Summary: "A nonfiction picture book about The Green Book, a travel guide for African Americans during segregation, and the man who wrote it"--
Publisher / Publication Date: [Beaming Books] 2021
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 305.896 DAW
Summary: Chronicling the riveting history and personal experiences, at once liberating and challenging, harrowing and inspiring, deeply revealing and profoundly transforming, of African Americans on the road from the advent of the automobile through the seismic changes of the 1960s and beyond, it explores the deep background of a recent phrase rooted in realities that have been an indelible part of the...
Format: moving image
Publisher / Publication Date: 2021
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV DRI
Summary: "How the automobile fundamentally changed African American life-the true history beyond the Best Picture-winning movie. The ultimate symbol of independence and possibility, the automobile has shaped this country from the moment the first Model T rolled off Henry Ford's assembly line. Yet cars have always held distinct importance for African Americans, allowing black families to evade the many...
Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation, a division of W.W. Norton & Company 2020
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 323.1196 SOR
Summary: The A Girl Named series tells the stories of how ordinary American girls grew up to be extraordinary American women. Rosa Parks refused to give up her bus seat to a white passenger in 1955, but how did she come to be so brave?
Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 2018
Copies Available at Fife Lake1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 PAT
Summary: They were black and white, young and old, men and women. In the spring and summer of 1961, they put their lives on the line, riding buses through the American South to challenge segregation in interstate transport. Their story is one of the most celebrated episodes of the civil rights movement, yet a full-length history has never been written until now. In these pages, acclaimed historian...
Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2006