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Douglas, Deborah D.

Summary: The U.S. Civil Rights Trail offers a vivid glimpse into the story of Black America's fight for freedom and equality. From eye-opening landmarks to celebrations of triumph over adversity, experience a tangible piece of history with Moon U.S. Civil Rights Trail. Includes flexible itineraries, historic civil rights sites, the culture of the movement, expert insight, travel tools, and detailed...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Avalon Travel, Hachette Book Group 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 917.5 DOU

Kurtz, Jane.

Summary: In 1963 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. gave a speech that proclaimed that it was time -- long overdue -- for all people to be treated as equals. Today his beliefs are more important than ever, and author Jane Kurtz explains Dr. King's words in language even the youngest reader can understand.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2008

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Alexander, Kwame

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Summary: From the fireside tales in an African village, through the unspeakable passage across the Atlantic, to the backbreaking work in the fields of the South, this is a story of a people's struggle and strength, horror and hope. This is the story of American slavery, a story that needs to be told and understood by all of us. A testament to the resilience of the African American community, this book...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2023

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Manushkin, Fran

Summary: Pedro attends a colorful parade with his friend Katie Woo and her family to celebrate Chinese New Year, but when Katie goes missing Pedro is ready to come to the rescue.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books 2022

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE MAN

Pryor, Shawn

Summary: "On February 1, 1960, four young black men sat down at a Woolworth's lunch counter in Greensboro, North Carolina, and staged a nonviolent protest against segregation. At that time, many restaurants in the South did not serve black people. Soon, thousands of students were staging sit-ins across the South, and within six months, the lunch counter at which they'd first protested was integrated....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a Capstone imprint 2022

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2 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 975.6 PRY

Summary: Traces the history of black America back to ancient African civilization, examining attempts by the white establishment in the U.S. to conceal this knowledge as a means of undermining African American identity. Presents theories of scholars and social commentators which comprise a history in which African Americans have been systematically oppressed as a people.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2011

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

Winn, Kevin P.

Summary: "The Racial Justice in America: Histories series explores moments and eras in America's history that have been ignored or misrepresented in education due to racial bias. Jim Crow and Policing explores the unjust laws and law enforcement policies Black people have faced in a comprehensive, honest, and age-appropriate way. Developed in conjunction with educator, advocate, and author Kelisa Wing...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Cherry Lake Press 2022

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Dolbear, Emily J.

Summary: "Learn the basics about Juneteenth, also called Emancipation Day or Freedom Day, and how the holiday celebrates the emancipation of slaves in the United States"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: The Child's World 2021

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 394.263 DOL

Goldstone, Lawrence

Summary: "Following the Civil War, the Reconstruction era raised a new question to those in power in the US: Should African Americans, so many of them former slaves, be granted the right to vote? In a bitter partisan fight over the legislature and Constitution, the answer eventually became yes, though only after two constitutional amendments, two Reconstruction Acts, two Civil Rights Acts, three...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Focus 2020

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 324.6 GOL

Jefferson, Margo

Summary: "Stunning for her daring originality, the author of Negroland gives us what she calls "a temperamental autobiography," comprised of visceral, intimate fragments that fuse criticism and memoir. Margo Jefferson constructs a nervous system with pieces of different lengths and tone, conjoining arts writing (poem, song, performance) with life writing (history, psychology). The book's structure is...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2022

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Hunter-Gault, Charlayne

Summary: "Charlayne Hunter-Gault is an eminent Dean of American journalism, a vital voice whose work chronicled the civil rights movement and so much of what has transpired since then. My People is the definitive collection of her reportage and commentary. Spanning datelines in the American South, South Africa and points scattered in between, her work constitutes a history of our time as rendered by the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.48 HUN

Imani, Blair

Summary: "A powerful illustrated history of the Great Migration and its sweeping impact on Black and American culture, from Reconstruction to the rise of hip hop. Over the course of six decades, an unprecedented wave of Black Americans left the South and spread across the nation in search of a better life--a migration that sparked stunning demographic and cultural changes in twentieth-century America....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ten Speed Press 2020

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Delmont, Matthew F.

