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Burke, James Lee.

Summary: "...Hackberry Holland makes his first appearance in this early gem...Against the backdrop of growing civil rights turmoil in a sultry border town, the hard-drinking ex-POW attorney yields to the myriad of urgings of his wife, his brother, and his so-called friends to make a bid for a congressional seat--and finds himself embroiled in the seamy world of Texas powerbrokers. And when Hack attempts...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BUR

Shabazz, IIyasah

Summary: "In Charlestown State Prison, Malcolm Little struggles with the weight of his past. Plagued by nightmares while surviving life in a place unfit for humans, Malcolm drifts through his days, picking fights with fellow inmates and avoiding his family. But when he's introduced to the prison library, Malcolm realizes that the key to his freedom was within him all along. Now his dreams are not just...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC SHA

Draper, Sharon M. (Sharon Mills)

Summary: When a burning cross set by the Klan causes panic and fear in 1932 Bumblebee, North Carolina, fifth-grader Stella must face prejudice and find the strength to demand change in her segregated town.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC DRA

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC DRA

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: JT Fiction Draper 2015

Shabazz, Ilyasah

Summary: Raised by her aunt until she is six, Betty, who will later marry Malcolm X, joins her mother and stepfamily in 1940s Detroit, where she learns about the civil rights movement.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC SHA

Robbins, Dean

Summary: This story imagines what it was like when Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass got together for a cup of tea and discussed their struggle for civil rights.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Orchard Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2016

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE ROB

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE ROB

Kidd, Ronald

Summary: Hoping that the arrival of Freedom Riders in her town will help her community shed its antiquated views, thirteen-year-old Billie is forced to confront her own mindset when things turn tragic.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Albert Whitman & Company 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC KID

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC KID

Whitehead, Colson

Summary: "As the Civil Rights movement begins to reach the black enclave of Frenchtown in segregated Tallahassee, Elwood Curtis takes the words of Dr. Martin Luther King to heart: He is "as good as anyone"... Elwood is about to enroll in the local black college. But for a black boy in the Jim Crow South in the early 1960s, one innocent mistake is enough to destroy the future. Elwood is sentenced to a...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC WHI

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC WHI

Williams-Garcia, Rita.

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: In the summer of 1968, after travelling from Brooklyn to Oakland, California, to spend a month with the mother they barely know, eleven-year-old Delphine and her two younger sisters arrive to a cold welcome as they discover that their mother, a dedicated poet and printer, is resentful of the intrusion of their visit and wants them to attend a nearby Black Panther summer camp.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2010

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC WIL

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC WIL

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC WIL

Doctorow, Cory.

Summary: When Marcus, once called M1k3y, receives a thumbdrive containing evidence of corporate and governmental treachery, his job, fame, family, and well-being, as well as his reform-minded employer's election campaign, are all endangered.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tor Teen 2013

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA FIC DOC

Shabazz, Ilyasah

Summary: While in Charlestown Prison in the 1940s, young Malcolm Little reads all the books in the library, joins the debate team and the Nation of Islam, and emerges as Malcolm X.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Hansen, Malcolm.

Summary: "The Secret Life of Bees meets Paul Beatty's The White Boy Shuffle in this bold debut novel, set between the deep South and New York City during the 1960s and early 70s, following a biracial teenage boy whose new life in a big city is disrupted by childhood memories of the summer when racial tensions in his hometown reached a tipping point. It's 1969 when fifteen-year-old Huey Fairchild begins...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HAN

Brown, Sandra

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 1997

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BRO

Hill, Donna (Donna O.)

Summary: Follows the 1964 Civil Rights-era relationship between a passive-resistance protaegae of Martin Luther King, Jr. and a Harlem black culture supporter of Malcolm X.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sideways Books 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HIL

Dowell, Frances O'Roark.

Summary: Because living with "modern-hippy" parents on a goat farm means fourteen-year-old Janie Gorman cannot have a normal high school life, she tries joining Jam Band, making friends with Monster, and spending time with elderly former civil rights workers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC DOW

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: JT Fiction Dowell 2011

Pickard, Nancy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pocket Books 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC PIC

Wilson, Christopher P.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WIL

Hilderbrand, Elin

Summary: "Welcome to the most tumultuous summer of the twentieth century. It's 1969, and for the Levin family, the times they are a-changing. Every year the children have looked forward to spending the summer at their grandmother's historic home in downtown Nantucket. But like so much else in America, this year nothing is the same: Blair, the eldest sister, is stranded in Boston, pregnant with twins and...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC HIL

Hilderbrand, Elin

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: Four siblings experience the drama, intrigue, and upheaval of a summer when everything changed , in New York Times bestselling author Elin Hilderbrand's first historical novel Welcome to the most tumultuous summer of the twentieth century. It's 1969, and for the Levin family, the times they are a-changing. Every year the children have looked forward to spending the summer at their grandmother's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC HIL

Williams-Garcia, Rita.

Summary: In the summer of 1968, after travelling from Brooklyn to Oakland, California, to spend a month with the mother they barely know, eleven-year-old Delphine and her two younger sisters arrive to a cold welcome as they discover that their mother, a dedicated poet and printer, is resentful of the intrusion of their visit and wants them to attend a nearby Black Panther summer camp.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amistad 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC WIL

Dowell, Frances O'Roark.

Summary: Because living with "modern-hippy" parents on a goat farm means fourteen-year-old Janie Gorman cannot have a normal high school life, she tries joining Jam Band, making friends with Monster, and spending time with elderly former civil rights workers.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD DOW

Pinkney, Andrea Davis

Summary: Loretta, Roly, and Aggie B. Little relate their Mississippi family's struggles and triumphs from 1927 to 1968 while struggling as sharecroppers, living under Jim Crow, and fighting for Civil Rights.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC PIN

Addison, Corban

Summary: When a girl with Down syndrome is sexually assaulted in a Lusaka slum, human rights lawyer Zoe Fleming and Zambian police officer Joseph Zabuta conduct an investigation that reveals a link between the victim and a powerful local family.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ADD

Berg, Elizabeth.

Summary: It is the summer of 1964. In Tupelo, Mississippi, the town of Elvis's birth, tensions are mounting over civil-rights demonstrations occurring ever more frequently--and violently--across the state. But in Paige Dunn's small, ramshackle house, there are more immediate concerns. Challenged by the effects of the polio she contracted during her last month of pregnancy, Paige is nonetheless...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 2006

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION Berg 2006

Doctorow, Cory.

Summary: After being interrogated for days by the Department of Homeland Security in the aftermath of a major terrorist attack on San Francisco, California, seventeen-year-old Marcus, released into what is now a police state, decides to use his expertise in computer hacking to set things right.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House/Listening Library 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: YA CD FIC DOC

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