1968: Today's Authors Explore a Year of Rebellion, Revolution, and Change

1968: Today's Authors Explore a Year of Rebellion, Revolution, and Change

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780763689933
Publisher: Candlewick Press
Publication date: 09/11/2018
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 242,213
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range: 12 - 17 Years

About the Author

Marc Aronson is the author and editor of many titles for young people, including War Is: Soldiers, Survivors, and Storytellers Talk about War, co-edited by Patty Campbell, and Master of Deceit: J. Edgar Hoover and America in the Age of Lies. Marc Aronson lives in New Jersey.

Susan Campbell Bartoletti is the author of many nonfiction books for young people, including Hitler Youth: Growing Up in Hitler’s Shadow, a Newbery Honor Book. She lives in Pennsylvania.

Table of Contents

Introduction vi

January-March

Nightly News-Winter Elizabeth Partridge 3

Biker's Ed Paul Fleischman 6

The Bed Guard Lenore Look 14

The Student View from Paris Kate MacMillan 26

April-June

Nightly News-Spring Elizabeth Partridge 38

The Death of the Dream Kekla Magoon 40

The Wrong Side of History Laban Carrick Hill 51

Gym Crow Jennifer Anthony 60

Robert F. Kennedy Mark Kurlansky 72

July-September

Nightly News-Summer Elizabeth Partridge 76

People, Get Ready Susan Campbell Bartoletti 78

Prague Spring Mark Kurlansky 94

Running with Sharp Schticks David Lubar 103

October-December

Nightly News-Fall Elizabeth Partridge 117

Student Sacrifices Omar Figueras 120

Running into History Jim Murphy 131

The Code Wars Loree Griffin Burns 140

Douglas Engelbart Marc Aronson 151

Author Notes 164

Source Notes 180

Selected Bibliography 193

Image Credits 194

Index 195

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