1968: Today’s Authors Explore a Year of Rebellion, Revolution, and Change

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ISBN-10: 1536208876
ISBN-13: 9781536208870
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1968: Today’s Authors Explore a Year of Rebellion, Revolution, and Change

Welcome to 1968 — a revolution in a book. Essays, memoirs, and more by fourteen award-winning authors offer unique perspectives on one of the world’s most tumultuous years. As thousands of Vietnamese and Americans were killed in war, students across four continents took over colleges and city streets. Assassins murdered Dr. King and Robert F. Kennedy. Generations battled, and the world wobbled on the edge of a vast change that was exhilarating one day and terrifying the next. As we face our own moments of crisis and division, 1968 reminds us that we’ve clashed before and found a way forward — and that looking back can help map a way ahead.

With contributions by:
Jennifer Anthony
Marc Aronson
Susan Campbell Bartoletti
Loree Griffin Burns
Paul Fleischman
Omar Figueras
Laban Carrick Hill
Mark Kurlansky
Lenore Look
David Lubar
Kate MacMillan
Kekla Magoon
Jim Murphy
Elizabeth Partridge

“The book’s strength lies in the way different voices and different angles come together into an integrated whole. Fascinating and accomplished.” — Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
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isbn-10/isbn-13:
1536208876 /  9781536208870
on sale date:
10/2019
type/format:
Anthology / Paperback
age range:
12 yrs and up
# of pages/size:
208 / 6" x 9"
grade range:
Grade 7 and up
 
subjects:
History; Social Science;
author’s comments:
Marc Aronson is the author and editor of many titles for young people, including War Is: Soldiers, Survivors, and Storytellers Talk about War, co-edited by Patty Campbell, and Master of Deceit: J. Edgar Hoover and America in the Age of Lies. Marc Aronson lives in New Jersey.

Susan Campbell Bartoletti is the author of many nonfiction books for young people, including Hitler Youth: Growing Up in Hitler’s Shadow, a Newbery Honor Book. She lives in Pennsylvania.
 
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