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Bausum, Ann.

Summary: Bausum compares and contrasts the childhoods of John Lewis and James Zwerg in a way that helps young readers understand the segregated experience of our nation's past. The book shows how a common interest in justice created the convergent path that enabled these young men to meet as Freedom Riders on a bus journey south.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD 323.092 BAU

Brimner, Larry Dane

Summary: For twelve history-making days in May 1961, thirteen black and white civil rights activists, also known as the Freedom Riders, traveled by bus into the South to draw attention to the unconstitutional segregation still taking place. Despite their peaceful protests, the Freedom Riders were met with increasing violence the further south they traveled.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Calkins Creek, an imprint of Hightlights 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Maraniss, Andrew

Summary: A biography of the first African American basketball player in the Southeastern Conference details his struggles against racism, persistence of will, and role as a civil rights trailblazer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Pinkney, Andrea Davis.

Summary: "This picture book is a celebration of the 50th anniversary of the momentous Woolworth's lunch counter sit-in, when four college students staged a peaceful protest that became a defining moment in the struggle for racial equality and the growing civil rights movement."--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 323.1 PIN

Copies Available at Peninsula

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

Mortensen, Lori

Summary: "The Civil Rights Movement brought about major changes in the United States, including the legal end of segregation between African-Americans and white Americans. Explore the points of view of the activists who fought for change and the people who opposed them through powerful primary sources and historical photos"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 323.11 Mortensen 2015

Bausum, Ann.

Summary: How did two youths-one raised in an all-black community in the deep South, the other brought up with only whites in the Midwest-become partners for freedom during the civil rights movement of the 1960s? Freedom Riders compares and contrasts the childhoods of John Lewis and James Zwerg in a way that helps young readers understand the segregated experience of our nation's past. It shows how a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2006

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 323.09 Bausum

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 323.092 BAU

Schwartz, Heather E.

Summary: "Uses primary sources to tell the story of the Freedom Riders during the U.S. Civil Rights Movement"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Capstone Press, a Capstone imprint 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 323.11 SCH

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 323.11 Schwartz 2015

McClafferty, Carla Killough

Summary: Draws on primary source documents and photographs of historical artifacts to examine the lives of men and women enslaved by the Washington family, and includes information on the present-day archeological survey of Mount Vernon's Slave Cemetery.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 306.3 MCC