Summary: "The definitive history of World War II from the African American perspective, written by civil rights expert and Dartmouth history professor Matthew Delmont. Over one million Black men and women served in World War II. Black troops were at Normandy, Iwo Jima, and the Battle of the Bulge, serving in segregated units and performing unheralded but vital support jobs, only to be denied housing and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Viking, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2022

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.54 DEL

Engle, Margarita

Summary: "Bold, graphic portraits and beautiful poems present famous and lesser-known Latinos from varied backgrounds who have faced life's challenges in creative ways."--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Godwin Books, Henry Holt and Company 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 ENG

Harris, Duchess

Summary: In 1941, Japanese forces attacked a US naval base in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. Japan and other countries were fighting in World War II. In response to the attack, the US entered the war. US officials rounded up Japanese Americans and forced them into prison camps. This book describes the experiences of Japanese Americans and the effects of the imprisonment. Includes text, images, and back matter,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Core Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2020

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J940.5317 HAR

Contents: The Czechoslovak immigration to the United States of America / Dr. George J. Švejda -- Statistics on the Czechs and Slovaks in the United States / Vratislav Bušek -- Moravian Bethlehem, U.S.A. / Andrew Paul Slabey -- The Czechs and Slovaks of New York / Vratislav Bušek and Rev. Ján Shimtay -- Czechs of Chicago / Joseph Čada -- Czechs in Texas / Joseph Mali̕k -- The Czechs in Iowa -- Czechs and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Czechoslovak National Council of America 1970

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1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.3437 Czechoslovak

Martinez, Claudia Guadalupe

Summary: En el primer libro infantil que describe el capítulo olvidado de la historia de los Estados Unidos conocido como la Repatriación Mexicana, un niño y su familia dejan su amado hogar para evitar ser separados por el gobierno. Ante la perspectiva de ser separados, un niño y su familia toman la difícil decisión de dejar su hogar y emprender un viaje lleno de incertidumbre. En el camino, se...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Book Press, an imprint of Lee & Low Books Inc. 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE MAR

Avery, Jaha Nailah

Summary: The past is not past. We may think something ancient history, or something that doesn't affect our present day, but we would be wrong. Those Who Saw the Sun is a collection of oral histories told by Black people who grew up in the South during the time of Jim Crow. Jaha Nailah Avery is a lawyer, scholar, and reporter whose family has roots in North Carolina stretching back over 300 years....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Levine Querido 2023

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: J 305.896 AVE

Duncan, Alice Faye

Summary: "The true story of Black activist Opal Lee and her vision of Juneteenth as a holiday for everyone celebrates Black joy and inspires children to see their dreams blossom. Growing up in Texas, Opal knew the history of Juneteenth, but she soon discovered that many Americans had never heard of the holiday that represents the nation's creed of "freedom for all. "Every year, Opal looked forward to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Tommy Nelson, an imprint of Thomas Nelson 2022

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

Acevedo, Elizabeth

Summary: "In her most famous spoken-word poem, author of the Pura Belpré-winning novel-in-verse The Poet X Elizabeth Acevedo embraces all the complexities of Black hair and Afro-Latinidad--the history, pain, pride, and powerful love of that inheritance. Paired with full-color illustrations by artist Andrea Pippins in a format that will appeal to fans of Mahogany L. Browne's Black Girl Magic or Jason...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Quill Tree Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2022

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 811 ACE

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt)

Summary: A definitive edition of the landmark book that forever changed our understanding of the Civil War's aftermath and the legacy of racism in America. Upon publication in 1935, W.E.B. Du Bois's now classic Black Reconstruction offered a revelatory new assessment of Reconstruction--and of American democracy itself. One of the towering African American thinkers and activists of the twentieth century,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: The Library of America 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.81 DU B

Manushkin, Fran

Summary: When Pedro's favorite stuffie, Milo the Moose, goes missing at the fair, Katie and Pedro retrace their steps in order to solve the mystery.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Picture Window Books, an imprint of Capstone 2024

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1 available in New Youth Materials, Call number: JBR PURPLE MAN

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

Myer, Sarah

Summary: "Sarah has always struggled to fit in. Born in South Korea and adopted at birth by a white couple, she grows up in a rural community with few Asian neighbors. People whisper in the supermarket. Classmates bully her. She has trouble containing her anger in these moments--but through it all, she has her art. She's always been a compulsive drawer, and when she discovers anime, her hobby becomes an...

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Publisher / Publication Date: First Second 2023

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Tirado, Vincent

Summary: For over a year the Bronx has been plagued by unexplained disappearances. Raquel does her best to ignore it: after all, the police only look for the white kids. Then her crush Charlize's cousin goes missing-- and Raquel's mom comes down with a mysterious illness that seems linked to the disappearances. Raquel and Charlize discover that everything is tied to a terrifying urban legend called the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks Fire 2022

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC TIR

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC TIR

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