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#NotYourPrincess

Voices of Native American Women

edited by Lisa Charleyboy & Mary Beth Leatherdale
edition: eBook
  • age: 14 to 18
  • Grade: 9 to 12
tagged: aboriginal & indigenous, girls & women

 

Whether looking back to a troubled past or welcoming a hopeful future, the powerful voices of Indigenous women across North America resound in this book. In the same style as the best-selling Dreaming in Indian, #Not Your Princess presents an eclectic collection of poems, essays, interviews, and art that combine to express the experience of being …

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Five Thousand Years of Slavery

by Marjorie Gann & Janet Willen
edition: Paperback
  • age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 7 to 12
tagged: customs, traditions, anthropology

When they were too impoverished to raise their families, ancient Sumerians sold their children into bondage. Slave women in Rome faced never-ending household drudgery. The ninth-century Zanj were transported from East Africa to work the salt marshes of Iraq. Cotton pickers worked under terrible duress in the American South.

Ancient history? Tragical …

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