And Still I Rise: Black America Since MLK is a companion to a PBS series of the same name and chronicles the last 50 years of black history and culture in an illustrated timeline featuring
“An important and poetic look at life in WWII U.S. Japanese-American internment camps but one that fails to engage young readers with an empathetic main character.”
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“. . . an interesting and accessible take on comics’ place in literature, popular culture, and women’s history.”
“. . . does an excellent job of telling the story of one of America’s finest and darkest episodes in World War II . . .”
“Mr. Burgin insists that the free-market era has still not ended, despite the market meltdown . . . Capitalism survives.”
In this carefully prepared history dominated by the larger-than-life player Babe Ruth, author Robert Fitts corrects the errors of previous books about the famous baseball tour of Japan 1934.
“President Clinton goes on to make an extremely detailed list of 46 steps government could take to make our society and our economy function better.
“To the Mountaintop speaks to the power of the press in both accelerating and deepening public awareness of inequality, as journalists such as Ms.
“Beyond classrooms, general readers will likely find a few of the selections compelling and the rest boorish and preachy.
“Accessible to both undergraduates and postgraduates, this is an excellent statistical study.
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Part biography, part multimedia art smorgasbord, John’s Secret Dreams: The Life of John Lennon is more than just a nonfiction picture book: It’s a work of art itself.