Women's Rights Movement

9781617838897. ea vol: 112p. (Essential Library of Social Change). bibliog. chart. chron. further reading. glossary. index. maps. notes. photos. reprods. websites. ABDO. 2013. lib. ed. $23.95; ebk. $23.95.
Gr 5–8—These series titles set up key events in chronological order. Relevant (though not overly enticing) photographs and illustrations are scattered throughout, adding to the educational value of the books. The authors' points of view in both volumes are unbiased. Extensive back matter is provided. While it is unlikely that these books would be used except for research, students will find the information provided concise, well written, and understandable. Recommended for general purchase.—Sarah Allen, Judson High School, Converse, TX
Beginning with a landmark event, these well-organized, thorough social histories explore key figures and incidents that helped to change laws and attitudes about race, disabilities, and homosexuality. Stock photographs combine with dry texts to present the challenges, successes, and future of each movement, while sidebars and a "Voices of the Movement" feature add context. Reading list, timeline. Bib., glos., ind. Review covers these Essential Library of Social Change titles: Civil Rights Movement, Disability Rights Movement, and Gay Rights Movement.

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