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I Am America Set 2 (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: 978-1-63163-367-6, 978-1-63163-368-3, 978-1-63163-370-6 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

If the Fire Comes: Tracy Daley has helped refine and edit dozens of books throughout her career. She has held many positions in publishing including editor, publicity specialist, and acquisitions editor. She lives with her husband and three kids in Taylorsville, Utah, but escapes to the mountains as often as possible.

United to Strike: Molly Zenk was born in Minnesota, grew up in Florida, lived briefly in Tennessee before settling in Colorado. She is married to a mathematician/software engineer who complains there is not enough math or information about him in her author bio. They live in Arvada, Colorado with their three daughters.

Reviews

 If the Fire Comes: “The author’s skillful blend of fact and fiction is backed up by fascinating backmatter … historical facts are woven into the story with such finesse readers will be eager to learn more.” — Kirkus Reviews, starred review

 If the Fire Comes: “The surprising strength of the main characters and their personal conviction and determination make this title an insightful look at the era.” — School Library Connection

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If the Fire Comes: A Story of Segregation during the Great Depression

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It’s 1935, and the Great Depression and California drought has left eleven-year-old Joseph McCoy shining shoes to help his family survive. Through his hard work and games with his sister, Joseph has figured out how to get by as one of the few black people in a mostly white community. But the order of the town is disrupted when an all-black Civilian Conservation Corps camp comes to Elsinore, sparking racial tension. It isn’t long before prejudice spreads like wildfire and threatens to force the work camp to leave. Could Joseph’s secret project save the camp and bring his family hope for the future? If not, the whole town just might go up in flames.

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: 978-1-63163-371-3, 978-1-63163-372-0, 978-1-63163-374-4 Series: , Tags: , ,

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It’s 1935, and the Great Depression and California drought has left eleven-year-old Joseph McCoy shining shoes to help his family survive. Through his hard work and games with his sister, Joseph has figured out how to get by as one of the few black people in a mostly white community. But the order of the town is disrupted when an all-black Civilian Conservation Corps camp comes to Elsinore, sparking racial tension. It isn’t long before prejudice spreads like wildfire and threatens to force the work camp to leave. Could Joseph’s secret project save the camp and bring his family hope for the future? If not, the whole town just might go up in flames.

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: 2020
Page Count: 160
Trim Size: 5 x 7.5

Territory Rights: Worldwide
Lexile: 770L
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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United to Strike: A Story of the Delano Grape Workers

$11.99$23.99

Budding reporter Tala Mendoza thinks life in 1965 Delano, California, is boring. But that’s before her father and other members of the local Filipino grape workers’ union vote to strike. While the strike brings Filipino and Mexican farmworkers together, it threatens to tear Tala and her best friend, Jasmine, apart. Can Tala and Jasmine’s relationship withstand the strain and length of the Delano Grape Strike?

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: 978-1-63163-283-9, 978-1-63163-284-6, 978-1-63163-286-0 Series: , Tags: , ,

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Budding reporter Tala Mendoza thinks life in 1965 Delano, California, is boring. But that’s before her father and other members of the local Filipino grape workers’ union vote to strike. While the strike brings Filipino and Mexican farmworkers together, it threatens to tear Tala and her best friend, Jasmine, apart. Can Tala and Jasmine’s relationship withstand the strain and length of the Delano Grape Strike?

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: 2020
Page Count: 160
Trim Size: 5 x 7.5

Territory Rights: Worldwide
Lexile: 720L
Guided Reading Level: Q

Categories:
JUVENILE FICTION / Historical / United States / 20th Century
JUVENILE FICTION / People & Places / United States / Asian American
JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / General

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