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March Forward, Girl: From Young Warrior to Little Rock Nine
By Dreamscape Media
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ean: 9781520091426, isbn: 1520091427,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 66 reviews
Long before she was one of the Little Rock Nine, Melba Pattillo Beals was a warrior. Frustrated by the laws that kept African-Americans separate but very much unequal to whites, she had questions: Why couldn't she drink from a whites only fountain? Why couldn't she feel safe beyond home-or even within the walls of church? Adults all told her: Hold your tongue. Be patient. Know your place. But Beals had the heart of a fighter-and the knowledge that her true place was a free one. This memoir

Fort Mose: And the Story of the Man Who Built the First Free Black Settlement in Colonial America
By Abrams Books for Young Readers
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mpn: FBA-|320580, ean: 9780810940567, isbn: 9780810940567,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 100 reviews
In this one-of-a-kind historical picture book, author Glennette Tilley Turner tells the story of Fort Mose, which was founded in St. Augustine, Florida, and was the first free African settlement to legally exist in what later became the United States. Fort Mose was not only the first free black settlement, but it was also the most southern link of the Underground Railroad as a haven of refuge, just as cities in Canada were the northern most link. Beginning with the story of Francisco Menendez,

The Double Life of Pocahontas
By Blackstone Pub
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ean: 9780976193289, isbn: 0976193280,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 39 reviews
Pocahontas was the special favorite of her father, the great chief Pawhatan. And when the English settlers came to Virginia, she became a ''sister'' to Captain John Smith, who was ''adopted'' into her tribe. She was permitted to move freely between the Indian and white worlds, and her life seemed perfect. But soon there was trouble. Pocahontas was kidnapped by the settlers, who forced her to live like a white woman. She yearned for her father to meet the colonists' demands so all would be well

Picture Book of Rosa Parks, a (CD) (Picture Book Biography)
By Live Oak Media (NY)
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ean: 9781591127604, isbn: 1591127602,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 45 reviews
..''.an excellent addition to Spanish language collections.'' - School Library Journal.

Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice
By Brilliance Audio
SKU: #GRP36673676
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sku: GRP36673676, ean: 9781441802378, isbn: 1441802371,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 21 reviews
On March 2, 1955, a slim, bespectacled teenager refused to give up her seat to a white woman on a segregated bus in Montgomery, Alabama. Shouting “It’s my constitutional right!” as police dragged her off to jail, Claudette Colvin decided she’d had enough of the Jim Crow segregation laws that had angered and puzzled her since she was a young child. But instead of being celebrated, as Rosa Parks would be when she took the same stand nine months later, Claudette found herself shunned by

Warriors Don't Cry: A Searing Memoir of the Battle to Integrate Little Rock's Central High
By Tantor Audio
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ean: 9781452604947, isbn: 1452604940,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 53 reviews
The landmark 1954 Supreme Court ruling, Brown v. Board of Education, brought the promise of integration to Little Rock, Arkansas, but it was hard-won for the nine black teenagers chosen to integrate Central High School in 1957. They ran a gauntlet flanked by a rampaging mob and a heavily armed Arkansas National Guard-opposition so intense that soldiers from the elite 101st Airborne Division were called in to restore order. For Melba Beals and her eight friends those steps marked their

Becoming Maria: Love and Chaos in the South Bronx
By Scholastic Inc.
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ean: 9780545880824, isbn: 0545880823,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 63 reviews
Pura Belpre Honor winner for The Revolution of Evelyn Serrano and one of America's most influential Hispanics--'Maria' on Sesame Street--delivers a beautifully wrought coming-of-age memoir. Set in the 1970s in the Bronx, this is the story of a girl with a dream. Emmy award-winning actress and writer Sonia Manzano plunges us into the daily lives of a Latino family that is loving--and troubled. This is Sonia's own story rendered with an unforgettable narrative power. When readers meet young

Underground Railroad (Graphic History)
By Abdo & Daughters
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ean: 9781602703117, isbn: 1602703116,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 14 reviews
United States, 1800s. Due to the need for manual labor, millions of African people were transported to and sold in the United States. These people were treated as property, and many felt this was wrong. These people helped thousands of slaves escape to the North where slavery was illegal. Follow the drinking gourd along the Underground Railroad in these daring graphic novels..

