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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   
AR: 4.3 LG

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.

22.16 *

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 Lexile: 1170

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.

22.16 *

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.

20.76 *

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

BTSB Prebound(Candlewick Press, 2020)

BTSB #: 501149 Available

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.

21.46 *

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.

21.46 *

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.

22.84 *

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

BTSB Prebound(Calkins Creek, 2020)

BTSB #: 151912 Available

Dewey: 300/CAges: 12-16   
Lexile: 1260

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.

22.16 *

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.

22.16 *

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   
AR: 4.2 LG 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.

21.46 *

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.

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.

21.44 *

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.

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.

20.76 *

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.

21.46 *

This book is anti-racist : 20 lessons on how to wake up, take action and do the work by Jewell, Tiffany 

Paperback New title.(Quarto Library, 2020)

BTSB #: 040596 Temp OS

Dewey: 305.8/NAges: 11-15   
AR: 6.8 MG+

Subjects: Racism Race relations Introspection

Summary: Gain a deeper understanding of your anti-racist self as you progress through 20 chapters that spark introspection, reveal the origins of racism that we are still experiencing, and give you the courage and power to undo it. Each lesson builds on the previous one as you learn more about yourself and racial oppression.

12.29 *

Unspeakable : the Tulsa Race Massacre by Weatherford, Carole Boston 

BTSB Prebound(Carolrhoda, 2021)

BTSB #: 924822 In Bindery

Dewey: 976.6/NAges: 6-8   

Subjects: Tulsa (Okla.), Tulsa Race Massacre, 1921 African Americans - Violence against - Oklahoma - Tulsa - History|y20th century Race relations Greenwood (Tulsa, Okla.) - Race relations - History|y20th century Greenwood (Tulsa, Okla.) - History|y20th century Tulsa (Okla.) - Race relations - History|y20th century

Summary: Provide a powerful look at the 1921 Tulsa race massacre, one of the worst incidents of racial violence in our nation's history.

What is the civil rights movement? [What was--? (Grosset & Dunlap, Penguin Random House)]by Smith, Sherri L. 

BTSB Prebound(Penguin Workshop, 2020)

BTSB #: 831138 Available

Dewey: 323.1196/NAges: 8-12   
Lexile: 840

Subjects: Civil rights movements - United States - History African Americans - Civil rights - History Race relations

Summary: Even though slavery had ended in the 1860s, African Americans were still suffering under the weight of segregation a hundred years later. But by the 1950s, black people refused to remain second-class citizens and were willing to risk their lives to make a change.

13.87 *

Who was Rosa Parks? [Who was--? (Grosset & Dunlap, Penguin Workshop)]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."

13.87 *

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