Historically Black Colleges and Universities
From the Set 21st Century Skills Library
Readers will learn more about the history, traditions, and modern achievements of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). From Howard University and homecoming celebrations to all the amazing graduates of HBCUs, students will discover what makes these institutions so special and vital to America. The Racial Justice in America: Excellence and Achievement series celebrates Black achievement and culture, while exploring racism in a comprehensive, honest, and age-appropriate way. Developed in conjunction with educator, advocate, and author Kelisa Wing to reach children of all races and encourage them to approach our history with open eyes and minds. Books include 21st Century Skills and content, activities created by Wing, table of contents, glossary, index, author biography, sidebars, and educational matter.
|Interest Level||Grade 5 - Grade 8|
|Reading Level||Grade 5|
|ATOS Reading Level||6.2|
|Guided Reading Level||Y|
|Publisher||Cherry Lake Publishing|
|Available Formats||Reinforced book (9781534199293), Paperback (9781668900437), PDF (9781668901878), ePub (9781668903315), Hosted ebook (9781668906194), Kindle (9781668904756)|
|Number of Pages||32|
|Dimensions||7 x 9|
|Graphics||Full-color photographs, Historical photographs|
Author: Kelisa Wing
Kelisa Wing, Hedreich Nichols, and Leigh Ann Erickson are all authors, educators, and activists working to promote anti-racism and equality in our schools and beyond.
- What are HBCUs?
- The History of HBCUs
- Famous People Who Attended HBCUs
- HBCUs Today
- Making a Way Out of No Way!!!
- Extend Your Learning
|Activities for further learning|
|Glossary of key words|
|Table of contents|
|Full-color photographs, Historical photographs|