Aylesworth, Thomas G. and Virginia L. Aylesworth.
State Reports. Northern New England.
New York: Chelsea House Publishers, 1991. Covers Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont, giving data on climate, industries, plants and animals, history, famous people and an address to write for more information.
Girl’s Are Equal Too, The Women’s
Movement for Teenagers.
New York: Atheneum, 1976. Discusses historic and modern views of women’s capabilities, and deals with issues such as marriage and careers.
Croom, Emily Anne.
Unpuzzling Your Past, A Basic
Guide to Genealogy
. Whitehall, VA: Betterway Publications, 1983. Chapter 7 has lists of questions to ask in interviews.
New York: E.P. Dutton, 1980. Pictures of children going through Ellis Island living in tenements, working in factories. Text describes their experience.
Hillside, NJ: Enslow Publishers, Inc., 1989. For more capable readers (6th grade or above). Discusses discrimination on the basis of race, religion, and ethnic group; hate groups, civil rights, what keeps prejudice alive, language of bigotry, and how to make a difference in your community.
Gersten, Irene Fandel and Betsy Bliss.
Prejudice, Either Way It Doesn’t Make Sense.
New York: Franklin Watts, Inc., 1974. With concrete examples, this book deals with what prejudice is, how it feels, and what you can do about it. Sources for teachers and readings for children listed.
Jennings, Jerry E., Ed.
Grand Rapids, MI: The Fideler Company, 1977. Covers New England states plus Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia.
Recent American Immigrants.
New York: Franklin Watts, 1990. This series includes Asian Indians, Chinese, Cubans and Caribbean Islanders, Eastern Europeans, Filipinos, Koreans, Mexicans, and Southeast Asians. History, culture, and famous people.
The Jewish Americans, A History
in Their Own Worlds 1650-1950.
Experiences of ordinary people taken from such sources as letters and diaries.
Lattimore, Eleanor Frances.
A Smiling Face.
New York: William Morrow and Company, 1973. The story of seven-year-old Grace Piper includes a friendship with Ruby Morrison, a black girl whose family has just moved into the neighborhood in Freedom, Kentucky.
Taylor, Mildred D.
New York: Dial Books for Young Readers, 1987. This short story gives a glimpse of race relations in the 1930’s in Mississippi through the eyes of nine-year-old Cassie and her brothers.