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Remembering Martin Luther King, Jr.: His Life and Crusade in Pictures (Time Inc. Home Entertainment Library-Bound Titles)
By Twenty-First Century Learning
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ean: 9780761341789, isbn: 0761341781,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 51 reviews
A portrait of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., explores his diverse roles as a minister, activist, family man, eloquent speaker, and advocate for peaceful change, in a volume that blends thoughtful text with photographs..

Howard Thurman's Great Hope
By Lee & Low Books
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ean: 9781600608902, isbn: 9781600608902,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 47 reviews
Born in segregated Daytona, Florida, in 1899, Howard Thurman grew up dreaming of a better life a life where his mother and grandmother would not have to cook and clean for other people; a life where he could become a college man, honoring his late father s wishes and his own dreams. Through hard work, perseverance, and the support of friends and family, young Howard transcended the limits on Negro education in Daytona and earned a scholarship to an out-of-town high school. His dream did not

Gloria's Voice: The Story of Gloria Steinem―Feminist, Activist, Leader (People Who Shaped Our World)
By Sterling Children's Books
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ean: 9781454926665, isbn: 145492666X,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 7 reviews
“A subtle ode to an iconic figure of quiet ‘strength and enormous influence.’” —Publishers WeeklyGloria Steinem started a movement that changed our world. This picture-book biography of the pioneering feminist brings the message of equality to a new generation.   Using gorgeous watercolor illustrations, this biography of Gloria Steinem introduces young readers to the leader of the women’s liberation movement. Following her from childhood through her political awakening and beyond,

I Will Always Write Back: How One Letter Changed Two Lives
By Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
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ean: 9780316241311, isbn: 0316241318,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 54 reviews
The New York Times bestselling true story of an all-American girl and a boy from Zimbabwe and the letter that changed both of their lives forever.It started as an assignment. Everyone in Caitlin's class wrote to an unknown student somewhere in a distant place. Martin was lucky to even receive a pen-pal letter. There were only ten letters, and fifty kids in his class. But he was the top student, so he got the first one.That letter was the beginning of a correspondence that spanned six years and

W.E.B. Du Bois: The Fight for Civil Rights (The Library of American Lives and Times)
By Powerplus
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ean: 9781404226562, isbn: 1404226567,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 17 reviews
Examines the life of the black scholar and leader who devoted himself to gaining equality for his people..

For the Right to Learn: Malala Yousafzai's Story (Encounter: Narrative Nonfiction Picture Books)
By Capstone Young Readers
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ean: 9781623704261, isbn: 162370426X,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 86 reviews
She grew up in a world where women were supposed to be quiet. But Malala Yousafzai refused to be silent. She defied the Taliban's rules, spoke out for education for every girl, and was almost killed for her beliefs. This powerful true story of how one brave girl named Malala changed the world proves that one person really can make a difference.Capstone Young Readers.

Two of a Kind
By OKaO Publishing
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ean: 9780692989920, isbn: 0692989927,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 94 reviews
Two of a Kind is Kenny Onatolu's personal story of growing up as a privileged African American in a non-diverse community where it was assumed he came from a disadvantaged home. He met his best friend playing football in the NFL. Together they learned that many judgments were made about them because of the different colors of their skin.   In Two of a Kind he encourages children to ask questions and to be curious about the people around them. Never pass up the opportunity to learn more about

Streetcar to Justice: How Elizabeth Jennings Won the Right to Ride in New York
By Greenwillow Books
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ean: 9780062673602, isbn: 0062673602,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 12 reviews
Starred reviews hail Streetcar to Justice as ''a book that belongs in any civil rights library collection'' (Publishers Weekly) and ''completely fascinating and unique” (Kirkus). Bestselling author and journalist Amy Hill Hearth uncovers the story of a little-known figure in U.S. history in this fascinating biography.In 1854, a young African American woman named Elizabeth Jennings won a major victory against a New York City streetcar company, a first step in the process of desegregating

The Joys of Being a Little Black Boy
By Hurston Media Group, LLC
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ean: 9780692847268, isbn: 069284726X,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 87 reviews
The Joys of Being a Little Black Boy is a vividly illustrated, history-based children s book that brings to life Roy, a joyful Black boy. Roy will take your sons, daughters, nephews, nieces, or class on a biopic journey of joy with some of the world s most notable Black men who, lest we forget were all at one time young Black boys..

Malcolm X: "I Believe in the Brotherhood of Man, All Men" (American Rebels)
By Enslow Pub Inc
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ean: 9780766033849, isbn: 0766033848,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 64 reviews
Four-year-old Malcolm Little watched his home burn down November 7, 1929. He and his family escaped, but the incident would haunt Malcolm for the rest of his life. It was but one of the many injustices Malcolm and his family, and other African Americans, suffered in the United States where segregation and discrimination were law. Life’s lessons turned Malcolm Little into a controversial, defiant, and rebellious man named Malcolm X. He became the best known spokesperson for the Nation of Islam

Write to Me: Letters from Japanese American Children to the Librarian They Left Behind
By Charlesbridge
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ean: 9781580896887, isbn: 158089688X,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 88 reviews
A touching story about Japanese American children who corresponded with their beloved librarian while they were imprisoned in World War II internment camps.When Executive Order 9066 is enacted after the attack at Pearl Harbor, children's librarian Clara Breed's young Japanese American patrons are to be sent to prison camp. Before they are moved, Breed asks the children to write her letters and gives them books to take with them. Through the three years of their internment, the children

Walk Ride Rodeo: A Story about Amberley Snyder
By Snyder Enterprises LLC
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ean: 9780692999189, isbn: 0692999183,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 107 reviews
This is a story of a cowgirl whose love for horses overpowered all challenges put in her path. Her rodeo career began at a young age and her future was destined for success. A car accident changed Amberley's life at age eighteen, leaving her paralyzed. Her challenges and victories are shared as a part of Amberley's journey..

