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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

Ramsey, Calvin A.

Summary: In Gee's Bend, Alabama, Miz Pettway tells young Alex about the historic role her mule played in the struggle for civil rights led by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Includes factual information about the community of Gee's Bend and Martin Luther King, Jr.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE RAM

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: HarperCollins 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

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 East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC WIL

Devoto, Pat Cunningham.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Books 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC DEV

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 Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA Fiction Dowell 2011

Wilson, Christopher P.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harcourt 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: 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

Stockett, Kathryn.

Summary: In Jackson, Mississippi, in 1962, there are lines that are not crossed. With the civil rights movement exploding all around them, three women start a movement of their own, forever changing a town and the way women--black and white, mothers and daughters--view one another.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amy Einhorn Books/G.P. Putnam's Sons 2009

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STO

Copies Available at Woodmere

3 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STO

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC STO

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC STO

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Stockett 2009

Stockett, Kathryn.

Summary: Limited and persecuted by racial divides in 1962 Jackson, Mississippi, three women, including an African-American maid, her sassy and chronically unemployed friend, and a recently graduated white woman, team up for a clandestine project.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Large Print Press 2011

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Hilderbrand, Elin

3 holds on 4 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

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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

Stockett, Kathryn.

Summary: In Jackson, Mississippi, in 1962, there are lines that are not crossed. But, suddenly, three women, Aibileen, Minny, and Skeeter, realize that they are suffocating within the lines. Aibileen is a black maid, raising her seventeenth white child. Her best friend, Minny, is the sassiest woman in Mississippi. And Skeeter Phelan is just back from college, a white woman with a degree but, to her...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Books on Tape 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Stockett, Kathryn.

Summary: In a time when the civil rights movement is in full force, three women, Minny, Aibileen, and Skeeter, start a movement that puts them all at risk. They show the town that, whether black or white, women can unite.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Audio 2009

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA Fiction Sto

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 Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BER

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION Berg 2006

Johnson, Angela

Summary: A stirring yet jubilant glimpse of the youth involvement that played an invaluable role in the Civil Rights movement.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2005

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC JOH

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE JOH

Naslund, Sena Jeter.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Morrow 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC NAS

Hilderbrand, Elin

3 holds on 18 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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HIL

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Browsing Hot Titles, Call number: HOT TITLE

Vaught, Susan

Summary: Grandma Beans and Avadelle Richardson havent spoken in decades, and with her Alzheimer's Grandma Beans doesn't make a lot of sense. But when she tells Dani to find a secret key and envelope that she's hidden, Dani can't ignore her. Her investigation with the help of her friend, Indri, and her not-friend, Mac, takes them deep into the history of Oxford, Mississippi, and the riots surrounding the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2016

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Fiction Vaught 2016

Grisham, John.

Summary: Sam Cayhall is a former Klansman and unrepentant racist now facing the death penalty for a fatal bombing in 1967. He has run out of chances -- except for one: the young, liberal Chicago lawyer who just happens to be his grandson. While the executioners prepare the gas chamber, while the protesters gather and the TV cameras wait, Adam has only days, hours, minutes to save his client. For between...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Doubleday 1994

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC GRI

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRI

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Grisham 1994

Yamashita, Karen Tei

Summary: Beginning in 1968, a motley cast of students, laborers, artists, revolutionaries, and provocateurs from San Francisco's Chinatown make their way through the history of the day, becoming caught in a riptide of politics and passion, clashing ideologies and personal turmoil that culminate in their effort to save the International Hotel--epicenter of the Yellow Power Movement.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

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

Alko, Selina

Summary: Presents quotes on civil rights from important and influential figures, including Queen Lili'uokalani, John Lewis, Nina Simone, and Barack Obama.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 323.092 ALK