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Bieschke, Marke

Summary: "Prominently featured photos, artwork, and other visual elements will guide young adult readers through this lively, informative exploration of significant protests, sit-ins, and collective acts of resistance throughout US history."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Zest Books 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 303.48 BIE

Harris, Duchess

Summary: Modern presidents face resistance from a split nation. Political Resistance in the Current Age covers movements that resisted recent presidential administrations from George W. Bush to Donald Trump, what inspired the movements, and the change they brought about. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Core Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J909.83 HAR

Harris, Duchess

Summary: What started as a hashtag in 2013 quickly grew into the Black Lives Matter movement. Black Lives Matter examines the police shootings that fueled the movement, the events that led up to racial tensions in the United States, and the goals the movement has set for the future. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back matter give readers a clear look at this subject. Features include a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Core Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J305.8960 HAR

Klein, Carol Swartout.

Summary: "Painting for peace in Ferguson is the story of a community coming together, hundreds of artists and volunteers, black and white, young and old, to bring hope and healing to their community using the simplest of all tools- a paintbrush. Written in child-friendly verse, the actual artwork painted on hundreds of boarded up windows in Ferguson, South Grand and surrounding areas illustrates the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Treehouse Publishing Group, an imprint of Amphorae Publishing Group, LLC 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 709 KLE

Powell, Nate

Summary: "In this anthology of seven comics essays, author and graphic novelist Nate Powell addresses living in an era of what he calls 'necessary protest.' Save It for Later: Promises, Parenthood, and the Urgency of Protest is Powell's reflection on witnessing the collapse of discourse in real time while drawing the award-winning trilogy March, written by Congressman John Lewis and Andrew Aydin, this...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams ComicArts 2021

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303.484 POW

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 303.484 POW

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 POW

Summary: On March 8, 1971, eight ordinary citizens broke into an FBI office in Media, Pennsylvania, a town just outside of Philadelphia, took hundreds of secret files, and shared them with the public. In doing so, they uncovered the FBI's vast and illegal regime of spying and intimidation of Americans exercising their First Amendment rights. Despite conducting one of the most thorough investigations in...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF NIN

Wiles, Deborah

Summary: "IMAGINE: You are a student in America. You are protesting a war. Or maybe you are just walking to class. The National Guard is called onto your campus. Imagine you are a young guardsman. The protest grows stronger. So does the confusion, the chaos, the fear. The guardsmen open fire. Imagine this is your school. Imagine this is your town. Imagine this is your country. Imagine American troops...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA FIC WIL

Maddox, Jake.

Summary: Ramona is very serious about beach volleyball, and she is frustrated with her summer league team--but when she learns that a plastics company is going to build a factory in their park, she realizes that it will take the whole team to try and save their court.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2012

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Beginning Readers - Transitional Reader (Blue), Call number: JBR BLUE MAD

Bard, Breena

Summary: "Julianna loved her life in rural Oregon. She loved taking care of her farm animals and being part of her local 4H club. But then the unthinkable happened...a wildfire destroyed her family's home. In the aftermath, her family relocated to Portland, Oregon, where Julianna hopes to put everything behind her. Believing the fire to be the result of kids playing with fireworks, she certainly isn't...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: LB Ink, Little, Brown and Company 2023

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Branford, Anna

Summary: Violet and Rose organize a protest to save the big oak tree in Clover Park.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2014

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: JBR RED BRA

Kinney, Jeff

Summary: Middle school hasn't been a joyride for Greg Heffley. So when the town threatens to close the crumbling building, he's not too broken up about it, until he realizes he will be separated from his best friend.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2023

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Kix, Paul

Summary: It's one of the iconic photographs of American history: A Black teenager, a policeman and his lunging German Shepherd. Birmingham, Alabama, May of 1963. In May of 2020, as reporter Paul Kix stared at a different photo-that of a Minneapolis police officer suffocating George Floyd-he kept returning to the other photo taken half a century earlier, haunted by its echoes. What, Kix wondered, was the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Celadon Books 2023

