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Tonatiuh, Duncan.

Summary: "Years before the landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling Brown v. Board of Education, Sylvia Mendez, an eight-year-old girl of Mexican and Puerto Rican heritage, played an instrumental role in Mendez v. Westminster, the landmark desegregation case of 1946 inCalifornia"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Books for Young Readers 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 323.11 TON

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J323.11 TON

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

Kaiser, Lisbeth

Summary: "Designed specifically for preschool comprehension, a board book introduction to the influential civil rights activist and speaker chronicles his early years, religious leadership and history-shaping work to promote equality for all people"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rise 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: BOARD KAI

Fitzpatrick, Insha

Summary: From refusing to give up her bus seat to a white passenger to sparking civil rights protests across America, explore how Rosa Parks's powerful act earned her the title "Mother of the Civil Rights Movement." A story of resistance, strength, and unwavering spirit, this graphic novel invites readers to immerse themselves in the life of the American Civil Rights leader -- brought to life by...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Workshop 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 921 PAR

Summary: "A history of the African American civil rights movement, based on primary source documents and other historical artifacts. Features include period art works and photographs; excerpts from literary works, letters, speeches, broadcasts, and diaries; summary boxes; a timeline; maps; and a list of additional resources"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: World Book 2011

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Boyd, Herb

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

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

Venable, Rose

Summary: The Civil Rights Movement was a time of drastic change in America. From the end of Reconstruction, when blacks were denied their rights in the South, through the Montgomery bus boycott and Dr. Martin Luther King's 'I Have a Dream' speech, to the election of the first black president of the United States, witness the events that forever changed the way we look at race.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Child's World 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Goldstone, Lawrence

Summary: An evocative chronicle of the battle that led to America's landmark Brown v. Board of Education ruling shares insights into the abuses of the "separate but equal" system and how such courageous activists as Booker T. Washington and W. E. B. Du Bois helpedend legal segregation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Focus 2021

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Dyson, Michael Eric

Summary: "Interconnected stories present a picture of racial inequality in America, showing systemic discrimination in all areas of society and showing the unbroken line of Black resistance to this inequality"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA 323.1 DYS

Pinkney, Andrea Davis.

Summary: Explores the intersecting lives of civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. and gospel singer Mahalia Jackson at the historic moment when their joined voices inspired landmark changes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Co. 2013

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB KING PIN

Levine, Ellen.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 1993

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 323.1196 LEV

Haskins, James

Summary: Presents the life, words, and principles of the noted civil rights worker through extensive quotations from his speeches and writings.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Millbrook Press 1992

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

King, Martin Luther

Summary: "This companion volume to 'A knock at midnight: inspiration from the great sermons of Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.' includes the text of his most well-know oration, 'I have a dream,' his acceptance speech for the Nobel Peace Prize, & 'Beyond Vietnam,' a powerful plea to end the ongoing conflict. Includes contributions from Rosa Parks, Aretha Franklin, the Dalai Lama, & many others. Dr. King is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: IPM (Intellectual Properties Management), in association with Warner Books 2001

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

King, Martin Luther

Summary: Text of the speech given by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on August 28, 1963 describing his visionary dream of equality and brotherhood for humankind. Also includes illustrations by award winning artists depicting scenes described in the speech.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 1997

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 King 1997

Bullard, Sara.

Summary: An illustrated history of the Civil Rights Movement, including a timeline and profiles of forty people who gave their lives in the movement.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 1994

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Branch, Taylor.

Summary: "Selections from the America in the King years trilogy with new introductions by the author"--Book jacket.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 323.0973 BRA

Branch, Taylor.

Summary: Branch condenses his three-volume chronicle on race and democracy to its pivotal scenes, taking listeners on a journey in to a political revolution that would change the face of America.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 323.0973 BRA

Levine, Ellen.

Summary: Southern blacks who were young and involved in the civil rights movement during the 1950s and 1960s describe their experiences.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Puffin Books 2000

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.0496 LEV

Branch, Taylor.

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Chronicles the civil rights struggle from the twilight of the Eisenhower years through the assassination of President Kennedy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon and Schuster 1988

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.9 BRA

Branch, Taylor.

Summary: In Pillar of Fire, the second volume of his America in the King Years trilogy, Taylor Branch portrays the civil rights era at its zenith. The first volume, Parting the Waters, won the Pulitzer Prize for History. Pillar of Fire covers the far-flung upheavals of the years 1963 to 1965 - Dallas, St. Augustine, Mississippi Freedom Summer, LBJ's Great Society and the Civil Rights Act of 1964,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 1998

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.9 BRA

Theoharis, Jeanne

Contents: Introduction: the political uses and misuses of civil rights history and memorialization in the present -- The long movement outside the south: fighting for school desegregation in the "liberal" north -- Revisiting the uprisings of the 1960s and the history of injustice and struggle that preceded them -- Beyond the redneck: polite racism and "the white moderate" -- The media was often an...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2018

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

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

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

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