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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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Claudette Colvin : twice toward justice by Hoose, Phillip M. 

BTSB Prebound(Farrar Straus Giroux, 2009)

BTSB #: 462697 Available

Dewey: 323.092/BAges: 10-14   
AR: 6.8 MG RC: 7.1 6-8 Lexile: 1000 F&P: Z

Subjects: Colvin, Claudette,|d1939 African Americans - Biography Civil rights workers Segregation Montgomery (Ala.


Summary: This fresh take on Montgomery's history-making bus protest introduces a brave teenager who refused to give up her seat on a segregated bus.


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Lizzie demands a seat! : Elizabeth Jennings fights for streetcar rights by Anderson, Beth 

BTSB Prebound(Calkins Creek, 2020)

BTSB #: 058959 Available

Dewey: 305.8/BAges: 5-8   
AR: 3.7 LG Lexile: 570 AD

Subjects: Graham, Elizabeth Jennings,|d1827-1901 Segregation African Americans - Biography Civil rights Horse-drawn omnibuses New York (N.Y.


Summary: "Lizzie" Jennings tried to board a streetcar in New York City on her way to church. She was denied entry and decided to fight back.


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Schools of hope : how Julius Rosenwald helped change African American education by Finkelstein, Norman H. 

BTSB Prebound(Calkins Creek, 2014)

BTSB #: 335004 Available

Dewey: 379.263/NAges: 10-14   
AR: 7.9 MG Lexile: 1180

Subjects: Rosenwald, Julius,|d1862-1932 Rosenwald, Julius,|d1862-1932 African Americans Schools Segregation


Summary: The story of philanthropist Julius Rosenwald's southern black schools built in the 1920's.


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Seeds of freedom : the peaceful integration of Huntsville, Alabama by Bass, Hester 

BTSB Prebound(Candlewick Press, 2015)

BTSB #: 095641 Available

Dewey: 323/NAges: 6-9   
AR: 4.6 LG RC: 4.4 3-5 Lexile: 830 AD F&P: R

Subjects: Race relations - Huntsville Region (Ala. Segregation


Summary: Explore a little-known story of the civil rights movement, in which black and white citizens in one Alabama city worked together nonviolently to end segregation.


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Streetcar to justice : how Elizabeth Jennings won the right to ride in New York by Hearth, Amy Hill 

BTSB Prebound(Greenwillow Books, 2018)

BTSB #: 433345 Available

Dewey: 323/NAges: 8-12   
AR: 7.7 MG Lexile: 1120

Subjects: Cable cars (Streetcars Segregation African Americans New York (N.Y.


Summary: One hundred years before Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on a bus in Montgomery Alabama, Elizabeth Jennings Graham's refusal to leave a segregated streetcar started a major civil rights movement in New York City in July 1854.


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Twelve days in May : freedom ride 1961 by Brimner, Larry Dane 

BTSB Prebound(Calkins Creek, 2017)

BTSB #: 151826 Available

Dewey: 323.1/NAges: 10-18   
AR: 7 MG Lexile: 1080

Subjects: Civil rights workers Civil rights movements Freedom Rides|y1961 Segregation Race relations - United States Southern States


Summary: For twelve history-making days in May 1961, thirteen black and white civil rights activists, also known as the "Freedom Riders," traveled by bus into the South to draw attention to the unconstitutional segregation still taking place. Despite their peaceful protests, the Freedom Riders were met with increasing violence the further south they traveled.


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