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Author:
Marjorie Agosin
Reading Level:
Middle School
Genre:
Fiction
Celeste Marconi is a dreamer. She lives peacefully among friends and neighbors and family in the idyllic town of Valparaiso, Chile—until one day when warships are spotted in the harbor and schoolmates start disappearing from class without a word. Celeste doesn’t quite know what is happening, but
Author:
Veronica Lawlor
Reading Level:
Late Elementary School
Genre:
Fiction
In their own words, coupled with hand-painted collage illustrations, immigrants recall their arrival in the United States. Includes brief biographies and facts about the Ellis Island Oral History Project.
Author:
Carole Boston Weatherford
Reading Level:
Pre-School,Early Elementary School
Genre:
Fiction
Young children tap their feet, clap the beat, and are introduced to the rhythm of jazz as they read or listen to this story told in rhyme.
Author:
Jean Fritz
Reading Level:
Late Elementary School
Genre:
Fiction
The story of the Gettysburg Address, illustrated with watercolors and archival photographs.
Author:
Russell Freedman
Reading Level:
Late Elementary School,Middle School
Genre:
Non Fiction
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A documentary of child labor from the photographs of Lewis Hine.
Author:
Susan Campbell Bartoletti
Reading Level:
Late Elementary School,Middle School
Genre:
Non Fiction
Bartoletti highlights the roles that children and young adults played in American labor strikes during the 19th and early 20th centuries.
Author:
Tonya Bolden
Reading Level:
Late Elementary School,Middle School
Genre:
Non Fiction
Bolden brings readers close to the great leader, Martin Luther King, and to the civil rights movement through detailed historical analysis and extensive notes.
Author:
Doreen Rappaport
Reading Level:
Late Elementary School,Middle School
Genre:
Non Fiction
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An illustrated biography and chronology of Martin Luther King Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement era.
Author:
Deborah Hopkinson
Reading Level:
Early Elementary School,Late Elementary School
Genre:
Non Fiction
A picture-book biography of the first African-American First Lady.
Author:
Christine King Farris
Reading Level:
Early Elementary School,Late Elementary School,Middle School
Genre:
Non Fiction
Farris writes a stirring memoir of her younger brother, M.L., with a simple directness that will help young children understand the concept of segregation and the importance of Dr. King's message.
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