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A different mirror for young people : a history of multicultural America / by Ronald Takaki ; adapted by Rebecca Stefoff.

Stefoff, Rebecca, 1951- (Author). Takaki, Ronald T., 1939-2009 Different mirror. (Added Author).

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Homer Public Library YA 305 STE 000139914 Teen Corner -- Nonfiction Place on copy / volume Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781609804848
  • ISBN: 1609804848
  • ISBN: 9781609804169
  • ISBN: 1609804163
  • Physical Description: vi, 377 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Seven Stories Press, ©2012.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 341-359) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
My story, our story -- Why a different mirror? -- Removing the "savages" -- The hidden origins of slavery -- The road to the reservation -- Life in slavery -- The flight from Ireland -- The war against Mexico -- From China to Gold Mountain -- Dealing with the Indians -- The Japanese and "money trees" -- Jews are pushed from Russia -- Up from Mexico -- Blacks arrive in northern cities -- World War II and America's ethnic problem -- Calls for change -- New waves of newcomers -- "We will all be minorities."
Summary, etc.:
Focusing on a variety of groups-Jews, Chinese, Japanese, Africans, Irish, Mexicans, Afghans, Vietnamese, and more-this volume tells America's story through the millions of people who came here seeking the opportunity.
Target Audience Note:
Grades 7-10.
Subject: Minorities > United States > History > Juvenile literature.
Cultural pluralism > United States > History > Juvenile literature.
Cultural pluralism.
Ethnic relations.
Minorities.
Race relations.
Minorities > United States > History > Juvenile literature.
Cultural pluralism > United States > History > Juvenile literature.
Minorities > History. > United States.
Cultural pluralism > History. > United States.
Minorities > History.
Multiculturalism.
United States > Race relations > Juvenile literature.
United States > Ethnic relations > Juvenile literature.
United States.
United States > Race relations > Juvenile literature.
United States > Ethnic relations > Juvenile literature.
United States > Race relations.
United States > Ethnic relations.
Genre: History.
Juvenile works.