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A different mirror for young people a history of multicultural America

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 -

Record details

  • 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: n-us---
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.
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