History is a story. See it brought to life in this graphic narrative beginning with the desegregation of schools in Little Rock, Arkansas, and spanning across the bus boycotts, the continued threat of Communism, and the resulting Vietnam War. Your students will experience the period through realistic renderings of famous historical figures, including President Kennedy, Buzz Aldrin, and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Natural dialogue along with narrative text provides readers two simultaneous yet different perspectives of pivotal events in American history.
©2009. Intermediate. 6 x 8 inches. Softcover, 54 pages.
Reading Level: 4.5 Lexile Level: 930L