Discover the stories of the real people and events that shaped American history in the Real Stories from My Time series. Perfect for book reports with full-page illustrations throughout, these nonfiction chapter books also include historical photos, maps, a timeline, a glossary, and a bibliography at the back. Plus, in each book, an American Girl historical character shares a bit of her own fictional story.
In 1963, people from all over the country came together to fight for equal rights for African Americans. The March on Washington was a peaceful protest and the setting for Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech. But what did it take to get there? Learn about the inspiring people and incredible acts of courage that led to this historic march.
Plus, American Girl Melody shares her own experiences growing up during the civil rights movement and dealing with discrimination.
Bonnie Bader has written several biographies and nonfiction books for young readers. She lives in Brooklyn, New York, with her family.