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Summary: "When a bomb tears through the basement of a black Baptist church on a peaceful fall morning, it takes the lives of four young girls; Denise McNair, Carole Robertson, Cynthia Wesley and Addie Mae Collins. This racially motivated crime, taking place at a time when the civil rights movement is burning with a new flame, could have doused that flame forever. Instead it fuels a nation's outrage...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Video 2000

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Brimner, Larry Dane.

Summary: Racial bombings were so frequent in Birmingham that it became known as "Bombingham." Until September 15, 1963, these attacks had been threatening but not deadly. On that Sunday morning, however, a blast in the 16th Street Baptist Church ripped through the exterior wall and claimed the lives of four girls. The church was the ideal target for segregationists, as it was the rallying place for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calkins Creek 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Levinson, Cynthia

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Meet the youngest known child to be arrested for a civil rights protest in Birmingham, Alabama, 1963, in this picture book that proves you're never too little to make a difference. Nine-year-old Audrey Faye Hendricks intended to go places and do things like anybody else. So when she heard grown-ups talk about wiping out Birmingham's segregation laws, she spoke up. As she listened to the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing Division 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB HENDRICKS LEV

Jones, Doug (G. Douglas)

Summary: "The story of the decades-long fight to bring justice to the victims of the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing, culminating in Senator Doug Jones' prosecution of the last living bombers. On September 15, 1963, the 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham, Alabama was bombed. The blast killed four young girls and injured twenty-two others. The FBI suspected four particularly radical Ku Klux Klan...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: All Points Books 2019

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 323.1196 JON

Adamson, Heather

Summary: "Offers readers a captivating look into the Civil Rights Movement and how the actions of children helped promote equality for all races in America. Learn about the motivated children who participated in this historic event and why they continued to gather together in the face of great adversity. Additional features include a Fast Facts spread, a timeline, critical-thinking questions, primary...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Child's World 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 323 ADA

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Rieder, Jonathan.

Summary: Jonathan Rieder delves deeper than anyone before into the King's "Letter from Birmingham Jail" --illuminating both its timeless message and its crucial position in the history of civil rights.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury Press 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Rice, Condoleezza

Summary: This is the story of Condoleezza Rice-- her early years growing up in the hostile environment of Birmingham, Alabama; her rise in the ranks at Stanford University to become the university's second-in-command and an expert in Soviet and Eastern European Affairs; and finally, in 2000, her appointment as the first Black woman to serve as Secretary of State.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Archetype 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 RICE, CONDOLEEZZA RIC

Summary: In 1973, a spiritual awakening captured the heart of nearly every player of the Woodlawn High School football team, including its coach Tandy Gerelds. Their dedication to love and unity in a school filled with racism and hate leads to the largest high school football game ever played in the torn city of Birmingham, Alabama, and the rise of its first African American superstar, Tony Nathan.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD WOO RATED PG

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

Curtis, Christopher Paul

Summary: The ordinary interactions and everyday routines of the Watsons, an African-American family living in Flint, Michigan, are drastically changed after they go to visit Grandma in Alabama in the summer of 1963.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J PA FIC CUR

Grier, David Alan

Summary: When an Africn American family from Michigan visit their grandmother in Birmingham, Alabama during the summer of 1963 their lives are changed.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Anderson Merchandisers Lp 2013

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Family Watsons 2013

Grant, Andrew

Summary: "Detective Devereaux is hot on the heels of an arsonist--one who is targeting local schools. When long-buried bones are uncovered at the site of a fire, a deadly secret is exposed and a devastating past threatens to be revealed. Meanwhile, an enemy is determined to expose the darkest corners of Devereaux's past"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRA

Clark-Robinson, Monica

Summary: Under the leadership of Dr. Martin Luther King, children and teenagers march against segregation in Birmingham, Alabama, in 1963.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE CLA

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE CLA

Wade, Linda R.

Summary: Examines the life and career of Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice from her childhood in Birmingham, Alabama, entrance into the University of Denver at age fifteen, and career path that led her into the world of politics and international relations.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mitchell Lane Publishers 2005

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Stacks, Call number: JB RIC WAD

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