The American Civil Rights Movement

Speaking Out

Speaking out: The Civil Rights Movement 1950-1964
Kevin Supples
Non-Fiction (Series)
Ages 10 and up
National Geographic, 2006, 0-7922-8279-5 

Freedom Riders

Freedom Riders: John Lewis and Jim Zwerg on the Front Lines of the Civil Rights Movement
Ann Bausum
Ages 10 and up
National Geographic, 2006, 0-7922-4174-6

Delivering Justice

Delivering Justice: W.W. Law and the Fight for Civil Rights
Jim Haskins
Illustrated by Benny Andrews
Non-Fiction Picture Book
Ages 6 to 9
Candlewick, 2005, 076362592-2 

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Biographical Features - Including the Martin Luther King and Rosa Parks features

Historical Features - Including the Black History Month feature

Women of Hope

Women of Hope: African Americans who made a difference
Joyce Hansen
Ages 9 to 12
Scholastic, 2007, 0-590-93974-2

Sweet Land of Liberty

Sweet Land of Liberty
Deborah Hopkinson
Illustrated by Leonard Jenkins
Ages 5 to 8
Peachtree Publishers, 2007, 978-1-56145-395-5

A Sweet Smell of Roses

A Sweet Smell of Roses

Angela Johnson

Illustrated by Eric Velasquez

Picture Book

Ages 5 to 7

Simon and Schuster, 2005, 1-4169-5361-2


Riding to Washington

Riding to Washington

Gwenyth Swain

Illustrated by David Geister

Picture Book (Series)

Ages 7 to 10

Sleeping Bear Press, 2008, 1-58536-324-3



Thurgood Marshall

Thurgood Marshall: Civil Rights Lawyer and Supreme Court Justice

Brenda Haugen

Non-Fiction (Series)

Ages 12 and up

Compass Point Books, 2007, 0-7565-1877-6



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