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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 . . .
$17.99ISBN: 9780544340008Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: 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$17.99ISBN: 9780061992254Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: HarperCollins - January 17th, 2012
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Winner of the Newbery Medal and a #1 New York Times bestseller$17.99ISBN: 9780439425926Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Scholastic Inc. - February 1st, 2004A 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.$7.99ISBN: 9780312535636Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: 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.$16.99ISBN: 9780690013597Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: HarperCollins - May 2nd, 2017$17.99ISBN: 9781481400701Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: 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.$16.99ISBN: 9781596435391Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: 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.$18.00ISBN: 9780143119432Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Penguin Books - May 31st, 2011
A riveting account of one of the most remarkable episodes in American history.$17.99ISBN: 9780439777339Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Scholastic Press - January 1st, 2007A 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.$5.99ISBN: 9780142408940Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: 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.$16.99ISBN: 9780763665937Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: 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.$6.99ISBN: 9780439567060Availability: BackorderedPublished: Scholastic Inc. - February 1st, 2004This 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.$6.99ISBN: 9780590454223Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Scholastic Paperbacks - September 1st, 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.$7.99ISBN: 9780679819974Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: 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.$17.99ISBN: 9780399231162Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: 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.$16.99ISBN: 9780062414151Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: 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.$14.95ISBN: 9781454903284Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: Sterling Children's Books - January 1st, 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.$19.99ISBN: 9780061730740Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 DaysPublished: 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.