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SPECIAL TOPICS: Celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. : Civil Rights


For more booklists celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr, see our Special Topics Booklist page.

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Marching to the mountaintop : how poverty, labor fights, and civil rights set the stage for Martin Luther King, Jr.'s final hours Juvenile Book Marching to the mountaintop : how poverty, labor fights, and civil rights set the stage for Martin Luther King, Jr.'s final hours
The connection between the Memphis sanitation strike and King's death has not received the emphasis it deserves, especially for younger readers. Marching to the Mountaintop explores how the media, politics, the Civil Rights Movement, and labor protests all converged to set the scene for one of King's greatest speeches and for his tragic death.

Bausum, Ann.
J 323.092 BAUSUM
Miles to go for freedom : segregation & civil rights in the Jim Crow years Juvenile Book Miles to go for freedom : segregation & civil rights in the Jim Crow years


Osborne, Linda Barrett, 1949-
J 305.896 OSBORNE
One crazy summer Juvenile Book One crazy summer
In the summer of 1968, after travelling from Brooklyn to Oakland, California, to spend a month with the mother they barely know, eleven-year-old Delphine and her two younger sisters arrive to a cold welcome as they discover that their mother, a dedicated poet and printer, is resentful of the intrusion of their visit and wants them to attend a nearby Black Panther summer camp.

Williams-Garcia, Rita.
J WILLIAM
Our children can soar : a celebration of Rosa, Barack, and the pioneers of change book Our children can soar : a celebration of Rosa, Barack, and the pioneers of change
Part historical, part poetry, and entirely inspirational, this unique picture book takes the reader through the cumulative story of the U.S. Civil Rights Movement.

Cook, Michelle.
E 920.0092 COOK
Remember Little Rock : the time, the people, the stories Juvenile Book Remember Little Rock : the time, the people, the stories
Just over 50 years ago, in Little Rock, Arkansas, nine brave black students stood up for their rights and made history. The integration of Central High School in Little Rock changed the course of education in America forever, and became one of the pivotal points in the Civil Rights Movement.

Walker, Paul Robert.
J 379.263 WALKER
Sit-in : how four friends stood up by sitting down Juvenile Book Sit-in : how four friends stood up by sitting down
A celebration of the 50th anniversary of the momentous Woolworth's lunch counter sit-in.

Pinkney, Andrea Davis.
J 323.1196 PINKNEY
Students on strike : Jim Crow, civil rights, Brown, and me : a memoir Juvenile Book Students on strike : Jim Crow, civil rights, Brown, and me : a memoir
Eyewitness tells account of a strike to end segregation in schools.

Stokes, John A., 1931-
J 371.8299 STOKES
The Beatitudes : from slavery to civil rights Juvenile Book The Beatitudes : from slavery to civil rights
The Beatitudes form the backdrop for Weatherford's free-verse poem that traces the African American journey from slavery to civil rights.

Weatherford, Carole Boston, 1956-
J 323.0973 WEATHER
The civil rights movement Juvenile Book The civil rights movement
Discusses significant events that shaped the American civil rights movement, from the Civil War to the presidential election of Barack Obama.

Hynson, Colin.
J 323.1196 HYNSON
The Watsons go to Birmingham--1963 : a novel Juvenile Book The Watsons go to Birmingham--1963 : a novel
The ordinary interactions and everyday routines of the Watsons, an African American family living in Flint, Michigan, are drastically changed after they go to visit Grandma in Alabama in the summer of 1963.

Curtis, Christopher Paul.
J CURTIS
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