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Our Time Is Now: Power, Purpose, and the Fight for a Fair America Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250257703
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. - June 9th, 2020


"With each page, she inspires and empowers us to create systems that reflect a world in which all voices are heard and all people believe and feel that they matter."
Kerry Washington

Taking Children: A History of American Terror Cover Image
ISBN: 9780520343672
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Published: University of California Press - June 16th, 2020

"You have to take the children away."—Donald Trump
Taking Children
argues that for four hundred years the United States has taken children for political ends. Black children, Native children, Latinx children, and the children of the poor have all been seized from their kin and caregivers.

The True West: Real Stories about Black Cowboys, Women Sharpshooters, Native American Rodeo Stars, Pioneering Vaqueros, and the Unsun Cover Image
By Wiliam Luong (Illustrator), Mifflin Lowe
ISBN: 9781733633512
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Published: Bushel & Peck Books - June 2nd, 2020

Did you know that the Lone Ranger was likely inspired by a black cowboy? Or that some of the most famous sharpshooters in the West were women? Or how a Native American rodeo star could ride even a buffalo?

Who Was Ida B. Wells? (Who Was?) Cover Image
By Sarah Fabiny, Who HQ, Ted Hammond (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780593093351
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Published: Penguin Workshop - June 2nd, 2020

The story of how a girl born into slavery became an early leader in the civil rights movement and the most famous black female journalist in nineteenth-century America.

I am Strong: A Little Book About Rosa Parks (Ordinary People Change the World) Cover Image
ISBN: 9780593110102
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Published: Dial Books - June 2nd, 2020

The littlest readers can learn about Rosa Parks in this board book version of the New York Times bestselling Ordinary People Change the World biography.