How did African Americans help conquer the Old West? With primary source photos, infographics, timelines, and easy-to-read text, younger readers will learn about the African American men known as Buffalo Soldiers, who served on the Western frontier. As they follow along, readers will learn about the lives of many African American men and women who acted heroically for their country even as they faced hardship and discrimination.
With primary source photos, infographics, timelines, and easy-to-read text, BOLT’s All-American Fighting Forces series reveals the little-known history of men and women who acted heroically for their country even as they faced hardship and discrimination. Each nonfiction book focuses on a particular fighting force that represents America’s diverse society and history. Helpful glossaries and indexes in each volume direct readers to the most important terms and topics.
The books in the BOLT 1 series feature high-interest topics that students with a 3rd through 5th grade primary reading level will return to again and again. Easy-to-read text helps kids understand the material and enjoy the reading experience. Packed with dynamic photos, charts, diagrams, fun facts, and infographics, BOLT’s attention-grabbing titles are sure to have your readers coming back for more.