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The littlest readers can learn about Martin Luther King, Jr., in this board book version of the New York Times bestselling Ordinary People Change the World biography.
"Contagiously upbeat, joyful, and positive . . .
In this book from the critically acclaimed, multimillion-copy best-selling Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the life of Martin Luther King, Jr., the inspiring minister and civil rights activist.
Little Martin grew up in a family of preachers: his dad was a preacher, his uncle was a preacher, his grandfather was a preacher…so maybe he’d become a great$17.99ISBN: 9781534425361Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - October 15th, 2019
A New York Times bestseller!
Recipient of a Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Award
Recipient of an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Children’s Literary Work
From Academy Award–winning actress Lupita Nyong’o comes a powerful, moving picture book about colorism, self-esteem, and learning that true beauty comes from within.$17.99ISBN: 9780525516095Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Nancy Paulsen Books - August 6th, 2019
"Lyons delivers the history of a song that has inspired generations of African-Americans to persist and resist in the face of racism and systemic oppression. . . . A heartfelt history of a historic anthem."--Publishers Weekly
Sing a song full of the faith that the dark past has taught us.$18.99ISBN: 9780823443314Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Neal Porter Books - August 27th, 2019
As a new generation of activists demands an end to racism, A Place to Land reflects on Martin Luther King, Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech and the movement that it galvanized.
Winner of the Orbis Pictus Award for Outstanding Nonfiction for Children
Selected for the Texas Bluebonnet Master List$4.99ISBN: 9781524772352Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Random House Books for Young Readers - December 31st, 2019
Learn about the abolitionist Frederick Douglass and his fight for freedom in this Step 3 Biography Reader!$11.99ISBN: 9781786275073Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Laurence King Publishing - October 1st, 2019
This Maya Angelou children's book is a perfect introduction to one of the world's most famous writers.$7.99ISBN: 9780593124048Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Random House Books for Young Readers - October 1st, 2019
Bring history home and meet some of the world's greatest game changers! get inspired by the true story of the player who broke the color barrier in Major League Baseball. This biography series is for kids who loved Who Was? and are ready for the next level.$17.99ISBN: 9780316475143Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - November 19th, 2019Author-illustrator Vashti Harrison shines a bold, joyous light on black men through history in this #1 New York Times bestseller.$5.99ISBN: 9781465485427Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: DK Children - October 1st, 2019
In this kids' biography, discover the inspiring story of Harriet Tubman, a fearless activist and abolitionist who helped free many slaves.$16.99ISBN: 9781338282801Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Scholastic Press - September 3rd, 2019An incredible memoir from Sharon Robinson about one of the most important years of the civil rights movement.$11.99ISBN: 9781941367513Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Downtown Bookworks - February 18th, 2020
A Black Woman Did That! spotlights vibrant, inspiring black women whose accomplishments have changed the world for the better.
A Black Woman Did That! is a celebration of strong, resilient, innovative, and inspiring women of color.$18.99ISBN: 9780525645818Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Crown Books for Young Readers - January 7th, 2020
Published in collaboration with the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, discover over fifty remarkable African American women whose unique skills and contributions paved the way for the next generation of young people. Perfect for fans of Rad Women Worldwide, Women in Science, and Girls Think of Everything.$18.99ISBN: 9781368045247Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - January 14th, 2020Inspired by the #SayHerName campaign launched by the African American Policy Forum, these poems pay tribute to victims of police brutality as well as the activists insisting that Black Lives Matter. Elliott engages poets from the past two centuries to create a chorus of voices celebrating the creativity, resilience, and courage of Black women and girls.$9.99ISBN: 9781338309850Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Scholastic Nonfiction - December 26th, 2019A classic and highly acclaimed biography of civil rights activist Malcolm X, ever more relevant for today's readers.$18.99ISBN: 9781338323481Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Scholastic Focus - January 7th, 2020A thrilling and incisive examination of the post-Reconstruction era struggle for and suppression of African American voting rights in the United States.
Following the Civil War, the Reconstruction era raised a new question to those in power in the US: Should African Americans, so many of them former slaves, be granted the right to vote?
$17.99ISBN: 9781681198040Availability: Not On Our Shelves, Warehouse ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Bloomsbury YA - January 14th, 2020
From acclaimed author Tonya Bolden comes the story of a teen girl becoming a woman on her own terms against the backdrop of widespread social change in the early 1900s.