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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: 2020

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Alsaid, Adi

Summary: "Central International School's annual lock-in is legendary. Bonds are made. Contests are fought. Stories are forged that will be passed down from student to student for years to come. This year's lock-in begins normally enough. Then a group of students led by Marisa Cuevas stage an ecoprotest and chain themselves to the doors, vowing to keep everyone trapped inside until their list of demands...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Inkyard Press, [an imprint of Harlequin Enterprises] 2020

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

Jaffe, Sarah

Summary: We are witnessing a moment of unprecedented political engagement and social activism. Pundits once fretted about Americans’ apathy, but in the last few years we’ve seen uprisings and protests across the country: the growth of the Tea Party, the successful fight for a $15 minimum wage, BlackLivesMatter, Occupy Wall Street, and the grassroots networks supporting presidential candidates like...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Nation Books 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303 JAF

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

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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

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

Allen, Tessa

Summary: Highlights some of the rallying causes for organized marches throughout history.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2020

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McGinty, Alice B.

Summary: Documents the 1930 Satyagraha protest movement, describing how Gandhi led a twenty-four-day march to the sea to demonstrate against Great Britain's salt tax while offering insight into his beliefs about non-violent civil disobedience.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Amazon Children's Pub. 2013

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Summary: Filled with inspiring photos of children at the Women's March on Washington and other protests and rallies, this book also includes inspirational quotes, simple ideas for how kids can get involved, brief definitions of concepts like "equality" and "feminism," and an introduction from a leading activist who's making a difference in the world today.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Viking, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 303 LIT

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

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

Rusick, Jessica

Summary: Readers learn about the #IAmAWitness movement, from early research and attempts to stop bullying, Cyberbullying, and bullying's effects such as school shootings and suicides. Also examined are efforts to prevent bullying from Melania Trump's Be Best campaign and The Megan Meier and Tyler Clementi foundations.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abdo Publishing 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 305.23 RUS

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

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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

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

Wiles, Deborah

Summary: Told from different points of view--protesters, students, National Guardsmen, and "townies"--recounts the story of what happened at Kent State in May 1970, when four college students were killed by National Guardsmen, and a student protest was turned intoa bloody battlefield.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2020

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

Summary: Fresh from the farm, Claude Bukowski arrives in New York City for a date with the Army Induction Board, only to walk into a hippie "happening" in Central Park and fall in love with the beautiful Sheila. Befriended by the hippies' pacifist leader, Berger, and urged to crash a formal party in order to declare his love for Sheila, Claude begins an adventure that lands him in jail, Central Park...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 2009

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2 available in Musicals DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSICALS HAI

Ackerman-Leist, Philip

Summary: Mals, Italy, has long been known as the breadbasket of the Tyrol. But recently the tiny town became known for something else entirely. A Precautionary Tale tells us why, introducing readers to an unlikely group of activists and a forward-thinking mayor who came together to ban pesticides in Mals by a referendum vote--making it the first place on Earth to accomplish such a feat, and a model for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chelsea Green Publishing 2017

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Berry, Mary Frances

Summary: "Historian and civil rights activist proves how progressive movements can flourish even in conservative times." -- From Amazon summary.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Beacon Press 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 303 BER

Collins, A. L. (Ai Lynn)

Summary: Fifth-grader Yin is really excited about her class trip to the International Space Station Three and the station museum's newest exhibit, the Star Cabbage, an alien plant discovered floating in space and considered harmless; but the station is on lockdown, the crew is not in evidence, and something large and growling is stalking the halls--but Yin is determined to investigate and find out...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books, a Capstone imprint 2019

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

McCann, Michelle Roehm

Summary: Explores the complexities of gun violence in America by explaining the myths, facts, causes, and obstacles surrounding the issue, and provides resources for students to get involved in gun safety activism.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Pulse 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 363.33 MCC

Summary: The news from the Middle East worsens daily into a nightmare scenario -- one eerily foretold in 2012 as two young, unlikely Syrian activists launch a radical plan for bringing democracy to their country, besieged by the brutal Bashar al-Assad regime. Under threat of death and armed only with the Internet, they organize when no one else will.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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

Borgert-Spaniol, Megan

Summary: In this title, readers learn about the #MeToo movement, from early legislation to prevent sexual harassment to the movement's expansion in the aftermath of accusations against Harvey Weinstein, the Silence Breakers, #Time'sUp, and the individuals behind the movement such as Tarana Burke and Alyssa Milano. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Abdo & Daughters is an...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abdo & Daughters, an imprint of Abdo 2020

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

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