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 976.1 KIX

Engle, Margarita

Summary: "Los seres alados han de ser libres. Y también lo han de ser los artistas, pero el gobierno cubano ha criminalizado cualquier arte que no tenga su aprobación. Soleida y sus padres protestan contra esta injusticia con su jardín secreto de esculturas de aves encadenadas. Luego, un huracán derriba las paredes y deja al descubierto el arte ilegal, y sus padres son arrestados...Soleida huye sola a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2023

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Foreign Language, Call number: YA WORLD SPANISH ENG

Harris, Duchess

Summary: "As people began to see how pollution and industry could damage the environment, they began to seek change. Environmental Protests explores the research that revealed how common practices harmed the environment, the events people held to raise awareness, and the tactics protesters use to protect nature and change laws."--Amazon.com

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Core Library, and imprint of Abdo Publishing 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J333.72 HAR

Yapa, Sunil

Summary: Follows seven different people, including a marijuana dealer and his estranged police chief father, who have their lives altered one afternoon in Seattle during the WTO protests that tried to shut the city down in 1999.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lee Boudreaux Books/Little, Brown and Company 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC YAP

Swift, Keilly

Summary: A guide to becoming a good citizen provides ideas and tips on making the world a better place through activism, discussing self-care, public speaking, and organizing and funding campaigns for causes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: DK Publishing 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 361.2 SWI

Harris, Duchess

Summary: The civil rights sit-ins sparked the larger civil rights movement, inspiring many people to protest racial inequality. Civil Rights Sit-Ins discusses how the United States' history of slavery and segregation led people to make a change, how the sit-ins began to make businesses available to all, and how the protests changed the laws of a nation. Easy-to-read text, vivid images, and helpful back...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Core Library, an imprint of Abdo Publishing 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J323.1196 HAR

Williams, Yohuru

Summary: "Six decades ago, on August 28, 1963, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his iconic "I Have a Dream" speech during the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom--a moment often revered as the culmination of this Black-led protest. But at its core, the March on Washington was not a beautiful dream of future integration; it was a mass outcry for jobs and freedom NOW--not at some undetermined...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux Books for Young Readers 2023

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 303.48 WIL

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: The 1960s was the decade America transformed from a country of conformity to a land of political, cultural, and social liberation. Looking through the lens of television, this production weaves together the events and personalities that influenced and dominated the 1960s in America, sketching a portrait of this remarkable decade that is both entertaining and illuminating.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: [publisher not identified] 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV SIX

Bevins, Vincent

Summary: "According to a recent report published by the Center for Strategic and International Studies, the number of mass protests has increased each year by over ten per cent. But we are not living in a world that is more just and democratic as a result. In If We Burn, acclaimed journalist and author of The Jakarta Method, Vincent Bevins sets out to answer a pivotal question: How did mass protest...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2023

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303.48 BEV

Signer, Michael.

Summary: The former mayor of Charlottesville delivers a vivid, first-person chronicle of the terror and mayhem of the August 2017 "Unite the Right" event, and shows how issues of extremism are affecting not just one city but the nation itself. The deadly invasion of Charlottesville, Virginia, by white nationalist militias in August 2017 is a microcosm of the challenges facing American democracy today....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Public Affairs 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 975.5481 SIG

Thomas, Rachael L.

Summary: Readers learn about the #NeverAgain movement, from the history of the right to bear arms to later efforts at gun control, legislation such as the Brady handgun Violence Protection Act and the implementation of background checks, to the school shootings at Columbine, Sandy Hook and Parkland and the creation of #neveragain.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abdo Publishing 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Griffith, Evan

Summary: Holly Foster knows better than to get attached to people and places. Yet, when she is sent to her uncle's house in Arden, Vermont, she finds herself drawn into a fight to protect a grove of trees from being torn down.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Quill Tree Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2024

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC GRI

Engle, Margarita

Summary: When a hurricane exposes Soleida's family's secret sculpture garden, the Cuban government arrests her artist parents, forcing her to escape alone to Central America where she meets Dariel, a Cuban American boy, and together they work to protect the environment and bring attention to the imprisoned artists in Cuba.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum 2023

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC ENG

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