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Exposing Hidden Worlds: How Jacob Riis' Photos Became Tools for Social Reform

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President Theodore Roosevelt called Jacob Riis "the best American I ever knew." The pioneering photojournalist, an immigrant from Denmark, drew attention to the poverty and evils of slum life in the late 1800s. Riis won national acclaim when his photos illustrated his bestselling book How the Other Half Lives. The book focused on the difficult time immigrants faced as thousands of newcomers flooded into the United States each year. Riis called for reform and hoped to prod government officials to help the poor people who were forced to live under horrible conditions. The impact of Riis' photos came from capturing the poor and homeless as they lived and worked, with the subjects' eyes often staring directly into the camera. The great photographer Ansel Adams called them "magnificent achievements in the field of humanistic photography." But the reforms that came from Riis' work have not eliminated urban poverty and homelessness, and important work remains to be done. This item is a Capsto

 
Dewey362.5/524092
GenreInformational
  
Reading LevelGrades 5-7
Interest LevelGrades 5-9
GRLZ
ATOS Level7
AR Points2
AR Quiz #189641
  
Text TypeNarrative Nonfiction
  
ISBN978-0-7565-5636-5
PublisherCompass Point Books
Copyright2018
  
Page Dimensions0" x 0"
Page Count0
LanguagesEnglish
Duo (Hardcover plus Interactive eBook)
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Exposing Hidden Worlds: How Jacob Riis' Photos Became Tools for Social Reform

Exposing Hidden Worlds: How Jacob Riis' Photos Became Tools for Social Reform

President Theodore Roosevelt called Jacob Riis "the best American I ever knew." The pioneering photojournalist, an immigrant from Denmark, drew attention to ...

Award Winners Reviewed Titles Accelerated Reader
ISBN 9780756556181
Format Hardcover
Series Captured History

S/L Price
$26.49

Copyright Dewey Interest Level Reading Level ATOS GRL Lexile
2018 362 Grades 5-9 Grades 5-7 7 Z
Exposing Hidden Worlds: How Jacob Riis' Photos Became Tools for Social Reform

Exposing Hidden Worlds: How Jacob Riis' Photos Became Tools for Social Reform

President Theodore Roosevelt called Jacob Riis "the best American I ever knew." The pioneering photojournalist, an immigrant from Denmark, drew attention to ...

Reviewed Titles Capstone Interactive Accelerated Reader
ISBN 9780756556242
Format Capstone Interactive eBook
Series Captured History

S/L Price
$39.99

Copyright Dewey Interest Level Reading Level ATOS GRL Lexile
2018 362 Grades 5-9 Grades 5-7 7 Z
Hardcover Price: $26.49
 
 
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