Roots Summary
Alex Haley

Everything you need to understand or teach Roots by Alex Haley.

  • Roots Summary & Study Guide
  • 2 Student Essays
  • 1 Encyclopedia Article
  • 27 Literature Criticisms
  • ...and more
  • 30 Roots Lessons
  • 20 Activities
  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
  • 20 Essay Questions
  • Pre-Made Tests and Quizzes
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Roots Summary

Roots: The Saga of an American Family became a sensation immediately after its publication in 1976. It was adapted into a popular miniseries, and became one of the most-watched television programs in American history. Two sequels, The Next Generation and The Gift, quickly followed.

Roots appealed to readers of every background: for African American readers, the story inspired pride and a greater understanding of the past; and for readers of other ethnicities, it was a...

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