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An indigenous peoples' history of the United States for young people  Cover Image Book Book

An indigenous peoples' history of the United States for young people

Mendoza, Jean, (author.). Reese, Debbie, 1959- (author.). Dunbar-Ortiz, Roxanne, 1938- Adaptation of (work): Indigenous peoples' history of the United States. (Added Author).

Summary:

"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"-- Provided by publisher

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780807049396
  • ISBN: 0807049395
  • ISBN: 9781725420854
  • ISBN: 1725420856
  • Physical Description: ix, 270 pages : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts : Beacon Press, [2019]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction: This land -- Follow the corn -- Culture of conquest -- Cult of the covenant -- Bloody footprints -- The birth of a nation -- Jefferson, Jackson, and the pursuit of indigenous homelands -- Sea to shining sea -- Indigenous lands become "Indian country" -- The persistence of sovereignty -- Indigenous action, indigenous rights -- "Water is life": indigenous resistance in the twenty-first century.
Target Audience Note:
1220L lexile
Sentence length: 5 (very hard) Word frequency: 1 (very easy) Lexile.
Awards Note:
American Indian Youth Literature Award Honor Book, 2020
Subject: Indians of North America > Historiography > Juvenile literature.
Indians of North America > Colonization > Juvenile literature.
Indians, Treatment of > United States > History > Juvenile literature.
United States > Colonization > Juvenile literature.
United States > Race relations > Juvenile literature.
United States > Politics and government > Juvenile literature.
Indians of North America > Historiography.
Indians of North America > Colonization.
Indians, Treatment of > United States > History.
United States > Colonization.
United States > Race relations.
United States > Politics and government.
Indians of North America > Historiography.
Indians of North America > Colonization.
Indians > Treatment > History.
United States > Colonization.
United States > Race relations.
Colonization.
Indians of North America > Colonization.
Indians of North America > Historiography.
Indians, Treatment of.
Politics and government.
Race relations.
United States.
Genre: Young adult literature.
Creative nonfiction.
History.
Juvenile works.
Young adult non-fiction.
Creative nonfiction.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at State Library of Alabama.

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