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Author:
Ellen Levine
Reading Level:
Middle School,High School,Adult
Genre:
Non Fiction
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Japanese Americans reflect on their years spent in internment camps as children or young adults. They discuss the process of being forced from their homes, and their ability to make the prisons more livable despite oppressive conditions.
Author:
Supriya Kelkar
Reading Level:
Middle School
Genre:
Fiction
It is 1942 and 10-year-old Anjali's mother has joined India's freedom struggle. Anjali gets unwillingly involved in the turmoil. She has to give up her biases against the Dalit community, or the so-called untouchables, and sacrifice her foreign-made clothes for khadi. When her world turns upside dow
Author:
Carole Boston Weatherford
Reading Level:
Early Elementary School,Late Elementary School
Genre:
Fiction
Connie, a fictional young girl, witnesses the student sit-ins at the lunchcounter in Greensboror, North Carolina. Her family is involved in NAACP voter registration, sit-ins, and picketing during the civil rights moevement.
Author:
Amy Littlesugar
Reading Level:
Late Elementary School,Middle School
Genre:
Fiction
A children's story illustrating what happens when a southern black school gains a young white teacher from the north during the Civil Rights era.
Author:
Yvette Moore
Reading Level:
High School
Genre:
Fiction
A 14 year old girl experiences prejudice for the first time when she travels south to visit family.
Author:
Deborah Wiles
Reading Level:
Late Elementary School,Middle School
Genre:
Fiction
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Best friends, one black one white, experience the negatives of segregation during summer vacation when they are prohibited from doing what they love like swimming, and eating together.
Author:
Russell Freedman
Reading Level:
Late Elementary School,Middle School
Genre:
Non Fiction
Author Russel Freedman draws on the best of the personal stories and historical accounts of the leaders and ordinary heroes of the Montgomery Bus Boycott to provide a dramatic overview of the how the 381-day resistance to segregated buses spearheaded the civil rights movement.
Author:
Wade Hudson
Reading Level:
Early Elementary School
Genre:
Non Fiction
This easy-to-read biography describes the early lives of Richard Alle, Harriet Tubman, Mary Church Terrell, Medgar Evers, and Fannie Lou Hamer.
Author:
Floyd Cooper
Reading Level:
Late Elementary School
Genre:
Fiction
Little Mazie wants the freedom to stay up late, but her father explains what freedom really means in the story of Juneteenth, and how her ancestors celebrated their true freedom.
Author:
Susan Taylor Brown
Reading Level:
Early Elementary School,Late Elementary School
Genre:
Biography
Illustrated biography of Robert Smalls.
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