June 17, 2018

The Advocate's Toolbox

Study on Women in Social Studies Standards Finds Equity Issues

Staff at the National Women’s History Museum studied every state’s K–12 social studies standards for U.S. history to see what women and “topics associated with women” were discussed.

Young, Gifted and Black by Jamia Wilson | SLJ Review

Gr 3 Up –With a title that references the late Lorraine Hansberry’s phrase “young, gifted and black,” this exuberant collected biography is one readers won’t want to miss.

Before She was Harriet by Lesa Cline-Ransome | SLJ Review

Gr 3-6 –Before and after Harriet Tubman became the stalwart conductor leading enslaved people to freedom on the Underground Railroad, she played many remarkable roles during her long life.