The Inside Guide: Civil Rights Heroes
Reading Level: 4-5
Interest Level: 4-6
Jesse Jackson has spent much of his life working for social justice and peace. Today he remains a key figure in civil rights affairs. This engaging biography details the origins of his activism, his close ties to fellow civil rights heroes, and his actions in the fight for civil rights. Readers use historical photographs, a timeline, and critical thinking questions to closely examine Jackson's place in the civil rights movement. They'll survey his work following that historical era, and his legacy today, developing a comprehensive view of one of the leading figures in the fight for racial justice.