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826995
American wings : Chicago's pioneering Black aviators and the race for equality in the sky by Smith, Sherri L. 

BTSB Prebound(Putnam, 2024)

BTSB #: 826995 Available

Dewey: 629.1309/CAges: 12-14   
Lexile: 1210

Subjects: African American air pilots - Biography Air pilots - United States - Biography Aeronautics - United States - History|y20th century United States - Race relations - History|y20th century


Summary: A nonfiction account of a group of determined Black Americans who created a flying club and built their own airfield on Chicago's South Side in the period between World Wars I and II.


23.28 *

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605930
And we rise : the Civil Rights Movement in poems by Martin, Erica 

Paperback(Viking, 2023)

BTSB #: 605930 Available

Dewey: 323.1196/NAges: 12-16   


Subjects: African Americans - Civil rights - History|y20th century Civil rights movements - United States - History|y20th century United States - Race relations - History|y20th century


Summary: A powerful, impactful, eye-opening journey that explores through the Civil Rights Movement in 1950s-1960s America in spare and evocative verse, with historical photos interspersed throughout.


9.01 *

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606586
Freedom! : the story of the Black Panther Party by Martin, Jetta Grace 

BTSB Prebound(Levine Querido, 2022)

BTSB #: 606586 Available

Dewey: 323/NAges: 12-16   


Subjects: Black Panther Party - History African Americans - Politics and government|y20th century African Americans - Civil rights - History|y20th century Civil rights movements - United States - History|y20th century African Americans - Politics and government|y20th century United States - Race relations - History|y20th century


Summary: A young reader's adaptation of Black against Empire: The History and Politics of the Black Panther Party, chronicling how the socialist organization sought power through the Black Freedom Movement by promoting Black nationalism.


23.98 *

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675654
From Black Wall Street to Allensworth [Racial Justice In America: Excellence And Achievement]by Nichols, Hedreich 

BTSB Prebound(Cherry Lake, 2022)

BTSB #: 675654 Available

Dewey: 305.896/NAges: 10-12   
AR: 6.8 MG Lexile: 1120

Subjects: African Americans - United States - Economic conditions African Americans - United States - Social conditions|y20th century African American neighborhoods - History Successful people - United States United States - Race relations - History|y20th century


Summary: Learn more about America's thriving Black communities, from Tulsa's Black Wall Street to Allensworth, California. This book illuminates the achievement and culture of these communities, while exploring racism in a comprehensive, honest, and age-appropriate way.


24.66 *

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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 Available

Dewey: 323.092/BAges: 4-8   
AR: 4.3 LG

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.


23.28 *

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873612
Overground railroad : the Green book and the roots of black travel in America by Taylor, Candacy A. 

BTSB Prebound(Amulet Books, 2022)

BTSB #: 873612 Available

Dewey: 305.8009/NAges: 12-16   
AR: 8.6 MG F&P: Z

Subjects: Automobile travel - United States - Guidebooks African Americans - Segregation - History|y20th century African Americans - Travel - United States - History|y20th century United States - Race relations - History|y20th century United States - Social conditions|y20th century


Summary: A young reader's edition of Candacy Taylor's acclaimed book about the history of the Green Book, the guide for Black travelers, which was published from 1936 to 1966 and was the "Black travel guide to America."


26.08 *

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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 Available

Dewey: 323.092/BAges: 6-9   
AR: 4.8 LG 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.


23.98 *

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465558
Trouble maker for justice : the story of Bayard Rustin, the man behind the March on Washington by Houtman, Jacqueline 

Paperback(City Lights Books, 2019)

BTSB #: 465558 Available

Dewey: 323.092/BAges: 13-18   
Lexile: 1170

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 - History|y20th century United States - Race relations - History|y20th century


Summary: This biography of Bayard Rustin for young readers depicts his life of nonviolent activism and resistance.


11.44 *

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