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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

DeRubertis, Barbara

Summary: Looks at the contributions of Martin Luther King, Jr. to the civil rights movement in the United States and explains why the nation celebrates his birthday.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Kane Press 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 394.2 DER

Haskins, James

Summary: "A biography of John Lewis, Georgia Congressman and one of the 'Big Six' civil rights leaders of the 1960s, focusing on his youth and culminating in the voter registration drives that sparked 'Bloody Sunday,' as hundreds of people walked across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama. Includes a note by Congressman Lewis and a timeline"--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lee & Low 2006

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 Lewis

Lee, Sally

Summary: "Discusses the history and importance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, as well as ways that Americans celebrate it."--Provided by publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pebble, a Capstone imprint 2019

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 394.2 LEE

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

Bausum, Ann.

Summary: Bausum compares and contrasts the childhoods of John Lewis and James Zwerg in a way that helps young readers understand the segregated experience of our nation's past. The book shows how a common interest in justice created the convergent path that enabled these young men to meet as Freedom Riders on a bus journey south.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD 323.092 BAU

Dray, Philip.

Summary: Presents a life of the African American journalist who was born a slave and went on to become a respected teacher and journalist, and who is best remembered for her campaign through her writings to eliminate lynching in the United States.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Peachtree 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 WEL

Gregory, Josh

Summary: As one of the most influential leaders of the American civil rights movement in the 1950s and 60s, Martin Luther King, Jr., is a towering figure in U.S. history. Readers will explore King's life, from his boyhood in Atlanta to his triumphant successes in breaking down the barriers of racism and segregation. They will also find out how King was influenced by peaceful leaders such as Mahatma...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2015

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 KIN

Mara, Wil.

Summary: Traces the life and achievements of the Baptist pastor who became a driving force behind the African American civil rights movement.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 KIN

Myers, Walter Dean

Summary: Pictures and easy-to-read text introduce the life of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 KIN

Shange, Ntozake.

Summary: This extraordinary union of poetry and monumental artwork captures the movement for civil rights in the United States, and honors it most elegant inspiration, Coretta Scott.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amistad 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 KIN

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Stacks, Call number: JB King Sha

Adler, David A.

Summary: Profiles the leaders and heroes of the civil rights movements, including Fannie Lou Hamer, the Little Rock Nine, and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and examines what historical contribution they made in the effort to make equality a right for all.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2008

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J323.09 ADL

Bull, Angela

Summary: A biography of the civil rights leader, covering his childhood, leadership, powerful speeches, assassination, and greatest influences.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dorling Kindersley 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED BUL

Meltzer, Brad

Summary: Presents an illustrated biography of the man who spent his life pursuing his dream of equality and peace and was at the forefront of the civil rights movement until his assassination in 1968.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books For Young Readers 2016

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 King 2016

Brimner, Larry Dane

Summary: For twelve history-making days in May 1961, thirteen black and white civil rights activists, also known as the Freedom Riders, traveled by bus into the South to draw attention to the unconstitutional segregation still taking place. Despite their peaceful protests, the Freedom Riders were met with increasing violence the further south they traveled.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calkins Creek, an imprint of Hightlights 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Bailey, Gerry.

Contents: Martin Luther King -- Early years -- South North -- Emmet Till -- Rosa Parks -- Little Rock -- Gandhi -- Unrest in Alabama -- The 10th Street Baptist Church tragedy -- From Selma to Montgomery -- Watts riots -- Assassination -- A dream come true? -- Martin Luther King Day.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crabtree Pub. Co. 2008

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 King

Weatherford, Carole Boston

Summary: "You can be a King. Stamp out hatred. Put your foot down and walk tall. You can be a King. Beat the drum for justice. March to your own conscience. Featuring a dual narrative of the key moments of Dr. King's life alongside a modern class as the students learn about him, Carole Weatherfor's poetic text encapsulates the moments that readers today can reenact in their own lives. See a class of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bloomsbury USA Childrens 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 323 WEA

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE WEA

Bader, Bonnie

Summary: An introduction to the life Martin Luther King, Jr. Including how he organized the Montgomery Bus Boycott and African American people across the country in support of the right to vote, desegregation, and other basic civil rights.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 KIN

Jazynka, Kitson.

Summary: Introduces the life and legacy of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2012

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Bailey, Diane

Summary: Presents the life and accomplishments of the activist, educator, writer, journalist, suffragette, and pioneering voice against the horrors of lynching who set out to better the lives of African-Americans long before the Civil Rights Movement.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Aladdin 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 WEL

Bausum, Ann.

Summary: How did two youths-one raised in an all-black community in the deep South, the other brought up with only whites in the Midwest-become partners for freedom during the civil rights movement of the 1960s? Freedom Riders compares and contrasts the childhoods of John Lewis and James Zwerg in a way that helps young readers understand the segregated experience of our nation's past. It shows how a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2006

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 323.09 Bausum

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Santella, Andrew.

Contents: The pastor's son -- The education of a leader -- Montgomery -- A national leader -- The final years.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Child's World 2004

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 921 KIN

Bolden, Tonya.

Summary: Profiles the life and accomplishments of Baptist minister and civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams Books for Young Readers 2007

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 323.092 BOL

Darby, Jean

Summary: Traces the life and accomplishments of Martin Luther King Jr., focusing on facts that are not as widely known.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lerner Publications Co. 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 KIN