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Parallel Lives

The Parallel Lives series explores the lives and legacies of two important figures born in the same year--the different struggles they faced and the way they responded to and shaped the world they were born into. Aligned with curriculum standards, these books also highlight key 21st Century content: Global Awareness, Civic Literacy, Health Literacy, and Economic Literacy. Thought-provoking content and hands-on activities encourage critical thinking and civic engagement. Books includes table of contents, glossary of key words, index, author biography, sidebars, and timeline.

Spring 2020 Cover: Born in 1818: Frederick Douglass and Amelia Bloomer

Born in 1818: Frederick Douglass and Amelia Bloomer

Born in 1818--learn how social reformers Frederick Douglass and Amelia Bloomer used their voices to stand up for abolitionism and women's rights. Aligned with curriculum standards, this book… More »

 
Spring 2020 Cover: Born in 1820: Harriet Tubman and Susan B. Anthony

Born in 1820: Harriet Tubman and Susan B. Anthony

Born in 1820--learn about abolitionist Harriet Tubman's pivotal role in the Underground Railroad and how women's rights activist Susan B. Anthony's voice lead the women's suffragist movement… More »

 
Spring 2020 Cover: Born in 1907: Rachel Carson and Frida Kahlo

Born in 1907: Rachel Carson and Frida Kahlo

Born in 1907--learn how environmentalist Rachel Carson and artist Frida Kahlo used their voices to break gender barriers in their fields and stand against the negative effects of… More »

 
Spring 2020 Cover: Born in 1919: Fred Korematsu and Jackie Robinson

Born in 1919: Fred Korematsu and Jackie Robinson

Born in 1919--learn how civil rights activist Fred Korematsu stood up against injustices to Japanese Americans and how professional baseball player Jackie Robinson challenged segregation… More »

 
Spring 2020 Cover: Born in 1929: Anne Frank and Martin Luther King Jr.

Born in 1929: Anne Frank and Martin Luther King Jr.

Born in 1929--learn how diarist Anne Frank used her voice to stand up for human dignity and how activist Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy impacted the civil rights movement. Aligned with… More »

 
Spring 2020 Cover: Born in 1930: Harvey Milk and Dolores Huerta

Born in 1930: Harvey Milk and Dolores Huerta

Born in 1930--learn how politician and activist Harvey Milk used his voice to overturn policies that targeted LGBT people and how labor reformer Dolores Huerta fought for working rights for… More »

 
Spring 2020 Cover: Born in 1947: Hillary Clinton and Temple Grandin

Born in 1947: Hillary Clinton and Temple Grandin

Born in 1947--learn how politician Hillary Clinton broke down gender barriers and how animal welfare pioneer Temple Grandin created new industry standards for the treatment of livestock… More »

 
Spring 2020 Cover: Born in 1954: Oprah Winfrey and Sonia Sotomayor

Born in 1954: Oprah Winfrey and Sonia Sotomayor

Born in 1954--learn how media executive and philanthropist Oprah Winfrey and Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor broke down gender and racial barriers in their fields. Aligned with… More »

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