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Refugee Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780545880831
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Published: Scholastic Press - July 25th, 2017

A New York Times bestseller!

JOSEF is a Jewish boy living in 1930s Nazi Germany. With the threat of concentration camps looming, he and his family board a ship bound for the other side of the world . . .

ISABEL is a Cuban girl in 1994. With riots and unrest plaguing her country, she and her family set out on a raft, hoping to find safety in America . . .


Number the Stars 25th Anniversary Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780544340008
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - October 7th, 2014

As the German troops begin their campaign to "relocate" all the Jews of Denmark, Annemarie Johansen’s family takes in Annemarie’s best friend, Ellen Rosen, and conceals her as part of the family.

Through the eyes of ten-year-old Annemarie, we watch as the Danish Resistance smuggles almost the entire Jewish population of Denmark, nearly seven thousand people, across the sea to


The One and Only Ivan Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780061992254
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Published: HarperCollins - January 17th, 2012

Soon to be a major motion picture!

Winner of the Newbery Medal and a #1 New York Times bestseller


Promises to Keep: How Jackie Robinson Changed America: How Jackie Robinson Changed America Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780439425926
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - February 2004

A warm, intimate portrait of Jackie Robinson, America's sports icon, told from the unique perspective of a unique insider: his only daughter.

Sharon Robinson shares memories of her famous father in this warm loving biography of the man who broke the color barrier in baseball. Jackie Robinson was an outstanding athlete, a devoted family man and a dedicated civil rights activist.


Home of the Brave Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780312535636
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Published: Square Fish - December 23rd, 2008

A man I helped to settle here
taught me a saying from Africa.
I'll bet you would like it:
A cow is God with a wet nose.


Bridge to Terabithia Cover Image
By Katherine Paterson, Donna Diamond (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780690013597
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Published: HarperCollins - May 2nd, 2017

The Youngest Marcher: The Story of Audrey Faye Hendricks, a Young Civil Rights Activist Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481400701
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - January 17th, 2017

Meet the youngest known child to be arrested for a civil rights protest in Birmingham, Alabama, 1963, in this moving picture book that proves you’re never too little to make a difference.

Nine-year-old Audrey Faye Hendricks intended to go places and do things like anybody else.

So when she heard grown-ups talk about wiping out Birmingham’s segregation laws, she spoke up.


We March Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781596435391
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - January 3rd, 2012

On August 28, 1963, a remarkable event took place--more than 250,000 people gathered in our nation's capital to participate in the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. The march began at the Washington Monument and ended with a rally at the Lincoln Memorial, where Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his historic "I Have a Dream" speech, advocating racial harmony.


Freedom Summer: The Savage Season of 1964 That Made Mississippi Burn and Made America a Democracy Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780143119432
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Published: Penguin Books - May 31st, 2011

A riveting account of one of the most remarkable episodes in American history.


Henry's Freedom Box Cover Image
By Ellen Levine, Kadir Nelson (Illustrator), Kadir Nelson (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780439777339
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Published: Scholastic Press - January 2007

A stirring, dramatic story of a slave who mails himself to freedom by a Jane Addams Peace Award-winning author and a Coretta Scott King Award-winning artist.

Henry Brown doesn't know how old he is. Nobody keeps records of slaves' birthdays. All the time he dreams about freedom, but that dream seems farther away than ever when he is torn from his family and put to work in a warehouse.


Freedom on the Menu: The Greensboro Sit-Ins Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780142408940
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Published: Puffin Books - December 27th, 2007

There were signs all throughout town telling eight-year-old Connie where she could and could not go. But when Connie sees four young men take a stand for equal rights at a Woolworth’s lunch counter in Greensboro, North Carolina, she realizes that things may soon change. This event sparks a movement throughout her town and region.


Granddaddy's Turn: A Journey to the Ballot Box Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780763665937
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Published: Candlewick - July 14th, 2015

Based on the true story of one family’s struggle for voting rights in the civil rights–era South, this moving tale shines an emotional spotlight on a dark facet of U.S. history.


If You Lived When There Was Slavery In America (If You…) Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780439567060
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - February 2004

This 24th book in the highly-regarded series explores an important aspect of America history often overlooked in textbooks.

It is hard to imagine that, once, a person in America could be "owned" by another person. But from the time the colonies were settled in the 1600s until the end of the Civil War in 1865, millions of black people were bought and sold like goods.


If You Lived At The Time Of The Civil War (If You…) Cover Image
By Kay Moore, Anni Matsick (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780590454223
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Published: Scholastic Paperbacks - September 1994



If you lived at the time of the Civil War
--Would you have seen a battle?
--Did you continue to go to school?
--Was it hard to get food?

This book tells you what it was like to live at the time of the Civil War from 1861 to 1865.


Follow the Drinking Gourd Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780679819974
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Published: Dragonfly Books - January 15th, 1992

Illus. in full color. "Winter's story begins with a peg-leg sailor who aids slaves on their escape on the Underground Railroad. While working for plantation owners, Peg Leg Joe teaches the slaves a song about the drinking gourd (the Big Dipper). A couple, their son, and two others make their escape by following the song's directions.


The Other Side Cover Image
By Jacqueline Woodson, E. B. Lewis (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780399231162
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - January 15th, 2001

Jacqueline Woodson is the 2018-2019 National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature

Clover's mom says it isn't safe to cross the fence that segregates their African-American side of town from the white side where Anna lives. But the two girls strike up a friendship, and get around the grown-ups' rules by sitting on top of the fence together.


Hello, Universe Cover Image
By Erin Entrada Kelly, Isabel Roxas (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062414151
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Published: Greenwillow Books - March 14th, 2017

Winner of the Newbery Medal

“A charming, intriguingly plotted novel.”—Washington Post

Newbery Medalist Erin Entrada Kelly’s Hello, Universe is a funny and poignant neighborhood story about unexpected friendships.


Poetry for Young People: Langston Hughes Cover Image
By Benny Andrews (Illustrator), David Roessel (Editor), Arnold Rampersad (Editor)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781454903284
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Published: Sterling Children's Books - January 2013

WINNER OF THE 2007 CORETTA SCOTT KING ILLUSTRATOR HONOR AWARD A fresh design and appealing new cover enliven this award-winning collection in the acclaimed Poetry for Young People series. Showcasing the extraordinary Langston Hughes, it's edited by two leading poetry experts and features gallery-quality art by Benny Andrews that adds rich dimension to the words.


Heart and Soul: The Story of America and African Americans Cover Image
By Kadir Nelson, Kadir Nelson (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780061730740
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Published: Balzer + Bray - September 27th, 2011

Kadir Nelson's Heart and Soul is the winner of numerous awards, including the 2012 Coretta Scott King Author Award and Illustrator Honor, and the recipient of five starred reviews.