Elizabeth Started All the Trouble
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9780786851423, isbn: 0786851422,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 107 reviews
She couldn't go to college.She couldn't become a politician.She couldn't even vote.But Elizabeth Cady Stanton didn't let that stop her.She called on women across the nation to stand together and demand to be treated as equal to men-and that included the right to vote. It took nearly seventy-five years and generations of women fighting for their rights through words, through action, and through pure determination . . . for things to slowly begin to change.With the help of these trailblazers' own

Martin Rising: Requiem For a King
By Scholastic Press
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ean: 9780545702539, isbn: 0545702534,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 145 reviews
In a rich embroidery of visions, musical cadence, and deep emotion, Andrea and Brian Pinkney convey the final months of Martin Luther King's life -- and of his assassination -- through metaphor, spirituality, and multilayers of meaning.Andrea's stunning poetic requiem, illustrated with Brian's lyrical and colorful artwork, brings a fresh perspective to Martin Luther King, the Gandhi-like, peace-loving activist whose dream of equality -- and whose courage to make it happen -- changed the course

A Time to Act: John F. Kennedy's Big Speech
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mpn: 9780735842755, ean: 9780735842755, isbn: 0735842752,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 46 reviews
School Library Journal Best Book of 2017 Chicago Public Library Best Book of 2017Acclaimed author Shana Corey and New York Times Best Illustrated, Caldecott Honor, and Coretta Scott King Honor–winning artist R. Gregory Christie deliver a fresh look at President John F. Kennedy and his relationship with the civil rights movement. From prominent leaders such as Martin Luther King, Jr. and Jackie Robinson to children and teenagers, it was the people speaking out and working for civil rights

Dear Malala, We Stand with You
By Crown Books for Young Readers
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ean: 9780553521207, isbn: 0553521209,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 7 reviews
An inspiring letter to Malala Yousafzai, winner of the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize, that is both a show of support and a call to action for girls around the world. Malala became the youngest person to win the Nobel Peace Prize after she survived being shot in the head by the Taliban for speaking out in favor of a girl's right to an education. She survived this brutal attack and has emerged as a very powerful voice for social justice in the world. Dear Malala, We Stand with You captures the impact

Heart on Fire: Susan B. Anthony Votes for President
By Albert Whitman & Company
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mpn: colour illustrations, ean: 9780807531884, isbn: 080753188X,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 103 reviews
On November 5, 1872, Susan B. Anthony made history--and broke the law--when she voted in the US presidential election, a privilege that had been reserved for men. She was arrested, tried, and found guilty: “The greatest outrage History every witnessed,” she wrote in her journal. It wasn't until 1920 that women were granted the right to vote, but the civil rights victory would not have been possible without Susan B. Anthony's leadership and passion to stand up for what was right..

Gutsy Girls: Strong Christian Women Who Impacted the World: Book Two: Sisters, Corrie & Betsie ten Boom (Volume 2)
By CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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ean: 9781533021113, isbn: 1533021112,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 57 reviews
Girls need heroes. Why not introduce them to women who are smart, bold, courageous, and who love Jesus? -Amy L. SullivanBook Two in the Gutsy Girls: Strong Christian Women Who Impacted the World series introduces readers to sisters, Corrie and Betsie ten Boom. This true story tells of two sisters' love for God, His people, and each other during one of the most horrifying times in history, World War II. Risking their lives to assist Jews and underground workers, Corrie and Betsie ten Boom showed

Mercy: The Incredible Story of Henry Bergh, Founder of the ASPCA and Friend to Animals
By HMH Books for Young Readers
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ean: 9780544650312, isbn: 054465031X,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 103 reviews
Only 150 years ago, most animals in America were subject to horrific treatment. They needed a champion to protect them from abject cruelty, and that person was Henry Bergh. After witnessing the beating of a horse in the streets of New York and attending a bullfight in Spain, Bergh found his calling. He became an enforcer of animal rights and founded the ASPCA, as well as created many animal cruelty laws. He even expanded his advocacy to children. When Bergh died in 1888, the idea that children

Simone de Beauvoir (Little People, Big Dreams)
By Lincoln Children's Books
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ean: 9781786032324, isbn: 1786032325,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 45 reviews
New in the critically acclaimed Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the incredible life of Simone de Beauvoir, the great French philosopher and mother of feminism. When Simone de Beauvoir was a little girl, her father would proudly boast that she had the brain of a man—whatever that meant. But later, after years of studying, Simone would write a book that challenged the role of women in society, sending shock waves around the world. This moving book features stylish and quirky

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