Brown v. Board of Education

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

After a black third grader named Linda Brown was refused admission to an all-white school in 1950, the NAACP filed a lawsuit on her behalf. Brown v. Board of Education: The Struggle for Equal Education examines the individual stories behind this historic case, details of the Supreme Court decision, various challenges to the ruling around the country, and Linda Brown's legacy. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, informative captions and sidebars, a phonetic glossary,a time line, a Think-About-It section, and an index.

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Interest Level Grade 4 - Grade 7
Reading Level Grade 5
Genre Nonfiction
Category Social Studies
Copyright 2022
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2021-08-01
BISACS JNF007020, JNF007050, JNF018010
Dewey 344.73
Graphics Full-color photographs, Historical photographs
Dimensions 8 x 9.5
Lexile 940
Guided Reading Level X
ATOS Reading Level 5.8
ATOS Interest Level MG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 512348
Accelerated Reader® Points 1.0
Features Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Phonetics, Photo captions, Sources for further research, Suggested websites, Table of contents, and Timeline of key events
Online Resources


  • Fighting Inequalit Y
  • Separate, but Not Equal
  • Five Case S in One
  • A Historic Decision
  • Brown V. Board’s Impact
  • Think About It
  • Time Line
  • Glossary
  • Further Information
  • Index
Author: Barbara A. Somervill

Barbara A. Somervill is the author of many books for children. She also writes video scripts and textbooks. She loves learning and sees every writing project as a chance to learn new information or gain a new understanding. Somervill grew up in New York State, but she has also lived in Toronto, Canada; Canberra, Australia; California; and South Carolina. She is a graduate of Saint Lawrence University in Canton, New York, and currently lives with her husband in Simpsonville, South Carolina.