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Chung, Arree

Summary: Each believing that their hue is the best, the three primary colors live in separate parts of the city until Yellow and Blue meet, fall in love, and decide to mix.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2018

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1 available in JE Concept Crates, Call number: JE CHU

Brown, India Hill

Summary: When eleven-year-old Iris sneaks out at night to make snow angels, she was not expecting to raise the ghost of Avery Moore, a girl her own age; but bringing to light the segregated and abandoned black cemetery seems like the perfect way to help Avery get the recognition she craves, and it will also be a good idea for the school project about the history of her small North Carolina town, where...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2019

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC BRO

Blue, Rose.

Summary: One summer day in 1959, nine-year-old Ron McNair, who dreams of becoming a pilot, walks into the Lake City, South Carolina, public library and insists on checking out some books, despite the rule that only white people can have library cards. Includes facts about McNair, who grew up to be an astronaut.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dutton Childrens Books 2008

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Latham, Irene

Summary: Ten-year-old African American boy wants to welcome the circus elephant named Miss Fancy to her new home in a nearby park, but he is disappointed to see a sign: "No Colored Allowed".

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.P. Putnam's Sons 2019

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JE LAT

Abbott, Tony.

Summary: Told from multiple points of view, a white family on a 1959 road trip between Ohio and Florida, visiting Civil War battlefields along the way, crosses paths with a black family near Atlanta, where one of their children has gone missing.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2011

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1 available in Juvenile book on CD, Call number: J CD Fiction Abbott 2011

Abbott, Tony.

Summary: Told from multiple points of view, a white family on a 1959 road trip between Ohio and Florida, visiting Civil War battlefields along the way, crosses paths with a black family near Atlanta, where one of their children has gone missing.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux 2011

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

Pearsall, Shelley.

Summary: In 1945, thirteen-year-old Levi is sent to find the father he has not seen in three years, going from Chicago, to segregated North Carolina, and finally to Pendleton, Oregon, where he learns that his father's unit, the all-Black 555th paratrooper battalion, will never see combat but finally has a mission. Includes historical notes.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Listening Library/Random House Audio 2012

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

Draper, Sharon M. (Sharon Mills)

Summary: When a burning cross set by the Klan causes panic and fear in 1932 Bumblebee, North Carolina, fifth-grader Stella must face prejudice and find the strength to demand change in her segregated town.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2015

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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JFIC DRA

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1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: JT Fiction Draper 2015

Scattergood, Augusta.

Summary: In the summer of 1964 as she is about to turn twelve, Glory's town of Hanging Moss, Mississippi, is beset by racial tension when town leaders close her beloved public pool rather than desegregating it.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2012

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1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: JT Fiction Scattergood 2012

Blackman, Malorie

Summary: Sephy is a Cross- dark-skinned and beautiful, she lives a life of privilege and power. But she burns with injustice at the world she sees around her. Callum is a nought- pale-skinned and poor, he's considered to be less than nothing. But he dreams of a better life.Then - in spite of a world that is fiercely against them - these star-crossed lovers choose each other. But this is love story that...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2019

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

Latham, Irene

Summary: Ten-year-old African American boy wants to welcome the circus elephant named Miss Fancy to her new home in a nearby park, but he is disappointed to see a sign: "No Colored Allowed."

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2020

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1 available in Juvenile book on CD, Call number: J CD Fiction Latham 2020

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

McKissack, Pat

Summary: In segregated 1950s Nashville, a young African American girl braves a series of indignities and obstacles to get to one of the few integrated places in town: the public library.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2001

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE MCK

Miller, Pat Zietlow.

Summary: Growing up in the segregated town of Clarksville, Tennessee, in the 1960s, Alta's family cannot afford to buy her new sneakers--but she still plans to attend the parade celebrating her hero Wilma Rudolph's three Olympic gold medals.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2016

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1 available in Juvenile book on CD, Call number: J CD Fiction Miller 2016

Elster, Jean Alicia

Summary: In The Colored Car, Jean Alicia Elster, author of the award-winning Who's Jim Hines?, follows another member of the Ford family coming of age in Depression-era Detroit. In the hot summer of 1937, twelve-year-old Patsy takes care of her three younger sisters and helps her mother put up fresh fruits and vegetables in the family's summer kitchen, adjacent to the wood yard that her father, Douglas...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ELS

Myers, Walter Dean

Summary: Teenager Biddy Owens' 1948 journal about working for the Birmingham Black Barons includes the games and the players, racism the team faces from New Orleans to Chicago, and his family's resistance to his becoming a professional baseball player. Includes a historical note about the evolution of the Negro Leagues.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2001

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2 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC MYE

Mills, Deborah

Summary: Alfredo y su papá deben cruzar la frontera en un viaje difícil de México a los Estados Unidos. ¿Encontrarán el nuevo hogar que están buscando en el otro lado? Basándose en hechos reales, esta historia cobra vida gracias a la ilustradora Mexicana Claudia Navarro, y está repleta de notas al final del texto para iniciar conversaciones sobre inmigración.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Barefoot Books 2018

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