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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:
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:
Jewell Parker Rhodes
Reading Level:
High School,Middle School
Genre:
Fiction
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Twelve-year-old Jerome is shot by a police officer who mistakes his toy gun for a real threat. As a ghost, he observes the devastation that's been unleashed on his family and community in the wake of what they see as an unjust and brutal killing. Soon Jerome meets another ghost: Emmett Till, a boy f
Author:
Patricia McKissack
Reading Level:
Late Elementary School,Early Elementary School
Genre:
Fiction
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A young girl learns to overcome adversity during the Civil Rights movement.
Author:
Jerry Stanley
Reading Level:
Late Elementary School,Middle School,High School
Genre:
Non Fiction
Based on interviews and personal recollections, this book intertwines the experiences of Shi Nomura, a high school senior about to propose to his girlfriend, with the larger historical narrative of Japanese internment.
Author:
Jim Haskins
Reading Level:
Early Elementary School
Genre:
Non Fiction
This brief autobiography introduces readers to Rosa Parks and the Montgomery bus boycott.
Author:
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Reading Level:
Late Elementary School,Middle School
Genre:
Non Fiction
An illustrated version of the famous speech by Civil Rights leader, Martin Luther King Jr.
Author:
Vivien Owens
Reading Level:
Late Elementary School,Middle School,High School,Adult
Genre:
Fiction
This fictional story tells of a young woman's encounter with American Civil Rights leader and educator Mary McLeod Bethune and its impact on her life.
Author:
Phillip Abraham
Reading Level:
Early Elementary School
Genre:
Non Fiction
An illustrated biography of baseball and civil rights legend Jackie Robinson.
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