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924771
Be a King : Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s dream and you by Weatherford, Carole Boston 

BTSB Prebound(Bloomsbury, 2018)

BTSB #: 924771 Available

Dewey: 323.092/NAges: 4-8   
AR: 2.1 LG Lexile: 360

Subjects: King, Martin Luther, - Jr.,|d1929-1968 African Americans - Biography Civil rights workers - United States - Biography African Americans - Civil rights - History|y20th century Civil rights movements - United States - History|y20th century


Summary: See a class of young students as they begin a school project inspired by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and learn to follow his example, as he dealt with adversity and never lost hope that a future of equality and justice would soon be a reality. As times change, Dr. King's example remains, encouraging a new generation of children to take charge and change the world ... to be a King.


22.08 *

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949726
Call him Jack : the story of Jackie Robinson, black freedom fighter by Williams, Yohuru R. 

BTSB Prebound(Farrar Straus Giroux, 2022)

BTSB #: 949726 Available

Dewey: 796.357/BAges: 10-14   
Lexile: 1090

Subjects: Robinson, Jackie,|d1919-1972 African American baseball players - Biography African Americans - Civil rights - History|y20th century Civil rights movements - United States - History|y20th century


Summary: An eye-opening portrayal of this barrier-breaking American hero as a lifelong, relentlessly proud fighter for Black justice and civil rights.


23.48 *

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P07774
Child of the dream : : a memoir of 1963 by Robinson, Sharon 

Audio Book(Findaway World, LLC, 2019)

BTSB #: P07774 Available

Dewey: 973.9209/NAges: 8-12   


Subjects: Robinson, Sharon,|d1950- - Childhood and youth Robinson, Jackie,|d1919-1972 - Family African American girls - Connecticut - Stamford - Biography Bildungsromans - Connecticut - Stamford African Americans - Civil rights - History|y20th century Stamford (Conn.) - Race relations - History|y20th century


Summary: In January of 1963, Sharon Robinson turned thirteen the night before George Wallace declared on national television 'segregation now, segregation tomorrow, segregation forever' in his inauguration for governor of Alabama. That was the start of a year that would become one of the most pivotal years in the history of America. As the daughter of Jackie Robinson, Sharon had incredible access to some of the most important events of the era.


56.99 *

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759441
Child of the dream : a memoir of 1963 by Robinson, Sharon 

Paperback(Scholastic Press, 2019)

BTSB #: 759441 Temp OS

Dewey: 973.9209/BAges: 8-12   
AR: 4.9 MG

Subjects: Robinson, Sharon,|d1950- - Childhood and youth Robinson, Jackie,|d1919-1972 - Family African American girls - Connecticut - Stamford - Biography Bildungsromans - Connecticut - Stamford African Americans - Civil rights - History|y20th century Stamford (Conn.) - Race relations - History|y20th century


Summary: In January of 1963, Sharon Robinson turned thirteen the night before George Wallace declared on national television 'segregation now, segregation tomorrow, segregation forever' in his inauguration for governor of Alabama. That was the start of a year that would become one of the most pivotal years in the history of America. As the daughter of Jackie Robinson, Sharon had incredible access to some of the most important events of the era.


6.55 *

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759442
Child of the dream : a memoir of 1963 by Robinson, Sharon 

BTSB Prebound(Scholastic Press, 2019)

BTSB #: 759442 Available

Dewey: 973.9209/BAges: 8-12   
AR: 4.9 MG

Subjects: Robinson, Sharon,|d1950- - Childhood and youth Robinson, Jackie,|d1919-1972 - Family African American girls - Connecticut - Stamford - Biography Bildungsromans - Connecticut - Stamford African Americans - Civil rights - History|y20th century Stamford (Conn.) - Race relations - History|y20th century


Summary: In January of 1963, Sharon Robinson turned thirteen the night before George Wallace declared on national television 'segregation now, segregation tomorrow, segregation forever' in his inauguration for governor of Alabama. That was the start of a year that would become one of the most pivotal years in the history of America. As the daughter of Jackie Robinson, Sharon had incredible access to some of the most important events of the era.


21.38 *

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636308
I am Martin Luther King, Jr [Ordinary people change the world]by Meltzer, Brad 

BTSB Prebound(Dial Books for Young Readers, 2016)

BTSB #: 636308 Available

Dewey: 323.092/BAges: 6-8   
AR: 3.8 LG Lexile: 640

Subjects: King, Martin Luther, - Jr.,|d1929-1968 African Americans - Biography Civil rights workers - United States - Biography African Americans - Civil rights - History|y20th century Civil rights movements - United States - History|y20th century Nonviolence


Summary: A biography of Martin Luther King Jr. that tells the story of how he used nonviolence to lead the civil rights movement.


20.68 *

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718897
John Lewis [My Itty-Bitty Bio]by Pincus, Meeg 

BTSB Prebound(Cherry Lake, 2021)

BTSB #: 718897 Available

Dewey: 323.092/BAges: 4-7   
AR: 1.8 LG Lexile: 470

Subjects: Lewis, John,|d1940-2020 African American civil rights workers - Biography Civil rights workers - United States - Biography African Americans - Civil rights - History|y20th century United States - Race relations


Summary: Examines the life of civil rights activist John Lewis.


23.46 *

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916813
Love is loud : how Diane Nash led the Civil Rights Movement by Wallace, Sandra Neil 

BTSB Prebound(Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2023)

BTSB #: 916813 In Bindery

Dewey: 323.092/BAges: 4-8   


Subjects: Nash, Diane,|d1938- African American women civil rights workers - Biography Civil rights workers - United States - Biography Civil rights movements - United States - History|y20th century African Americans - Civil rights - History|y20th century United States - Race relations - History|y20th century


Summary: A picture book biography of Diane Nash, a Civil Rights Movement leader at the side of Martin Luther King Jr. and John Lewis. Born in 1938 in Chicago, Diane went on to take command of the Nashville Movement, leading lunch counter sit-ins and peaceful marches. Diane decides to fight not with anger or violence, but with love. With her strong words of truth and actions, she works to stop segregation.


