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Globetrotter Year Four

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     The literature books this year cover a wide range of history and social issues.  From the Underground Railroad to illegal immigration, students will be presented facts and feelings from people who lived the history.

Brady by Jean Fritz
(Underground Railroad)

Mr. Lincoln's Drummer by G. Clifton Wisler
(Civil War)

Shades of Gray by Carolyn Reeder
(Reconstruction Era)

Fair Weather by Richard Peck
(1893 Chicago's World Fair)

Voyage on the Great Titanic The Diary of Margaret Ann Brady, R.M.S. Titanic 1912 (Dear America Series) by Ellen Emerson White

Out of the Dust by Karen Hesse
(The Depression Era)

Weedflower by Cynthia Kadohata
(Japanese Internment during WW II)

Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred D. Taylor
(Life for Blacks in the South prior to the Civil Rights Movement)

Crossing the Wire by Will Hobbs
(Illegal Immigration from Mexico into the United States)