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March Book One

by John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell

Book 1 of the March Trilogy

  • Grade Level:
    7-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction, Graphic Novel
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2013
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (19), Author Personal Websites (2), Author Blogs (1), Audio Name Pronunciations (2), Author Guest Blog Posts (3)
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March Book Two

by John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell

Book 2 of the March Trilogy

  • Grade Level:
    4-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction, Graphic Novel
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2015
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (21), Author Personal Websites (2), Author Blogs (1), Audio Name Pronunciations (2), Author Guest Blog Posts (1)
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Separate Is Never Equal: Sylvia Mendez and Her Family's Fight for Desegregation

by Duncan Tonatiuh
  • Grade Level:
    1-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Spanish, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    Latinx
  • Year Published:
    2014
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (7), Author Personal Websites (1), Audio Name Pronunciations (1), In-depth Interviews (1)
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Voice of Freedom: Fannie Lou Hamer: The Spirit of the Civil Rights Movement

by Carole Boston Weatherford and Ekua Holmes
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One Crazy Summer

by Rita Williams-Garcia
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Historical Fiction, Realistic Fiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2010
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (3), Author Personal Websites (1), Audio Name Pronunciations (1), In-depth Interviews (1), Author Guest Blog Posts (1)
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Heart and Soul: The Story of America and African Americans

by Kadir Nelson
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2011
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (7), Author Personal Websites (1), Audio Name Pronunciations (1), Meet-the-Author Movies (1)
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Youngest Marcher, The: The Story of Audrey Faye Hendricks, a Young Civil Rights Activist

by Cynthia Y. Levinson and Vanessa Brantley-Newton
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Between the Lines: How Ernie Barnes Went from the Football Field to the Art Gallery

by Sandra Neil Wallace and Bryan Collier
  • Grade Level:
    PK-2
  • Curricular Areas:
    Art, English Language Arts, History, Physical Education
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction, Sports
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2018
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (7), Author Personal Websites (2), Author Blogs (1), Audio Name Pronunciations (2), In-depth Interviews (1), Meet-the-Author Movies (1)
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Memphis, Martin, and the Mountaintop: The Sanitation Strike of 1968

by Alice Faye Duncan and R. Gregory Christie
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Historical Fiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2018
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (7), Author Personal Websites (2), Author Blogs (1), Audio Name Pronunciations (1)
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Sit-In: How Four Friends Stood Up by Sitting Down

by Andrea Davis Pinkney and Brian Pinkney
  • Grade Level:
    1-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2010
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (4), Author Personal Websites (2), Audio Name Pronunciations (2), In-depth Interviews (1)
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Turning 15 on the Road to Freedom: My Story of the Selma Voting Rights March

by Lynda Blackmon Lowery, Elspeth Leacock, Susan Buckley, and P.J. Loughran
  • Grade Level:
    7-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American, Women / Girls
  • Year Published:
    2015
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (6), Author Personal Websites (3), Audio Name Pronunciations (1)
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Betty Before X

by Ilyasah Shabazz and Renée Watson
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2018
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (8), Author Personal Websites (2), Audio Name Pronunciations (2)
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Rock and the River, The

by Kekla Magoon
  • Grade Level:
    1-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, History
  • Genres:
    Historical Fiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2009
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (8), Author Personal Websites (1), Author Blogs (1), Audio Name Pronunciations (1)
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We've Got a Job: The 1963 Birmingham Children's March

by Cynthia Y. Levinson
  • Grade Level:
    7-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2012
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (4), Author Personal Websites (1), Audio Name Pronunciations (1)
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I Have a Dream

by Martin Luther King, Jr. and Kadir Nelson
  • Grade Level:
    1-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Holiday, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2012
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (4), Author Personal Websites (1), Audio Name Pronunciations (1)
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As Good as Anybody: Martin Luther King Jr. and Abraham Joshua Heschel's Amazing March Toward Freedom

by Richard Michelson and Raúl Colón
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2008
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (6), Author Personal Websites (1), Author Blogs (1), Audio Name Pronunciations (2), In-depth Interviews (1)
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Marching for Freedom: Walk Together Children and Don't You Grow Weary

by Elizabeth Partridge
  • Grade Level:
    4-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2009
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (3), Author Personal Websites (1), Author Blogs (1), Audio Name Pronunciations (1), Author Guest Blog Posts (1)
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As Fast as Words Could Fly

by Pamela M. Tuck and Eric Velasquez
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Blood Brother: Jonathan Daniels and His Sacrifice for Civil Rights

by Rich Wallace and Sandra Neil Wallace
  • Grade Level:
    7-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2016
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (6), Author Personal Websites (2), Author Blogs (1), Audio Name Pronunciations (1)
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Sweet Smell of Roses, A

by Angela Johnson and Eric Velasquez
  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, History, Social Studies
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2005
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (5), Author Personal Websites (2), Audio Name Pronunciations (2), Meet-the-Author Slideshows (4)
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Help, The

by Kathryn Stockett
  • Grade Level:
    7-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts
  • Genres:
    Historical Fiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2009
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (8)
  • Book Resources:
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This Is the Dream

