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Mara, Wil

Summary: "In Citizens' Rights, readers will learn about another side of the American government, both past and present. Sidebars include thought-provoking trivia, and ask questions about current events as well as the readers' own lives. Questions in the backmatter ask for text-dependent analysis. Photos, a glossary, and additional resources are included." -- Publisher's website.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cherry Lake Publishing 2017

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

Hanson, Anders

Summary: Teaches kids about the freedom to vote, of religion, to choose where to live, of speech, and to learn.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ABDO Pub. Company 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 323.44 HAN

Summary: A look at the Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and 1960s, focusing on the integral relationship between the civil rights leaders and African American churches. Chronicles the non-violent revolution in the United States during the 1950s and early 1960s. The price paid was often high, but the victory led to equal access to transportation, education, public facilities, and ultimately, the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: GT Media 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Kortemeier, Todd

Summary: Presents twelve individuals who made important contributions to social justice that went largely unrecognized due to their race or gender.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 12-Story Library 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Shamir, Ruby

Summary: "A kid-friendly history of the concept of freedom in the U.S"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2020

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Kanefield, Teri

Summary: Describes the peaceful protest organized by teenager Barbara Rose Johns in order to secure a permanent building for her segregated high school in Virginia in 1951, and explains how her actions helped fuel the civil rights movement.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB POWELL KAN

Harsanyi, David.

Summary: Looks at the rise in intrusive legislation and social sanctions that are robbing Americans of their choices and freedoms and promoting a culture of victimhood as bureaucrats and social activists dictate what we eat, what we watch and read, and where we smoke.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Broadway Books 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Consider This, Call number: 303.3 HAR

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303.3 Harsanyi 2007

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Alderman, Ellen.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Morrow 1991

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 342.085 ALD

Taylor-Butler, Christine.

Summary: Describes the creation and ratification of the Bill of Rights, explains what rights are, and discusses the rights it guarantees, such as freedom of speech.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 342.73 TAY

Finn, John E.

Summary: First twelve of thirty-six lectures covering the institutional and interpretive foundations of the American constitutional order; the Bill of Rights; and the individual provisions of the Bill of Rights and the development of several other specific liberties. Thirteen to twenty four of thirty-six lectures covering the institutional and interpretive foundations of the American constitutional...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

4 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 323 FIN
Call number: CD 323 FIN PART 1
Call number: CD 323 FIN PART 2
Call number: CD 323 FIN PART 3

Driver, Justin

Summary: "An award-winning constitutional law scholar at the University of Chicago (who clerked for Judge Merrick B. Garland, Justice Stephen Breyer, and Justice Sandra Day O'Connor) gives us an engaging and alarming book that aims to vindicate the rights of public school students, which have so often been undermined by the Supreme Court in recent decades. Judicial decisions assessing the constitutional...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pantheon Books 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 344.73 DRI

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

Williams, Juan

Summary: The political analyst and civil-rights expert presents a forceful critique of how key decisions by the Trump administration are rolling back advances in voting rights, integration, and racial discrimination.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New Non-fiction, Call number: 323.1196 WIL

Ditchfield, Christin.

Summary: Text and photographs provide a brief introduction to the history of civil rights in the U.S.A. and the current state of civil rights.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2004

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 342.73 DIT

Crump, Benjamin

Summary: "[Ben Crump] shows that there is a persistent, prevailing, and destructive mindset regarding colored people that is rooted in our history as a slave-owning nation. This biased attitude has given rise to mass incarceration, voter disenfranchisement, unequal educational opportunities, disparate health care practices, job and housing discrimination, police brutality, and an unequal justice...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amistad, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CRUMP, BENJAMIN CRU

Irons, Peter H.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 344 Irons

Summary: The U.S. Constitution is the world's oldest written charter of government in continuous effect. Much of the success of this document can be attributed to the way the Constitution has changed to meet the needs of the American people. The framers of the Constitution wisely anticipated the need to make changes to the Constitution as the world itself changed. Between 1787, when the Constitution was...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Summary: Discusses how the USA PATRIOT Act has taken away checks on law enforcement and continues to endanger the civil liberties of all Americans under the guise of being part of the war on terrorism, and how paranoia, fear and racial profiling have led to gross infringements on freedom and democracy without strengthening national security.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Disinformation Co. 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Summary: The U.S. Constitution is the world's oldest written charter of government in continuous effect. Much of the success of this document can be attributed to the way the Constitution has changed to meet the needs of the American people. The framers of the Constitution wisely anticipated the need to make changes to the Constitution as the world itself changed. Between 1787, when the Constitution was...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Summary: A government of the people, by the people, and for the people isn’t possible without the laborious process of nominating and electing candidates, in a manner fair and free to all citizens. How did this process begin and how has it evolved over the course of American history? Does it even remotely resemble—for better or for worse—the manner in which the Founding Fathers gained high office? Using...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: The U.S. Constitution is the world's oldest written charter of government in continuous effect. Much of the success of this document can be attributed to the way the Constitution has changed to meet the needs of the American people. The framers of the Constitution wisely anticipated the need to make changes to the Constitution as the world itself changed. Between 1787, when the Constitution was...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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Summary: Is American citizenship all about personal freedom and the rights of the individual? Or should the concept of the “good citizen” take precedence, underscoring the duties and contributions an individual owes to society? Where does immigration fit in? This program helps students sift through various meanings of American citizenship and the historical forces that have shaped it. With energetic...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: The right of citizens of the United States to vote shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or any State on account of sex. The wording of the 19th Amendment is as unflinchingly clear as the obstacles to its passage-sexism; cultural, political, and social prejudices; and even timidity on the part of women reluctant to challenge the status quo. This program examines the struggle of...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2007

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