Religion and Free Speech
Religion and Free Speech covers events ranging from the Charlie Hebdo attacks in France to prayer in schools to denying service to gay customers, exploring how free speech and religious freedom overlap and sometimes conflict in modern society.
Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.
Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
|Interest Level||Grade 6 - Grade 12|
|Reading Level||Grade 8|
|BISACS||JNF049000, JNF043000, JNF053140|
|Number of Pages||112|
|Title Format||Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks|
|Dimensions||6.25 x 9.25|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||NOT AR|
|Features||Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Reviewed, Sources for further research, and Table of contents|
|Online Resources||FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network|
Special Reports Set 1 – School Library Connection
This series presents information that is current and relevant. Each book contains Source Notes by chapter, Additional Resources, and Essential Facts…Also included are colored textboxes that highlight important points and facts. Anecdotal stories in quotes and offset fonts are inserted throughout to make the narrative more interesting and personal to the readers. Some of the topics may be controversial in some communities, though all are presented in a factual manner free of bias.
Special Reports Set 1 - School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
There is a range of topics, some of which are considered contentious or controversial, but the authors approach them from multiple viewpoints with sensitivity, balance, and impartiality. The topics are well-researched and indexed…the text is clear and accessible. The use of boxes, charts, and color photos successfully adds information while providing relief from the formal text. Beneficial for research projects, but also useful for general interest reading and to encourage critical thinking about complicated issues.