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      Defining Moments Online

      By: Omnigraphics
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      Features the full text of the Defining Moments series—in-depth summaries of 30 "moments" that changed the nation and the world, from the Battle of Gettysburg to the events of September 11. Defining Moments Online features all the elements from the printed volumes, including narrative overviews, primary source documents, more than 1,000 images, biographies, timelines, and glossaries.

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      Web Price: $199.00

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      American Indian Removal and the Trail to Wounded Knee

      By: Laurie Collier Hillstrom
      Library binding. 250 pages. 2010.
      978-0-7808-1129-4.

      Provides a detailed account of American Indian Removal policy and its culmination at the massacre at Wounded Knee, including its social and political legacy in modern America. Includes a narrative overview, biographies, primary source documents, and other helpful features.

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      Web Price: $54.00

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  • November is National Diabetes Month

    Diabetes is one of the most common chronic diseases in children and adolescents, and the incidence of the disease in people under the age of 20 has increased significantly over the last decade. Even type 2 diabetes, which used to occur almost exclusively in adults, is now appearing more often in this group. Teens with diabetes and their families face unique challenges coping with the disease.

    National Diabetes Month focuses attention on issues related to diabetes and the people who are impacted by it, and is a chance to raise awareness about steps people can take to prevent and the disease.

    free resource button small  November is National Diabetes MonthThis chapter, from Diabetes Information for Teens, 2nd Edition, provides information and resources for teens about finding diabetes-friendly recipes and cookbooks.

    Comprehensive information about the risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of diabetes in teens and is available in Diabetes Information for Teens, 2nd Edition.

    Posted: November 23, 2014

  • American Indian Heritage Month

    American Indian Heritage Month, celebrated annually in November, is an opportunity to learn more about some of the difficult stories from Native American history. The forced removal of American Indians from their native lands, which lead to the massacre at Wounded Knee, is part of that history.

    free resource button small  American Indian Heritage Month This chapter from Defining Moments: American Indian Removal and the Trail to Wounded Knee reveals what happened right before and during the massacre.

    Additional information about the events leading up to and following the massacre at Wounded Knee, plus biographies of the key players and related primary source documents, can be found in Defining Moments: American Indian Removal and the Trail to Wounded Knee.

    Posted: November 17, 2014