Multcolib Kids Picks: 6-8th Grade--You're History! Fact and Fiction
Annotation:In the 1950s and 1960s, the Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission compiled secret files on more than 87,000 private citizens in the most extensive state spying program in U.S. history. Its mission: to save segregation.
Annotation:On March 2, 1955, fifteen-year-old Colvin, fed up with the daily injustices of segregation, refused to give her seat to a white woman on a bus in Montgomery, Alabama. Instead of being celebrated, Colvin found herself shunned by her classmates and dismissed by community leaders.
Annotation:Nineteen-year-old Sarah masquerades as a man during the Civil War, serving as a nurse on the battlefield and a spy for the Union Army, escaping from the Confederates, and falling in love with one of her fellow soldiers.
Annotation:The race to build the atomic bomb is not just a story of science. Learn about the people who helped build it, and the spies who wanted to share its secrets with other countries.
Annotation:The Triple Nickles were trained to be the first African-American paratroopers during World War II but were never called into combat, because white soldiers didn't want to fight alongside them. Discover their history.
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