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Title:
The Ku Klux Klan
Author:
Heinrichs, Ann.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Chanhassen, Minn. : Child's World, [2003]

©2003
Physical Description:
40 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm.
Summary:
Briefly introduces the origins, history, actions, and impact of the Ku Klux Klan, a hate group that targets a wide range of ethnic, religious, and cultural groups in the United States.
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
Contents:
A reign of terror -- The birth of the Klan -- Reconstruction -- The Klan rises again -- The civil rights era -- Victories and defeats -- A larger picture of hate.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 5.8 0.5 61730.
ISBN:
9781567666465
Format :
Book

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Briefly introduces the origins, history, actions, and impact of the Ku Klux Klan, a hate group that targets a wide range of ethnic, religious, and cultural groups in the United States.


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School Library Journal Review

Gr 4-7-Abolitionists presents the history of slavery in the U.S. and includes brief portraits of men and women who participated in the movement. While the names of many of the people discussed will be familiar to young readers (Harriet Tubman, Sojourner Truth, Frederick Douglass, etc.), others will not. In its discussion of the horrors of slavery, the clearly written text avoids sensationalism. Ku Klux Klan also handles its topic in a straightforward manner. In language appropriate to the intended audience, the narrative covers the history of this hate group as its numbers have risen and fallen and risen again. Of particular interest is the final chapter in which the author acknowledges that the Klan has played a role in spawning other hate groups, and that the Internet has facilitated their growth. Both books are illustrated with archival photographs and pictures with informative captions. A publisher's Web site offering links to more information is listed, along with the assurance that the links are routinely checked. These books do not cover new ground, and they don't go into any great depth, but they are worthy additions.-Linda Greengrass, Bank Street College Library, New York City (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.


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Briefly introduces the origins, history, actions, and impact of the Ku Klux Klan, a hate group that targets a wide range of ethnic, religious, and cultural groups in the United States. Excerpted from The Ku Klux Klan: A Hooded Brotherhood by Ann Heinrichs All rights reserved by the original copyright owners. Excerpts are provided for display purposes only and may not be reproduced, reprinted or distributed without the written permission of the publisher.