Stylistically illustrated, this book documents the first fight for racial integration of public schools in the United States. Follow Sylvia Mendez and her family as they relentlessly work for school desegregation in California in the 1940’s.
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Kwame Alexander’s award winning book “The Undefeated” is a poem to celebrate the creativity, perseverance, grit and impact of Black Americans on the history of the United States of America. It is both a call to action and a reminder to all that we must never give up.
Although it is difficult to admit, we all are influenced by our prejudices. The more we are aware of our prejudices, the less harmful they are. This book by Dr.
Written by two award-winning authors, "All American Boys" shares the alternating voices of two students, one black and one white, after Rashad was beaten by a police officer and Quinn saw it happen.
This book is an adaptation for young people of the New York Times Bestselling book, White Rage. This book received several accolades including, an NAACP Image Award finalist book, a Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year, and a NYPL Best Book for Teens.
In this true story, Bryan Stevenson fights injustice and champions wrongfully incarcerated Black men on death row with special attention given to the case of Walter McMillian.
A story of cultural identity and belonging, Firekeeper's Daughter is suspenseful and smart. When Daunis loses someone close to her, she becomes deeply engaged in an FBI investigation of a drug that is tearing the Northern Michigan community apart.
Have you ever had to find your voice? In this story, Starr witnesses police brutality that is racially motivated and struggles to find the right way to speak up.
Jacqueline Woodson has created a beautiful story about the confusion of children over racial tension. One of the most touching things about this book is that it is the children who give us hope for the future.
Grace loves stories and has a gift for telling and acting them out. She wants the part of Peter Pan in the school play. Someone tells her she can't be Peter Pan because she's a girl. Someone else says she can't be Peter Pan because she is Black.