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Author:
Phillip Abraham
Reading Level:
Early Elementary School
Genre:
Non Fiction
An illustrated biography of baseball and civil rights legend Jackie Robinson.
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:
Eloise Greenfield
Reading Level:
Late Elementary School
Genre:
Non Fiction
Story of a woman who fought against many challenges in the Post-Civil-War South in her effort to bring education to all children.
Author:
Ruth Vander Zee
Reading Level:
Early Elementary School,Late Elementary School,Middle School
Genre:
Fiction
The setting of this book is Mississippi in 1933, and the drama of racist cruelty and a white child's loss of innocence is elemental. A sad and poignant story about a period in American history, and on a more personal level, a son's disillusionment.
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.
Author:
Reeve Lindbergh
Reading Level:
Pre-School,Early Elementary School
Genre:
Non Fiction
A picture book biography of Bessie Coleman, a young African American girl who achieved her dream of flying a plane through the sky, despite the difficulties she encountered because of the color of her skin.
Author:
Harvey Fireside
Reading Level:
High School
Genre:
Non Fiction
A look at Plessy v. Ferguson, the legal proceedings that had a large impact on African Americans and preceded the Civil Rights Movement.
Author:
Toni Morrison
Reading Level:
High School
Genre:
Fiction
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A fictional story with historic background and photographs depicting students during the period of integration.
Author:
Eloise Greenfield
Reading Level:
Early Elementary School,Late Elementary School
Genre:
Non Fiction
A biography of Rosa Parks charting her life and role in the modern Civil Rights Movement.
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