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Diary Entry: A Writing Prompt for THE SECRET PROJECT

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THE SECRET PROJECT by Jonah Winter and Jeanette Winter offers an entry into study of the atomic bomb and the secrecy surrounding wartime scientific discovery. Classes and families can use this book as a jumping-off point for learning about the events and tensions that brought the world to its current state of nuclear proliferation. Here we provide a writing prompt that could be incorporated into language arts, history, social studies or science curriculum.

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Two Friends: A Picture Book of Tea, Truth, and Equal Rights

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Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass: Two Friends by Dean Robbins, illustrated by Sean Qualls and Selina Alko, makes connections between the struggles for civil rights by women and African Americans through simple prose, striking parallels, and moving multi-media art. It’s a welcome addition to any home, library or classroom.