by Diane Z. Shore, Jessica Alexander, and James Ransome
  • Grade Level:
    1-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, History, Art, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction, Poetry
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2006
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (1), Author Personal Websites (3), Author Blogs (1), Audio Name Pronunciations (1), In-depth Interviews (1)
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Martin & Mahalia: His Words, Her Song

by Andrea Davis Pinkney and Brian Pinkney
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I've Seen the Promised Land: The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

by Walter Dean Myers and Leonard Jenkins
  • Grade Level:
    PK-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, History
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2004
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (6), Author Personal Websites (1), Author Blogs (1), Audio Name Pronunciations (1), Meet-the-Author Movies (1)
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Girl from the Tar Paper School, The: Barbara Rose Johns and the Advent of the Civil Rights Movement

by Teri Kanefield
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2014
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (2), Author Personal Websites (1), Author Blogs (1), Audio Name Pronunciations (1)
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Twelve Days in May: Freedom Ride 1961

by Larry Dane Brimner
  • Grade Level:
    4-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2017
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (2), Author Personal Websites (1), Audio Name Pronunciations (1)
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Back of the Bus, The

by Aaron Reynolds and Floyd Cooper
  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Historical Fiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2010
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (3), Author Personal Websites (2), Author Blogs (1), Audio Name Pronunciations (2)
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Fire in the Streets

by Kekla Magoon
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Music in My Heart: My Journey with Melody

by Erin Falligant and Denise Lewis Patrick

Part of the American Girl Series

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Be a King: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Dream and You

by Carole Boston Weatherford and James Ransome
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Freedom Riders: John Lewis and Jim Zwerg on the Front Lines of the Civil Rights Movement

by Ann Bausum
  • Grade Level:
    4-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2006
  • Author Resources:
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Freedom Walkers: The Story of the Montgomery Bus Boycott

by Russell Freedman
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Freedom Summer: The 1964 Struggle for Civil Rights in Mississippi

by Susan Goldman Rubin
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    Women / Girls, African American
  • Year Published:
    2014
  • Author Resources:
    Author Personal Websites (1), Audio Name Pronunciations (1)
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Place to Land, A

by Barry Wittenstein and Jerry Pinkney
  • Grade Level:
    PK-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (5), Author Personal Websites (2), Audio Name Pronunciations (1), In-depth Interviews (1)
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Free at Last!: Stories and Songs of Emancipation

by Doreen Rappaport and Shane W. Evans
  • Grade Level:
    4-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    Music, History
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction, Poetry
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2004
  • Author Resources:
    Author Personal Websites (2), Audio Name Pronunciations (2), In-depth Interviews (2)
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Rosa's Bus

by Jo S. Kittinger and Steven Walker
  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2010
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (4), Author Personal Websites (2), Audio Name Pronunciations (1)
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Black and White: The Confrontation of Reverence Fred L. Shuttlesworth and Eugene

by Larry Dane Brimner
  • Grade Level:
    4-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Year Published:
    2011
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (1), Author Personal Websites (1), Audio Name Pronunciations (1)
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While the World Watched: A Birmingham Bombing Survivor Comes of Age During the Civil Rights Movement

by Carolyn Maull McKinstry and Denise George
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Because They Marched: The People's Campaign for Voting Rights That Changed America

by Russell Freedman
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Coretta Scott King

by Kathleen Krull and Laura Freeman

Part of the Women Who Broke the Rules Series

  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    Art, English Language Arts, History
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2015
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (1), Author Personal Websites (2), Audio Name Pronunciations (2)
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I Am Martin Luther King, Jr.

by Brad Meltzer and Christopher Eliopoulos

Part of the Ordinary People Change the World Series

  • Grade Level:
    PK-2
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2016
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (1), Author Personal Websites (2), Author Blogs (1)
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John Lewis in the Lead: A Story of the Civil Rights Movement

by James Haskins, Kathleen Benson, and Benny Andrews
  • Grade Level:
    1-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2006
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (1), Author Personal Websites (2), Audio Name Pronunciations (1)
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Thousand Never Evers, A

by Shana Burg
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Nobody Gonna Turn Me 'Round: Stories and Songs of the Civil Rights Movement

by Doreen Rappaport and Shane W. Evans
  • Grade Level:
    4-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts, History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2006
  • Author Resources:
    Author Personal Websites (2), Audio Name Pronunciations (2), In-depth Interviews (2)
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Child of the Civil Rights Movement

by Paula Young Shelton and Raúl Colón
  • Grade Level:
    PK-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2010
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Beatitudes, The: From Slavery to Civil Rights

by Carole Boston Weatherford and Tim Ladwig
  • Grade Level:
    1-8
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction, Poetry
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2010
  • Author Resources:
    Author Interviews (3), Author Personal Websites (1), Audio Name Pronunciations (1)
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Grandmama's Pride

by Becky Birtha and Colin Bootman
  • Grade Level:
    PK-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    English Language Arts
  • Genres:
    Historical Fiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2005
  • Author Resources:
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Night on Fire

by Ronald Kidd
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Mississippi Challenge

by Mildred Pitts Walter
  • Grade Level:
    7-12
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    1996
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Heroes for Civil Rights

by David A. Adler and Bill Farnsworth
  • Grade Level:
    1-5
  • Curricular Areas:
    History, Social Studies
  • Genres:
    Biography, Nonfiction
  • Cultural Areas:
    African American
  • Year Published:
    2008
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