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King, Martin Luther

Summary: Presents the text of the famous speech given on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. by Martin Luther King, Jr., complemented by paintings illustrating the ideals the civil rights leader described.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Schwartz & Wade Books 2012

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 323.092 KIN

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1 available in Multi-Media Kits, Call number: KIT J ORANGE I

Summary: Through centuries of suffering, slavery, inequality, discrimination, segregation, and racist violence, African Americans have endured, resisted, fought, and, increasingly over time, won many battles. These victories were propelled by a groundswell of grassroots action, but they were also motivated and organized by courageous and inspirational leadership. Journalists, abolitionists, educators,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Enslow Publishing 2018

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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

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

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

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

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

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

Uhl, Xina M.

Summary: "This title will inform readers about the passing of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which outlawed discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. The title will discuss those involved, such as John F. Kennedy--who spoke about civil rights in 1963--as well as Lyndon B. Johnson, Martin Luther King Jr., and more. Vivid details, well-chosen photographs, and primary sources...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Core Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2016

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 342 UHL

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB POWELL KAN

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

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

Summary: Follow the courageous journey of John Lewis, a civil rights hero, congressional leader, and human rights champion whose unwavering fight for justice spans the past 50 years. The son of sharecroppers, Lewis grew up in the segregated South and rose from Alabama's Black Belt to the corridors of power on Capitol Hill. His humble origins have forever linked him to those whose voices often go unheard.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Lewis, John

Summary: Welcome to the stunning conclusion of the award-winning and best-selling MARCH trilogy. Congressman John Lewis, an American icon and one of the key figures of the civil rights movement, joins co-writer Andrew Aydin and artist Nate Powell to bring the lessons of history to vivid life for a new generation, urgently relevant for today's world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Top Shelf Productions 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 LEW
1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 741.5 LEW

Boyd, Herb

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Sourcebooks 2004

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

Summary: The definitive story of the Civil Rights era from the point of view of the ordinary men and women whose extraordinary actions launched a movement that changed the fabric of American life, and embodied a struggle whose reverberations are felt today.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS Home Video 2010

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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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB KING PIN

Levine, Ellen.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thorndike Press 1993

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

Summary: From A. Philip Randolph's defiant call in 1941 for African Americans to march on Washington to Alice Walker in 1973, Reporting civil rights presents firsthand accounts of the revolutionary events that overthrew segregation in the United States. This two-volume anthology brings together for the first time nearly 200 newspaper and magazine reports and book excerpts, and features 151 writers,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Library of America 2003

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

Summary: From A. Philip Randolph's defiant call in 1941 for African Americans to march on Washington to Alice Walker in 1973, Reporting civil rights presents firsthand accounts of the revolutionary events that overthrew segregation in the United States. This two-volume anthology brings together for the first time nearly 200 newspaper and magazine reports and book excerpts, and features 151 writers,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Library of America 2003

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

Summary: The life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., from the beginnings of the Civil Rights movement in Montgomery, Alabama, and culminating with his assassination in Memphis in 1968. Including archival footage, this film is an indispensable primary resource of a pivotal moment in American and world history. Originally screened in theaters for only a single night in 1970.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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

Summary: Text, illustrations, and photographs discuss the fundamental role that African Americans have played in the making of the American republic.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Time-Life Books 1993

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 973.0496 PER

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

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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 305.89 King

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

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

Mahoney, Emily Jankowski

Summary: The American Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s and 1960s marked a shift in how African Americans were treated in the United States. This volume highlights the important events and figures that made this movement successful. The book introduces readers to important activists who fought for civil rights by raising their voices and refusing to accept unfair laws. Photographs and primary sources...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PowerKids Press 2017

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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

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

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

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