Dear Teachers, Librarians, and other Educators,
What do we tell our students about the history of slavery in America, its role in the founding of our nation, the fight over Confederate monuments, and the causes behind the Civil War?
In light of recent events, these questions have become more pressing than ever.
To help you address them, I will offer a limited number of FREE classroom Skype sessions. These online sessions will take place in October and November 2017, subject to my availability, at a time your class is meeting.
I hope to engage you and your students in a conversation about this important subject, allowing ample time for student comments and questions. The material I present will be drawn from my recent book, In the Shadow of Liberty: The Hidden History of Slavery, Four Presidents, and Five Black Lives, as well as earlier books, including Don’t Know Much About the Civil War.
IN THE SHADOW OF LIBERTY
•Notable Children’s Books-2017 ALSC/ALA
•A FINALIST for 2017 Award for Excellence in Young Adult Nonfiction by YALSA — the Young Adult Library Services Association of the American Library Association.
•Named as one of the BEST CHILDREN’S AND YOUNG ADULT BOOKS OF 2016 by the Washington Post
If you would like to be considered for a FREE Skype session, please email [email protected]
or use the CONTACT page on this website. Please include school name and location, grade level and class size with your request. Multiple classes are welcome.
Comments about my new book can be found on this page of this site.
I hope to hear from you.
And remember, if you don’t know much, just ask!
Kenneth C. Davis