year of 1919 with "Born in 1919: Fred Korematsu and Jackie Robinson (Parallel Lives)," where two iconic figures challenge the status quo and reshape America's social landscape. This enlightening book juxtaposes the lives of Fred Korematsu, a civil rights activist who bravely opposed the internment of Japanese Americans, and Jackie Robinson, who broke the color barrier in Major League Baseball. Published on January 1, 2020, this resource is perfectly tailored for elementary school readers, aligning with curriculum standards and enriching their understanding of racial justice. Through engaging narratives, sidebars, and a timeline, the book fosters global awareness, civic literacy, and economic understanding. A hands-on activity encourages young readers to engage critically with the content, inspiring civic engagement. Explore how these two individuals navigated and fought against deep-seated prejudices, prompting readers to reflect on how one can influence monumental change in society.
Published by Cherry Lake Pub on January 1, 2020
32 pages
ISBN: 9781534161498
Best for readers in Elementary School
This book provides valuable insights into Racial Justice , highlighting key issues and advancements within these areas

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