6888th Battalion and Military Achievement

From the Set 21st Century Skills Library

Black people have fought in every war the United States has been in, even when they weren't able to officially serve. Readers will discover the bravery and achievements of Black soldiers and units--including the storied 6888th battalion of tenacious Black women. 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.

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Interest Level Grade 5 - Grade 8
Reading Level Grade 5
Dewey 940.54/03
Lexile 1000L
ATOS Reading Level 6.4
Guided Reading Level Y
Language English
Publisher Cherry Lake Publishing
Available Formats Reinforced book (9781534199316), Paperback (9781668900451), PDF (9781668901892), ePub (9781668903339), Hosted ebook (9781668906217), Kindle (9781668904770)
Copyright 2022
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 is the History of Blacks in the Military?
  • Who was the 6888th Battalion?
  • Military Achievements and First
  • The Military Today
  • Making a Way Out of No Way!!!
  • Extend Your Learning
  • Glossary
  • Index
Activities for further learning
Author/Illustrator biography
Glossary of key words
Informative sidebars
Table of contents
Full-color photographs, Historical photographs