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Winn, Kevin P.

Summary: "The Racial Justice in America: Histories series explores moments and eras in America's history that have been ignored or misrepresented in education due to racial bias. Desegregation and Integration explores the intents and effects of both concepts--especially as it relates to schools and education--in a comprehensive, honest, and age-appropriate way. Developed in conjunction with educator,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cherry Lake Press 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 305.8 WIN

Beals, Melba

Summary: A member of the Little Rock Nine shares her memories of growing up in the South under Jim Crow.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB BEALS BEA

Ribke, Simone T.

Summary: A biography on Ruby Bridges and how she stood up against racism and hatred to help integrate Louisiana's school system.

Format: text

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

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

Bridges, Ruby

Summary: "When Ruby Bridges was six years old, she became the first African American student to integrate an elementary school in the South. Told in the perspective of her six year old self and based on the pivotal events that happened in 1960, Ruby tells her story like never before. Embracing her name and learning that even at six years old she was able to pave the path for future generations, this is...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Orchard Books, an imprint of Scholastic, Inc. 2022

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Pinkney, Andrea Davis.

Summary: In 1955 Hadley, Virginia, twelve-year-old Dawnie Rae Johnson, a tomboy who excels at baseball and at her studies, becomes the first African American student to attend the all-white Prettyman Coburn school, turning her world upside down. Includes historical notes about the period.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2011

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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, Call number: J323.11 TON

Baugh, Joyce A.

Summary: Overview: In the wake of Brown v. Board of Education, racial equality in American public education appeared to have a bright future. But for many that brightness dimmed considerably following the Supreme Court's decision in Milliken v. Bradley (1974), which emerged from Detroit's efforts to use cross-district busing to desegregate its schools and was the first such case to originate outside the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University Press of Kansas 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 344.73 BAU

Bridges, Ruby.

Summary: Ruby Bridges recounts the story of her involvement, as a six-year-old, in the integration of her school in New Orleans in 1960.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 1999

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

Coles, Robert.

Summary: For months six-year-old Ruby Bridges must confront the hostility of white parents when she becomes the first African American girl to integrate Frantz Elementary School in New Orleans in 1960.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 1995

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J Bio Bridges

Bridges, Ruby

Summary: Civil rights activist Ruby Bridges--who, at the age of six, was the first African American to integrate an all-white elementary school in New Orleans--shares her story through text and historical photographs, offering a powerful call to action.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Delacorte Press 2020

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2 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 BRI

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB BRIDGES BRI

Hale, Christy

Summary: "The story of the 1931 Lemon Grove incident, in which Mexican families in southern California won the first school desegregation case in United States history. Told in Spanish and English. Includes a corrido (ballad), and information about the people involved and events leading up to and after the court case ruling"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Book Press, an imprint of Lee & Low Books Inc. 2019

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1 available in Juvenile World Languages, Call number: J SPANISH 379.2 HAL

Smith, Steven K.

Summary: "In 1959, the Prince Edward County, Virginia public schools closed. For five years. Back then, it wasn't over a health pandemic, but because county leaders refused to desegregate white and Black schools. So when long-hidden photographs surface from the student protests along Main Street in Farmville, Sam, Derek, and Caitlin are on the case to help identify the brave teenagers who stood for...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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1 available in Juvenile- Series, Call number: J Series Virginia Smith 2020

Summary: In 1973, a spiritual awakening captured the heart of nearly every player of the Woodlawn High School football team, including its coach Tandy Gerelds. Their dedication to love and unity in a school filled with racism and hate leads to the largest high school football game ever played in the torn city of Birmingham, Alabama, and the rise of its first African American superstar, Tony Nathan.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA WOO

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1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Woodlawn 2016

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD WOO RATED PG

Budhos, Marina Tamar

Summary: In New York in 1971, Jamila and Josie are bused across Queens where they try to fit in at a new, integrated junior high school while their best friend, Francesca, tests the limits at a private school.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wendy Lamb Books 2019

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

Frank, Steven

Summary: During the pilot year of a Los Angeles school system integration program, two sixth grade boys, one black, one white, become best friends as they learn to cope with everything from first crushes and playground politics to the loss of loved ones and racial prejudice in the 1970s.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2017

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD FRA

Summary: In 1957, Little Rock Central became a symbol of the struggles and hopes of the Civil Rights Movement. African-American students were not allowed into the building. An eye-opening look at racial equality, education, and class at the high school today.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Home Box Office 2007

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

Curry, Constance

Summary: In 1965 the Carter family sent seven of their children to integrate the schools of Sunflower County, Mississippi, where the school board offered a "freedom of choice" policy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 1995

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 976.247 CUR

Margolick, David.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yale University Press 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 MAR

Talley, Robin

Summary: In 1959 Virginia, Sarah, a black student who is one of the first to attend a newly integrated school, forces Linda, a white integration opponent's daughter, to confront harsh truths when they work together on a school project.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harlequin Teen 2014

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

Levine, Kristin (Kristin Sims)

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Summary: In 1958 Little Rock, Arkansas, painfully shy twelve-year-old Marlee sees her city and family divided over school integration, but her friendship with Liz, a new student, helps her find her voice and fight against racism.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Puffin Books 2013

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

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

Beals, Melba

Summary: In I Will Not Fear, Beals takes you on an unforgettable journey through terror, oppression, and persecution, highlighting the kind of faith we all need to survive in a world full of hearbreak and anger. She shows how the deep faith we develop during our most difficult moments is the kind of faith that can change our famiilies, our communitites, and even the world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Revell 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 BEALS, MELBA BEA

Brimner, Larry Dane

Summary: The author recounts the real-life events leading up to and surrounding the 1931 Superior Court of California school desegregation case of Roberto Alvarez v. the Board of Trustees of the Lemon Grove School District, Lemon Grove, California.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calkins Creek an imprint of Boyds Mills & Kane 2021

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

Krumm, Brian.

Summary: "Uses primary sources to tell the story of the Little Rock Nine during the U.S. Civil Rights Movement"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J Set Civil Rights 379.2 Krumm 2015

Coles, Robert.

Summary: Capturing the courage of a little girl facing racism and hatred alone, the true story of Ruby Bridges reveals how she helped shape American history as the first African American child sent to first grade in a white school.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 1995

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB BRIDGES COL

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