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164395
Above the rim : how Elgin Baylor changed basketball by Bryant, Jen 

BTSB Prebound(Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2020)

BTSB #: 164395 Available

Dewey: 796.323/BAges: 4-8   


Subjects: Baylor, Elgin Minneapolis Lakers (Basketball team) Los Angeles Lakers (Basketball team) National Basketball Association African American basketball players - United States - Biography Segregation Race relations


Summary: A player in the late 1950s and early 1960s for the Minneapolis/Los Angeles Lakers, Elgin Baylor was known for his acrobatic style of moving and shooting, inspiring others to get creative with their game. But when hotels and restaurants were racially segregated on their road trips, Elgin and his teammates boycotted them until the entire NBA followed suit.


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151824
Accused! : the trials of the Scottsboro boys: lies, prejudice, and the fourteenth amendment by Brimner, Larry Dane 

BTSB Prebound(Calkins Creek, 2019)

BTSB #: 151824 Available

Dewey: 973.9/NAges: 13-17   
AR: 8.3 UG

Subjects: Scottsboro Trial, Scottsboro, Ala., 1931 Race relations Scottsboro (Ala.) Alabama


Summary: The story of the Scottsboro Boys, nine African-American teenagers who found their lives destroyed after two white women falsely accused them of rape.


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533239
American immigration : our history, our stories by Krull, Kathleen 

BTSB Prebound(Harper, 2020)

BTSB #: 533239 Available

Dewey: 304.8/NAges: 8-12   


Subjects: Immigrants Race relations Immigration law - United States Colonization United States - Immigration and emigration - History


Summary: Explores the timely topic of immigration over the last 400 years, from the arrival of the Pilgrims to present-day.


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501149
Black friend : on being a better white person by Joseph, Frederick 

BTSB Prebound New title, awaiting publication or binding.(Candlewick Press, 2020)

BTSB #: 501149 In Bindery

Dewey: 305/NAges: 12-16   


Subjects: Racism Race relations Social action


Summary: Writing from the perspective of a friend, the author offers candid reflections on his own experiences with racism and conversations with prominent artists and activists about theirs-creating an essential read for white people who are committed anti-racists and those newly come to the cause of racial justice.


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544461
Can I touch your hair? : poems of race, mistakes, and friendship by Latham, Irene 

BTSB Prebound(Carolrhoda, 2018)

BTSB #: 544461 Available

Dewey: 811/NAges: 8-12   
AR: 4.6 MG Lexile: NP F&P: U

Subjects: Race awareness Race relations Friendship


Summary: Irene who is white, and Charles who is black, work together on their fifth grade poetry project.


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041860
Children's crusade of 1963 boosts civil rights [Events that changed America]by Adamson, Heather 

BTSB Prebound(Child's World, 2019)

BTSB #: 041860 Available

Dewey: 323.1196/NAges: 8-12   
AR: 5.3 MG Lexile: 860 F&P: X

Subjects: Civil rights movements Race relations


Summary: A captivating look into the Civil Rights Movement and how the actions of children helped promote equality for all races in America.


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Finding a way home : Mildred and Richard Loving and the fight for marriage equality by Brimner, Larry Dane 

BTSB Prebound New title, awaiting publication or binding.(Calkins Creek, 2020)

BTSB #: 151912 In Bindery

Dewey: 300/CAges: 12-16   


Subjects: Loving, Mildred Jeter Loving, Richard Perry Interracial marriage Race relations Marriage law


Summary: When Mildred and Richard Loving are arrested, simply because of their mixed-race marriage, they must challenge the courts and the country to secure their civil rights.


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434059
Hard work, but it's worth it : the life of Jimmy Carter by Hegedus, Bethany 

BTSB Prebound(HarperCollins, 2020)

BTSB #: 434059 Available

Dewey: 973/BAges: 4-8   


Subjects: Carter, Jimmy,|d1924- Presidents - Biography Governors - Georgia - Biography Race relations United States - Politics and government


Summary: A picture book biography of Jimmy Carter, the 39th President of the United States and a Nobel Prize Winner.


