The “March” Trilogy was written by civil rights icon John Lewis, in collaboration with co-writer Andrew Aydin and award-winning graphic artist Nate Powell. All three volumes illustrate the story of Lewis’s commitment to nonviolent protest in the pursuit of social justice.
20th Century US Conflicts: The Rise of a Superpower
By Vermont Humanities | May 25, 2018
The Spanish-American War and its related conflict in the Philippines marked the debut of the United States as a world power. How have successive wars increased that power – or callled it into question?
These novels richly illustrate coming-of-age themes against the backdrop of World War II with three memorable protagonists- an Army bombardier, a girl on the American homefront, and a teenage survivor of the Nazi genocide.
When Cultures Meet: First Contact in the Lake Champlain Basin
By Vermont Humanities | April 5, 2018
In fiction and nonfiction, the series explores the ramifications of contact between Europeans and the native inhabitants in the Champlain Basin and New England generally, and the ensuing history of the region.
This series deals with the experiences of Mexicans living in the United States, from the struggles of migrant farmworkers and day laborers in California to coming of age stories of Chicanos as U.S. citizens.