22.78 *

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883074
March on Washington [We shall overcome]by Tisdale, Rachel 

BTSB Prebound(PowerKids, 2014)

BTSB #: 883074 Available

Dewey: 323.1196/NAges: 9-12   


Subjects: King, Martin Luther, - Jr.,|d1929-1968.|tI have a dream March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom|d(1963 : - Washington, D.C.) Civil rights demonstrations - Washington (D.C.) - History|y20th century African Americans - Civil rights - History|y20th century


Summary: Presents one of the most memorable events of the Civil Rights Movement, the 1963 march on Washington that involved more than 250,000 participants and included Martin Luther King Jr.'s masterwork "I Have A Dream" speech.


6.50 *

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617342
Mighty justice : the untold story of civil rights trailblazer Dovey Johnson Roundtree by Asim, Jabari 

BTSB Prebound(Roaring Brook Press, 2020)

BTSB #: 617342 Available

Dewey: 323.092/BAges: 10-14   
AR: 8.1 MG+

Subjects: Roundtree, Dovey Johnson,|d1914-2018 African Americans - Biography African Americans - Civil rights - History|y20th century Civil rights workers - United States - Biography Women - Biography Segregation


Summary: The memoir of activist and trailblazer Dovey Johnson Roundtree who won a landmark desegregation court case and was one of the first black women to break down barriers in several areas of society.


23.48 *

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959065
Place to land : Martin Luther King Jr. and the speech that inspired a nation by Wittenstein, Barry 

BTSB Prebound(Holiday House, 2019)

BTSB #: 959065 Available

Dewey: 323.092/NAges: 7-9   
AR: 5.6 MG Lexile: 990

Subjects: King, Martin Luther, - Jr.,|d1929-1968.|tI have a dream March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom|d(1963 : - Washington, D.C.) American speeches - Washington (D.C.) African Americans - Civil rights - History|y20th century Civil rights movements - United States - History|y20th century


Summary: The true story behind the writing of Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech.


959066
Place to land : Martin Luther King Jr. and the speech that inspired a nation by Wittenstein, Barry 

BTSB Prebound(Holiday House, 2019)

BTSB #: 959066 Available

Dewey: 323.092/NAges: 7-9   
AR: 5.6 MG

Subjects: King, Martin Luther, - Jr.,|d1929-1968.|tI have a dream March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom|d(1963 : - Washington, D.C.) American speeches - Washington (D.C.) African Americans - Civil rights - History|y20th century Civil rights movements - United States - History|y20th century


Summary: The true story behind the writing of Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech.


22.78 *

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P02467
Port Chicago 50 : disaster, mutiny, and the fight for civil rights by Sheinkin, Steve 

Audio Book(Findaway World, LLC, 2014)

BTSB #: P02467 Available

Dewey: 940.54/NAges: 12-16   


Subjects: United States.|bNavy - African Americans - History|y20th century World War, 1939-1945 - African American participation Port Chicago Mutiny, Port Chicago, Calif., 1944 Port Chicago Mutiny Trial, San Francisco, Calif., 1944 African American sailors - History|y20th century African Americans - Civil rights - History|y20th century


Summary: The story of 50 black sailors who stood up for their rights and faced mutiny charges during WWII.


52.24 *

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924816
Song for the unsung : Bayard Rustin, the man behind the 1963 March on Washington by Weatherford, Carole Boston 

BTSB Prebound(Holt, 2022)

BTSB #: 924816 In Bindery

Dewey: 323.092/BAges: 6-9   
Lexile: 790

Subjects: Rustin, Bayard,|d1912-1987 Civil rights workers - United States African American civil rights workers African Americans - Civil rights - History|y20th century Civil rights movements - United States - Songs Civil rights movements - United States - History|y20th century United States - Race relations - History|y20th century


Summary: A picture book biography of Bayard Rustin, the gay Black man behind the March on Washington of 1963.


23.48 *

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068209
Story of the civil rights march on Washington for jobs and freedom in photographs [Story of the civil rights movement in photographs]by Aretha, David 

BTSB Prebound(Enslow, 2014)

BTSB #: 068209 Available

Dewey: 975.3/NAges: 10-14   
AR: 6.1 MG Lexile: 890

Subjects: March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom|d(1963 : - Washington, D.C.) Civil rights demonstrations - Washington (D.C.) - History|y20th century African Americans - Civil rights - History|y20th century


Summary: Discusses the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom in 1963, including the causes for the march, how the march was organized and its leaders, the important speeches, and the impact it had on the Civil Rights Movement.


26.24 *

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243833
Time to act : John F. Kennedy's big speech by Corey, Shana 

BTSB Prebound(NorthSouth Books, 2017)

BTSB #: 243833 Available

Dewey: 973.922/BAges: 7-9   
AR: 5.2 LG RC: 5.5 3-5 Lexile: 850

Subjects: Kennedy, John F.|q(John Fitzgerald),|d1917-1963 Kennedy, John F.|q(John Fitzgerald),|d1917-1963 - Influence African Americans - Civil rights - History|y20th century American speeches Presidents United States - Politics and government|y1961-1963 United States - Politics and government|y1945-1989


Summary: A fresh look at Kennedy, underscoring the greatness and fallibility of our leaders and how each one of us, no matter who we are, have the power to make a difference. With quotes from JFK's speeches and detailed back matter, this biography offers a sensitive account of a tumultuous time in history and compelling questions about effecting positive change today.


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