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Peace and Justice


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One Red Shoe
One Red Shoe
by Karin Gruss
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You're about to go to a place where thousands, even millions, of kids live every day. You're about to enter a war zone.         There's been an attack. Grabbing his camera, a newspaper photographer rushes to the... (read more)

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Veterans Day (Rookie Read-About Holidays)
Veterans Day (Rookie Read-About Holidays)
by Jacqueline S. Cotton
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Following the well-known and much-loved Rookie Books format, these fun and informative books introduce early elementary-school children to the basic facts about major holidays. Each book explains the development of the holiday and how it is celebrated... (read more)

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Painless American Government (Barron's Painless Study)
Painless American Government (Barron's Painless Study)
by Jeffrey Strausser
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Titles in Barron's Painless series are designed for middle school and high school students, helping them excel in subjects they might expect to be either hopelessly boring or excruciatingly difficult. The authors are all experienced teachers, adept at... (read more)

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The Case for Loving: The Fight for Interracial Marriage
The Case for Loving: The Fight for Interracial Marriage
by Selina Alko
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"I support the freedom to marry for all. That's what Loving, and loving, are all about." -- Mildred Loving, June 12, 2007 For most children these days it would come as a great shock to know that before 1967, they could not marry a person of a race... (read more)

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Dear Malala, We Stand with You
Dear Malala, We Stand with You
by Rosemary Mccarney
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Rosemary McCarney has over 20 years of international development work and runs the Canadian operations of Plan International as President and CEO. Her skills and passion play a pivotal role in Plan's Because I am a Girl Initiative, which... (read more)

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A Nightmare in History: The Holocaust, 1933-1945
A Nightmare in History: The Holocaust, 1933-1945
by Miriam Chaikin
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Explains the roots of Nazi anti-Semitism by telling the long history of prejudice against the Jews and traces the step-by-step process the Nazis devised for making all of Europe Judenrein--a place without Jews.... (read more)

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As Good as Anybody: Martin Luther King Jr. and Abraham Joshua Heschel's Amazing March Toward Freedom
As Good as Anybody: Martin Luther King Jr. and Abraham Joshua Heschel's Amazing March Toward Freedom
by Richard Michelson
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MARTIN LUTHER KING, Jr. and Abraham Joshua Heschel. Their names stand for the quest for justice and equality.Martin grew up in a loving family in the American South, at a time when this country was plagued by racial discrimination. He aimed to put a stop... (read more)

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The Big Book of Presidents: From George Washington to Barack Obama
The Big Book of Presidents: From George Washington to Barack Obama
by Nancy J. Hajeski
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The president has been the figurehead of the United States since the time when our country was a small band of thirteen fledgling colonies until its current position as a world superpower. The forty-four leaders of our nation have had fascinating... (read more)

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Of Thee I Sing: A Letter to My Daughters
Of Thee I Sing: A Letter to My Daughters
by Barack Obama
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In this tender, beautiful letter to his daughters, President Barack Obama has written a moving tribute to thirteen groundbreaking Americans and the ideals that have shaped our nation. From the artistry of Georgia O'Keeffe, to the courage of Jackie... (read more)

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Weird But True: Stupid Criminals: 100 Brainless Baddies Busted, Plus Wacky Facts (National Geographic Kids)
Weird But True: Stupid Criminals: 100 Brainless Baddies Busted, Plus Wacky Facts (National Geographic Kids)
by National Geographic Society (u. S.)
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Did you hear the one about the crook who broke into a vending machine and then left a trail of cheese curls all the way to his hideout? Or the burglar who left his wallet in an apartment he robbed, and actually went back to get it? Or how about the... (read more)

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Debunk It!: How to Stay Sane in a World of Misinformation
Debunk It!: How to Stay Sane in a World of Misinformation
by John Grant
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We live in an era of misinformation, much of it spread by authority figures, including politicians, religious leaders, broadcasters, and, of course, apps and websites. With so much bogus information coming from so many sources, how can anyone be expected... (read more)

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Guilty?: Crime, Punishment, and the Changing Face of Justice
Guilty?: Crime, Punishment, and the Changing Face of Justice
by Teri Kanefield
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Some killers are jailed, or even executed. Others are celebrated as heroes. How do we decide when killing is a crime and when it is not? Author and lawyer Teri Kanefield explores this question and others in this lively examination of the legal system for... (read more)

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D Is for Democracy: A Citizen's Alphabet
D Is for Democracy: A Citizen's Alphabet
by Elissa Grodin
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Democracy — America has it and it seems like many other countries want it. But what exactly is a democracy and how easy is it to maintain? Despite the banter in today's media, many Americans are still in the dark when it comes to knowing and acting... (read more)

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Why?
Why?
by Nikolai Popov
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A frog sits peacefully in a meadow. Suddenly, for no apparent reason, he is attacked by an umbrella-wielding mouse in a confrontation that quickly turns into a full-scale war. "A strong anti-war message and lithe, incandescent artwork propel this... (read more)

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Imperialism : History in Documents (00 Edition)
Imperialism : History in Documents (00 Edition)
by Bonnie G. Smith
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We talk about living in a global era, but the groundwork for it was laid more than a century ago. By the late 19th century, Europe, Japan, and the United States had taken control of most of the world. Travel and trade between home countries and colonies... (read more)

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Amendment XIV: Equal Protection (Constitutional Amendments)
Amendment XIV: Equal Protection (Constitutional Amendments)
by Sylvia (edt) Engdahl
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Get Involved! #3: Human Rights Activist
Get Involved! #3: Human Rights Activist
by Ellen Rodger
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In many countries people do not receive basic rights, such as the right to freedom of expression or the right to equality. This riveting new title from Crabtree explores how activists struggle for the human rights of people around the world.... (read more)

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Students on Strike: Jim Crow, Civil Rights, Brown, and Me
Students on Strike: Jim Crow, Civil Rights, Brown, and Me
by John A Stokes
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Told in Stokes' own words, the story vividly conveys how his passion for learning helped set in motion one of the most powerful movements in American history, resulting in the desegregation of schools--and life--in the United States.... (read more)

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Forms of Government #2: What Is a Dictatorship?
Forms of Government #2: What Is a Dictatorship?
by Sarah B. Boyle
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This fascinating book describes the characteristics of a dictatorship, a political system in which an individual has absolute power to rule without the consent of citizens. Dictatorships throughout history are featured to show examples of how these... (read more)

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Peace Warriors (Profiles)
Peace Warriors (Profiles)
by Andrea Davis Pinkney
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Meet six heroic social activists. The next book in our six-in-one, full-color bio series will focus on Peace Warriors. Featuring men and women who have worked passionately to pioneer peaceful solutions to violent conflicts throughout history. Our peace... (read more)

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