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729809
Lift as you climb : the story of Ella Baker by Powell, Patricia Hruby 

BTSB Prebound(Margaret K. McElderry Books, 2020)

BTSB #: 729809 Available

Dewey: 323.092/BAges: 4-8   
Lexile: 730 AD F&P: X

Subjects: Baker, Ella,|d1903-1986 Civil rights workers - United States - Biography African American women civil rights workers - Biography Race relations


Summary: A picture book about the life of civil rights activist Ella Baker.


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280275
Lifting as we climb : black women's battle for the ballot box by Dionne, Evette 

BTSB Prebound(Viking, 2020)

BTSB #: 280275 Available

Dewey: 324.6/CAges: 10-14   


Subjects: United States.|tConstitution.|n19th Amendment Suffrage - United States - History|y20th century Women - Suffrage - United States African American women - Biography Race relations Women's rights - United States


Summary: Tells the important, overlooked story of black women as a force in the suffrage movement.


295125
Memphis, Martin, and the mountaintop : the Sanitation Strike of 1968 by Duncan, Alice Faye 

BTSB Prebound(Calkins Creek, 2018)

BTSB #: 295125 Available

Dewey: 323/BAges: 8-11   
AR: 4.9 MG Lexile: 800 F&P: W

Subjects: Jackson, Lorraine King, Martin Luther, - Jr.,|d1929-1968 Sanitation Workers Strike, Memphis, Tenn., 1968 Civil rights movements Race relations Memphis (Tenn.)


Summary: The story of nine-year-old Lorraine Jackson, who in 1968 witnessed the Memphis sanitation strike-Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s final stand for justice before his assassination.


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P02209
Open mic : : ten authors riff on growing up between cultures by Perkins, Mitali 

Audio Book(Findaway World, LLC, 2013)

BTSB #: P02209 Available

Dewey: 305.8/NAges: 13-18   


Subjects: Race relations


Summary: Talking about race can be difficult. It's a slippery subject, rife with as many perspectives as there are people in the world. But laughter gets us talking. It has the power to break down barriers and draw us closer together. Acclaimed author and speaker Mitali Perkins invites us to listen in as ten authors for young adult--some familiar, some new--step up to the mic and share their stories about what it's like growing up between cultures.


871412
Talk : conversations about race, love & truth

BTSB Prebound(Crown Books for Young Readers, 2020)

BTSB #: 871412 Available

Dewey: 305.8009/NAges: 10-14   
Lexile: 780 F&P: Z

Subjects: Racism Race relations African American children African Americans - Social conditions Minorities - United States Ethnic identity Self-esteem in children Conduct of life Encouragement American didactic literature


Summary: Thirty diverse and award-winning authors and illustrators capture frank discussions about racism, identity, and self-esteem.


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470582
That is my dream! : a picture book of Langston Hughes's "Dream Variation" by Hughes, Langston 

BTSB Prebound(Schwartz & Wade Books, 2017)

BTSB #: 470582 Available

Dewey: 811/NAges: 4-7   
Lexile: 250 AD F&P: K

Subjects: African American children Race relations


Summary: An African-American boy faces the harsh reality of segregation and racial prejudice, but he dreams of a different life--one full of freedom, hope, and wild possibility, where he can fling his arms wide in the face of the sun.


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624142
Who was Rosa Parks? [Who was--? (Grosset & Dunlap)]by McDonough, Yona Zeldis 

BTSB Prebound(Grosset & Dunlap, 2010)

BTSB #: 624142 Available

Dewey: 323.092/BAges: 8-12   
AR: 4.8 MG RC: 4.3 3-5 Lexile: 700

Subjects: Parks, Rosa,|d1913-2005 African American women - Alabama - Montgomery - Biography African Americans - Alabama - Montgomery - Biography Civil rights workers - Alabama - Montgomery - Biography African Americans - Civil rights - Alabama - Montgomery - History|y20th century Segregation in transportation - Alabama - Montgomery - History|y20th century Montgomery Bus Boycott, Montgomery, Ala., 1955-1956 Race relations Montgomery (Ala.) - Biography


Summary: In 1955, Rosa Parks refused to give her bus seat to a white passenger in Montgomery, Alabama. This seemingly small act triggered civil rights protests across America and earned Rosa Parks the title "Mother of the Civil Rights Movement."


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