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  • Published: 2 January 2018
  • ISBN: 9780241315903
  • Imprint: Dorling Kindersley
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 48
  • RRP: $12.99

DK Reader: The Story Of Civil Rights


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The world's dramatic fights for equality written especially for young readers

From Gandhi to Malala, this book shines a spotlight on the amazing civil rights activists who refused to give up until they had achieved the same rights as fellow citizens.

Covering the suffragette movement, the US Civil Rights movement, the South African apartheid and the rights of Aborigines, DK Reader The Story of Civil Rights introduces children to the leaders of the movements, events that sparked protests and major turning points in the history of the campaigns.

DK's innovative range of levelled readers combines a highly visual approach with non-fiction narratives that children will love reading. DK Reader The Story of Civil Rights is a Level 2 reader, Beginning to Read, offering a delightful narrative for young children to encourage an interest in and desire to read. Simple sentences are used with an emphasis on frequently used words with strong visual clues and labels introducing and reinforcing vocabulary.

DK Reader The Story of Civil Rights features inspiring facts for children about those campaigning for racial and gender equality, and a quiz to boost reading comprehension.

Age Range: from 5 years

  • Pub date: 2 January 2018
  • ISBN: 9780241315903
  • Imprint: Dorling Kindersley
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 48
  • RRP: $12.99

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