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An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States for Young People
Contributor(s): Dunbar-Ortiz, Roxanne (Author), Mendoza, Jean (Adapted by), Reese, Debbie (Adapted by)

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ISBN: 0807049395     ISBN-13: 9780807049396
Publisher: Beacon Press
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Binding Type: Paperback - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: July 2019

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Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Nonfiction | People & Places - United States - Native American
- Juvenile Nonfiction | History - United States - General
- Juvenile Nonfiction | History - Exploration & Discovery
Dewey: 970.004
LCCN: 2019004266
Age Level: 12-17
Grade Level: 7-12
Lexile Measure: 220
Series: Revisioning American History for Young People
Physical Information: 0.8" H x 5.4" W x 7.9" (0.76 lbs) 272 pages
- Ethnic Orientation - Native American
- Religious Orientation - Native American
Features: Bibliography, Glossary, Ikids, Illustrated, Index, Maps, Price on Product
Review Citations: Kirkus Reviews 05/15/2019 pg. 134
School Library Journal 07/01/2019 pg. 59
Booklist 06/01/2019 pg. 61
Shelf Awareness 07/30/2019
Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 11/01/2019
Horn Book Magazine 11/01/2019 pg. 131
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Publisher Description:
2020 American Indian Youth Literature Young Adult Honor Book

2020 Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, selected by National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) and the Children's Book Council

2019 Best-Of Lists: Best YA Nonfiction of 2019 (Kirkus Reviews) - Best Nonfiction of 2019 (School Library Journal) - Best Books for Teens (New York Public Library) - Best Informational Books for Older Readers (Chicago Public Library)
Spanning more than 400 years, this classic bottom-up history examines the legacy of Indigenous peoples' resistance, resilience, and steadfast fight against imperialism.

Going beyond the story of America as a country "discovered" by a few brave men in the "New World," Indigenous human rights advocate Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz reveals the roles that settler colonialism and policies of American Indian genocide played in forming our national identity.

The original academic text is fully adapted by renowned curriculum experts Debbie Reese and Jean Mendoza, for middle-grade and young adult readers to include discussion topics, archival images, original maps, recommendations for further reading, and other materials to encourage students, teachers, and general readers to think critically about their own place in history.

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