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Author:
Christopher Curtis
Reading Level:
Middle School
Genre:
Fiction
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Elijah has the distinction of being the first child born in the Buxton Settlement, which was founded in Ontario in 1849 as a haven for former slaves. Narrator Elijah tells an episodic story that builds a broad picture of Buxton's residents before plunging into the dramatic events that take him ou
Author:
Pam Munoz Ryan
Reading Level:
Middle School
Genre:
Fiction
A little girl experiences the hardship of immigrating to a new country where she no longer has the status of a Mexican princess, but a Californian laborer.
Author:
Edith P. Mayo
Reading Level:
Middle School,High School,Adult
Genre:
Non Fiction
Details of the Smithsonian exhibition featuring gowns and clothing, personal belongings, White House and campaign memorabilia which examines the duties and role of the presidential wife.
Author:
James Agee
Reading Level:
Middle School,High School
Genre:
Non Fiction
A photographic and textual account of life of southern sharecroppers during the depression era.
Author:
Janet Bode
Reading Level:
Middle School,High School
Genre:
Non Fiction
Accounts of teenagers' experiences immigrating to the United States.
Author:
Sherry Ayazi-Hashjin
Reading Level:
Middle School
Genre:
Non Fiction
The author traces rap and hip-hop back to African music roots (drumming and the griot) to America and the blues, spirituals, and jazz.
Author:
Errol Lincoln Uys
Reading Level:
Middle School,High School
Genre:
Non Fiction
The author draws from several primary resources, accounting the experiences of teenagers traveling on the railroad in order to survive the Great Depression.
Author:
Nikki Giovanni
Reading Level:
Middle School,High School
Genre:
Fiction
An anthology of poetry from the Harlem Renaissance.
Author:
Avi Avi
Reading Level:
Middle School,High School
Genre:
Fiction
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The compelling story of how participation in the American Revolution shapes a young boy.
Author:
Mildred D. Taylor
Reading Level:
Middle School,High School,Adult
Genre:
Fiction
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In the stories Taylor tells the stories of her African American family in the Deep South during and after the Civil War, a time of ugly, painful racism.
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