Overcoming Prejudice by Tracey Baptiste
  

Synopsis

Overcoming Prejudice by Tracey Baptiste

Prejudice exists in many forms. People discriminate against one another based on race, religion, weight, gender, and more. Overcoming Prejudice provides readers with multiple true stories of people who have faced various prejudices and describes how they dealt with it. A final chapter gives readers tips for how to improve their communication skills and prevent stereotyping in their communities. History and current events topics covered include: Brown vs. Board of Education of Topeka; Cesar Chavez's fight for unions; the fight for women's right to vote; Japanese Americans who fought for the United States in World War II; lobbying for laws that help students with special education needs and physical disabilities thrive in school; Moses Fleetwood Walker and Jackie Robinson as the first African-Americans in pro baseball; and Native American leaders.

Reviews

These well-written texts provide substantive advice on handling social issues... The information is well-researched and up-to-date...solid resources. -School Library Journal

About the Author

Tracey Baptiste is the author of the young adult novel Angel's Grace, which was named one of the 100 Best Books for Reading and Sharing in 2005 by New York City public librarians. For Chelsea House, she wrote Being a Leader and Making Decisions in the Character Education series.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
128 pages

Author

Tracey Baptiste
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Publisher

Chelsea House Publishers

Publication date

15th May 2009

ISBN

9781604131192


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