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I Am America Set 1 (Set of 2)

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It’s the storytellers that preserve a nation’s history. But what happens when some stories are silenced? The I Am America series features fictional stories based on important historical events about people whose voices have been excluded, lost, or forgotten over time.

ISBN: 978-1-63163-267-9, 978-1-63163-268-6, 978-1-63163-270-9 Series: , Tags: , ,

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It’s the storytellers that preserve a nation’s history. But what happens when some stories are silenced? The I Am America series features fictional stories based on important historical events about people whose voices have been excluded, lost, or forgotten over time.

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Hosted Ebook, Paperback, Reinforced Library Binding

About the Author

Journey to a Promised Land: Allison Lassieur once lived in Tennessee and traveled the path Hattie and her family might have followed from Nashville to the banks of the Mississippi River near Memphis. Today, she lives in upstate New York and shares a 110-year-old house with her husband, daughter, three dogs, two cats, and more history books than she can count.

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Journey to a Promised Land: “This well-written volume fills a major gap in historical fiction.” — Kirkus Reviews, starred review

Journey to a Promised Land: 2020 Kansas Notable Book

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Journey to a Promised Land: A Story of the Exodusters

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Hattie Jacobs has a secret dream: to go to school to become a teacher. But her parents were formerly enslaved and are struggling to survive in Nashville, Tennessee, after Reconstruction. When the Jacobs family joins the Great Exodus of 1879 to Kansas, their journey in search of a better life is filled with danger and hardship. Will they make it to the Mississippi River unharmed? What will be waiting for them in Kansas, and will it live up to their dreams?

It’s the storytellers that preserve a nation’s history. But what happens when some stories are silenced? The I Am America series features fictional stories based on important historical events about people whose voices have been excluded, lost, or forgotten over time.

ISBN: 978-1-63163-275-4, 978-1-63163-276-1, 978-1-63163-278-5 Series: , Tags: , ,

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Hattie Jacobs has a secret dream: to go to school to become a teacher. But her parents were formerly enslaved and are struggling to survive in Nashville, Tennessee, after Reconstruction. When the Jacobs family joins the Great Exodus of 1879 to Kansas, their journey in search of a better life is filled with danger and hardship. Will they make it to the Mississippi River unharmed? What will be waiting for them in Kansas, and will it live up to their dreams?

It’s the storytellers that preserve a nation’s history. But what happens when some stories are silenced? The I Am America series features fictional stories based on important historical events about people whose voices have been excluded, lost, or forgotten over time.

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Format

Hosted Ebook, Paperback, Reinforced Library Binding

Specifications

Copyright: 2019
Page Count: 160
Trim Size: 5 x 7.5

Territory Rights: Worldwide
Lexile: 670L
Guided Reading Level: Q

Categories:
JUVENILE FICTION / Historical / United States / 19th Century
JUVENILE FICTION / People & Places / United States / African American
JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Prejudice & Racism

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Lines We Draw: A Story of Imprisoned Japanese Americans

$8.99$23.99

It’s August 1941 when Sumiko Adachi starts at a new school in Phoenix, Arizona. In spite of her first-day jitters, she finds a friendly face in Emi Kuno. But everything changes after Japan bombs Pearl Harbor, and the United States enters World War II. Suddenly the girls are faced with anti-Japanese sentiment from classmates and neighbors. When an arbitrary dividing line is drawn through Phoenix, the girls find themselves on opposite sides. Can Sumiko and Emi maintain their friendship when one of them is forced into a confinement camp, and the other is allowed to remain free?

It’s the storytellers that preserve a nation’s history. But what happens when some stories are silenced? The I Am America series features fictional stories based on important historical events about people whose voices have been excluded, lost, or forgotten over time.

ISBN: 978-1-63163-279-2, 978-1-63163-280-8, 978-1-63163-282-2 Series: , Tags: , ,

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It’s August 1941 when Sumiko Adachi starts at a new school in Phoenix, Arizona. In spite of her first-day jitters, she finds a friendly face in Emi Kuno. But everything changes after Japan bombs Pearl Harbor, and the United States enters World War II. Suddenly the girls are faced with anti-Japanese sentiment from classmates and neighbors. When an arbitrary dividing line is drawn through Phoenix, the girls find themselves on opposite sides. Can Sumiko and Emi maintain their friendship when one of them is forced into a confinement camp, and the other is allowed to remain free?

It’s the storytellers that preserve a nation’s history. But what happens when some stories are silenced? The I Am America series features fictional stories based on important historical events about people whose voices have been excluded, lost, or forgotten over time.

Additional information

Format

Hosted Ebook, Paperback, Reinforced Library Binding

Specifications

Copyright: 2019
Page Count: 160
Trim Size: 5 x 7.5

Territory Rights: Worldwide
Lexile: 790L
Guided Reading Level: Q

Categories:
JUVENILE FICTION / Historical / Military & Wars
JUVENILE FICTION / People & Places / United States / Asian American
JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Prejudice & Racism

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