The Voting Rights Act of 1965: An Interactive History Adventure (You Choose Books)

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The Voting Rights Act of 1965: An Interactive History Adventure (You Choose: History) 

Paperback – February 1, 2015

Explores the history of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, including the struggles minorities had in achieving the right to vote, enforcement of the law, and the Civil Rights movement of the 1960s and 1970s.

You’re a U.S. citizen, so why are you being denied your right to vote? Even after civil rights legislation passes, many minorities are still being turned away from polls. It’s not fair, and you will fight for your right to have a say in your government. Will you: Brave violence while registering voters during the 1964 Freedom Summer in Mississippi?  Witness brutality as you protest in the 1965 Selma March?  Join the Chicano Movement to secure voting rights for Hispanic immigrants?  YOU CHOOSE offers multiple perspectives on history, supporting Common Core reading standards and providing readers a front-row seat to the past.

About the Author

Michael Burgan has written numerous books for children and young adults during his nearly 20 years as a freelance writer. Many of his books have focused on U.S. history, geography, and the lives of world leaders. Michael has won several awards for his writing, and his graphic novel version of the classic tale Frankenstein (Stone Arch Books) was a Junior Library Guild selection.  Michael graduated from the University of Connecticut with a bachelor’s degree in history. He lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico, with his cat, Callie.

Product details

  • Age Range: 8 - 11 years
  • Grade Level: 3 - 7

  • Series: You Choose: History
  • Paperback: 112 pages
  • Publisher: Capstone Press (February 1, 2015)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1491418052
  • ISBN-13: 9781491418055

  • Product Dimensions: 5.2 x 0.3 x 7.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 4.8 ounces