The Tuskegee Airmen

The Black American Journey
  • Interest Level: Grade 4 - Grade 7
  • Reading Level: Grade 5

In a time when the U.S. military was segregated, the Tuskegee Airmen proved that blacks could fight as well and with as much courage as anyone. Learn about this group of exceptional pilots, whose outstanding flying and performances paved the way for the integration of the military. Additional features include detailed captions and sidebars, critical-thinking questions, a phonetic glossary, an index, and sources for further research.

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978-1-5038-5373-7
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Interest Level Grade 4 - Grade 7
Reading Level Grade 5
Genre Nonfiction
Category Social Studies
Copyright 2021
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2021-01-01
BISACS JNF007020, JNF007050, JNF018010
Dewey 940.54
Graphics Full-color photographs, Historical photographs
Dimensions 8 x 9.5
Lexile 1010
Guided Reading Level X
ATOS Reading Level 6.5
ATOS Interest Level MG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 513727
Accelerated Reader® Points 1.0
Features Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Phonetics, Photo captions, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Starred, Suggested websites, Table of contents, and Timeline of key events
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  • In a Time of War
  • The Tuskegee Army Air Field
  • Training and Deployment
  • Proving Themselve S
  • Hard-Won Recognition
  • A Double Victory
  • Think About It
  • Time Line
  • Glossary
  • Further Information
  • Index

Reviews

A noteworthy review of The Black American Journey from School Library Journal on April 1, 2021

To say ‘Lincoln freed the slaves’ is too simplistic to be real history. Students should learn the actual reasons for his actions. Black Americans have withstood horrific conditions throughout American history and these books speak to their heartbreaking struggles and… View →