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Weatherford, Carole Boston

Summary: The story of Fannie Lou Hamer, who was a champion of civil rights; despite fierce prejudice and abuse, from the 1950s until her death in 1977.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV VOI

Freedman, Russell

Summary: To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 1965 march for voting rights from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama, Newbery Medalist Freedman presents a riveting account of this pivotal event in the history of civil rights.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J323.1196 FRE

Patrick, Denise Lewis

Summary: The A Girl Named series tells the stories of how ordinary American girls grew up to be extraordinary American women. Rosa Parks refused to give up her bus seat to a white passenger in 1955, but how did she come to be so brave?

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2018

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Beginning Readers - Rising Reader (Purple), Call number: JBR PURPLE PAL

Summary: Contains interviews with some of the protesters. In May of 1963, Martin Luther King, Jr. asked black people of Birmingham, Alabama to go to jail in the cause of racial equality. The adults were afraid to go to jail and so the school children marched and over 5000 of them were arrested. This lead to President Kennedy sponsoring the 1964 Civil Rights Act and the march on Washington. Portions of...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Southern Poverty Law Center 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC MIG

Summary: The life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., from the beginnings of the Civil Rights movement in Montgomery, Alabama, and culminating with his assassination in Memphis in 1968. Including archival footage, this film is an indispensable primary resource of a pivotal moment in American and world history. Originally screened in theaters for only a single night in 1970.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC KIN

Levinson, Cynthia.

Summary: Discusses the events of the 4,000 African American students who marched to jail to secure their freedom in May 1963.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Peachtree Publishers 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 323.1196 LEV

Albee, Sarah

Summary: Profiles the civil rights leader, discussing his career as a pastor, his fight for African American rights, and his legacy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JBR Blue KIN

Meltzer, Brad

Summary: Presents an illustrated biography of the man who spent his life pursuing his dream of equality and peace and was at the forefront of the civil rights movement until his assassination in 1968.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books For Young Readers 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 KIN

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 King 2016
1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 King 2016

Bader, Bonnie

Summary: An introduction to the life Martin Luther King, Jr. Including how he organized the Montgomery Bus Boycott and African American people across the country in support of the right to vote, desegregation, and other basic civil rights.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2008

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 KIN

Jazynka, Kitson.

Summary: Introduces the life and legacy of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2012

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Summary: This story begins on the steps on the Lincoln Memorial in August 1963 when a 34-year-old preacher galvanized millions with his dream for an America free of racism. It comes to a bloody end almost five years later on a motel balcony in Memphis, Tennessee. In the years since those events unfolded, the man at the center, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., has become a mythic figure, a minister whose...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2005

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Summary: "In the hot and deadly summer of 1964, the nation could not turn away from Mississippi. Over 10 memorable weeks known as Freedom Summer, more than 700 student volunteers joined with organizers and local African Americans in a historic effort to shatter the foundations of white supremacy in one of the nation's most segregated states ... even in the face of intimidation, physical violence, and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV FRE

Mills, Kay.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton 1993

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 HAMMER, FANNIE LOU MIL

Lee, Sally

Summary: "Discusses the history and importance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, as well as ways that Americans celebrate it."--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pebble, a Capstone imprint 2019

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 394.2 LEE

Mara, Wil.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Introduces the children to Rosa Parks who is a true American hero.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2015

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Deal, Heidi

Summary: "Offers 12 different views on the fight for racial equality. Each page explores what happened during the Civil Rights Movement and how it affected different people, and includes interesting sidebars, questions to consider, and historical images."--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 12 Story Library 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 973 DEA

King, Martin Luther

Summary: Presents the text of the famous speech given on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. by Martin Luther King, Jr., complemented by paintings illustrating the ideals the civil rights leader described.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Schwartz & Wade Books 2012

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 323.092 KIN

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1 available in Multi-Media Kits, Call number: KIT J ORANGE I

Summary: Master documentary filmmaker Raoul Peck envisions the book James Baldwin never finished. The result is a radical, up-to-the-minute examination of race in America, using Baldwin's original words and a flood of rich archival material. A journey into black history that connects the past of the Civil Rights movement to the present of #BlackLivesMatter.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Magnolia Home Entertainment 2017

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA I

Mahoney, Emily Jankowski

Summary: The American Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and 1960s marked a shift in how African Americans were treated in the United States. This volume highlights the important events and figures that made this movement successful. The book introduces readers to important activists who fought for civil rights by raising their voices and refusing to accept unfair laws. Photographs and primary sources...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PowerKids Press 2017

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Contents: God will take care of you ; Jacob's ladder (3:15) -- Steal away ; Nobody knows the trouble I've seen (2:33) -- Come by here (1:16) -- Berlin wall (0:57) -- We shall not be moved (2:03) -- Oh, freedom! (1:13) -- If you miss me from the back of the bus (1:04) -- Woke up this morning with my mind stayed on freedom (1:23) -- Which side are you on? ; Keep your eye on the prize (2:41) -- Everybody...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Smithsonian Folkways Recordings 2006

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD FOLK SEL

Schwartz, Heather E.

Summary: "Uses primary sources to tell the story of the Freedom Riders during the U.S. Civil Rights Movement"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a Capstone imprint 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 323.11 SCH

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 323.11 Schwartz 2015

Summary: Presents the life of Rosa Parks, whose refusal to give up her seat on a bus for a white man triggered the civil rights movement.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Collins 2007

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB PARKS KEL

McDonough, Yona Zeldis.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: In 1955, Rosa Parks refused to give her bus seat to a white passenger in Montgomery, Alabama. This seemingly small act triggered civil rights protests across America and earned Rosa Parks the title "Mother of the Civil Rights Movement."

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2010

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Theoharis, Jeanne

Contents: Introduction: the political uses and misuses of civil rights history and memorialization in the present -- The long movement outside the south: fighting for school desegregation in the "liberal" north -- Revisiting the uprisings of the 1960s and the history of injustice and struggle that preceded them -- Beyond the redneck: polite racism and "the white moderate" -- The media was often an...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 323 THE