True Life: Frederick Douglass (TIME®: Informational Text) (Paperback)
Abolitionist, civil rights activist, orator, and author are all words that can be used to describe Frederick Douglass. Born into slavery, Douglass relied on his own determination and ingenuity to carve a path to freedom. Once free, he dedicated his life to improving the lives of others and fighting for justice and equality. Developed by Timothy Rasinski and featuring TIME content, this high-interest book includes essential text features like an index, captions, glossary, and table of contents. The intriguing sidebars, detailed images, and in-depth Reader's Guide require students to connect back to the text and encourage multiple readings. The Think Link and Dig Deeper! sections develop students' higher-order thinking skills. The Check It Out! section includes suggested books, videos, and websites for further reading. Aligned with state standards, this title features complex and rigorous content appropriate for students preparing for college and career readiness.
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