Danza!: Amalia Hernandez and El Ballet Folklorico de Mexico
By Dreamscape Media
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ean: 9781520082813, isbn: 1520082819,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 145 reviews
As a child, Amalia always thought she would grow up to be a teacher-that is, until she saw dancers perform in her town square. She was fascinated by the way they twirled and swayed, and she knew that someday she would be a dancer, too. When she began to study dance, she studied many different types, including ballet and modern, under some of the best teachers in the world. But she didn't stop there. She also traveled throughout Mexico to learn its regional dances. Soon, she founded her own

The Princess Pocahontas
By Blackstone
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ean: 9780786172283, isbn: 0786172282,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 120 reviews
Every school child knows the story of how Pocahontas saved the life of Captain John Smith, but that’s not the whole story. The Native American princess Pocahontas was born near the end of the sixteenth century as the daughter of Powhatan, chief of the Powhatan confederacy. It was Pocahontas, known as Matoaka by her clan, who interceded on behalf of John Smith in 1608 and then persuaded her father to bring food to the starving colonists at Jamestown. In 1614, after learning the ways of the

Walking the Choctaw Road CD: Stories from Red People Memory
By Brand: Cinco Puntos Press
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ean: 9780938317821, isbn: 0938317822,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 12 reviews
In this two-CD companion to his book, Choctaw storyteller Tim Tingle reaches far back into tribal memory to offer a deeply personal collection of stories woven from the supernatural, mythical, historical and oral accounts of Choctaw people living today. Joseph Bruchac, an admirer of Tim’s work, says, “…these stories will stay with you and lend you some of their strength.”Tim Tingle lives outside San Antonio, Texas, and travels throughout the country telling stories.Used Book in Good

The Port Chicago 50: Disaster, Mutiny, and the Fight for Civil Rights
By Random House
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ean: 9781467666503, isbn: 1467666505,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 31 reviews
An astonishing civil rights story from Newbery Honor winner and National Book Award finalist Steve Sheinkin. On July 17, 1944, a massive explosion rocked the segregated Navy base at Port Chicago, California, killing more than 300 sailors who were at the docks, critically injuring off-duty men in their bunks, and shattering windows up to a mile away. On August 9th, 244 men refused to go back to work until unsafe and unfair conditions at the docks were addressed. When the dust settled, fifty were

Claiming My Place: Coming of Age in the Shadow of the Holocaust
By Macmillan Young Listeners
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ean: 9781427294678, isbn: 1427294674,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 77 reviews
''[Narrator Ilyana Kadushin] presents a perfectly paced narration and crafts just the right tones for the emotions this serious and inspiring memoir requires.'' ― BooklistA Junior Library Guild selectionClaiming My Place is the true story of a young Jewish woman who survived the Holocaust by escaping to Nazi Germany and hiding in plain sight.Meet Barbara Reichmann, once known as Gucia Gomolinska: smart, determined, independent, and steadfast in the face of injustice. A Jew growing up in

Picture Book of Martin Luther King, Jr., a (CD) (Picture Book Biography)
By Live Oak Media (NY)
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ean: 9781591127727, isbn: 1591127726,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 38 reviews
Who better to share the history and traditions of this important Mexican holiday than abuela? With original verse and humorous, colorful illustrations this inter-generational look at the holiday features Grandma sharing stories about the significance of the various customs..

Barack Obama: 44th U.S. President (Essential Lives)
By Essential Library
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ean: 9781616414481, isbn: 1616414480,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 72 reviews

Cesar: Si, Se Puede! Yes, We Can! (Pura Belpre Honor Book. Illustrator (Awards))
By Brand: Two Lions
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mpn: Illustrated, ean: 9780761451723, isbn: 0761451722,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 47 reviews
Born in 1927 in Yuma, Arizona, César Chavez lived the hard-scrabble life of a migrant worker during the Depression. Although his mother wanted him to get an education, César left school after eighth grade to work. He grew to be a charismatic leader and founded the National Farm Workers Association, an organization that fought for basic rights for farm workers. In powerful poems and dramatic stylized illustrations, Carmen T. Bernier-Grand and David Díaz pay tribute to Chavez’s legacy

Picture Book of Frederick Douglass, a (1 Hardcover/1 CD) (Picture Book Biography)
By Live Oak Media
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ean: 9781595193773, isbn: 1595193774,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 41 reviews
Presents a biography of the escaped slave who became an orator, writer, and leader in the abolitionist movement..

The Origin of the Milky Way and Other Living Stories of the Cherokee
By The University of North Carolina Press
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ean: 9780807886762, isbn: 0807886769,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 81 reviews
Cherokee people have lived in the Great Smoky Mountains for thousands of years. During all this time, they have told stories to each other to explain how things came to be, to pass on lessons about life, and to describe the mountains, animals, plants, and spirits around them. The Origin of the Milky Way and Other Living Stories of the Cherokee collects 26 stories that are great for kids and are still being told by storytellers today. Presented by members of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians

A Child's Introduction to African American History: The Experiences, People, and Events That Shaped Our Country - Library Edition
By Blackstone Pub
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ean: 9781549140808, isbn: 1549140809,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 76 reviews
A fact-filled history of African Americans in politics, activism, sports, entertainment and other disciplines traces the slave trade and abolitionist movement through the Civil Rights era and the creation of hip-hop. Simultaneous..

Chef Roy Choi and the Street Food Remix
By Live Oak Media
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ean: 9781430130987, isbn: 1430130989,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 95 reviews

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