The abolition of slavery in the aftermath of the Civil War is a familiar story, as is the civil rights revolution that transformed the nation after World War II.
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School is a community where diversity is celebrated and people of all backgrounds, abilities, and appearances are welcome. This book is a rhythmic, colorful tour of the first day of school and all of the activities taking place. The pages are fille
In “Planting Stories: The Life of Librarian and Storyteller Pura Belpre`," Anika Aldamuy Denise tells the true story of the famed Latinx author and librarian Pura Belpre’.
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.
Every year a group of students from Mrs. Randall’s class gets to lay a wreath on the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. This year, the lucky students will be those who write the best letter pleading their case.
Jeremy longs for the popular tennis shoes worn by many of his classmates, but his grandmother insists he doesn’t need them. In “Those Shoes", author Maribeth Boelts explores the themes of generosity, friendship and the difference between needs and wants.
Josh and Jordan Bell are brothers on the court and off the court. The boys navigate life as student athletes, while also learning how to overcome obstacles without letting those obstacles ruin their relationship.
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.
"The world needs your voice. If you have a brilliant idea... say something! If you see an injustice... say something!" This easy to read “call to action” for youth ages 4 and above explores the many ways that a single voice can make a difference.
In this book, Peter Reynolds writes a fable about what happens to one family’s table when life’s distractions get in the way of their time together. Violet remembers when her family gathered at the table to share stories and make memories.