Category Archives: Civil Rights

Finding A Way Home: Mildred And Richard Loving And the Fight for Marriage Equality – Larry Dane Brimner

 Finding A Way Home: Mildred And Richard Loving And the Fight for Marriage Equality – Larry Dane Brimner, Barbara Grzeslo (jacket illustrations), Calkins Creek  Books, 9781629797519, 2020 Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 … Continue reading

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Lift As You Climb: The Story of Ella Baker by Patricia Hruby Powell, illustrated by R. Gregory Christie

      Lift As You Climb: The Story of Ella Baker by Patricia Hruby Powell, illustrated by R. Gregory Christie, Margaret K. McElderry Books (an imprint of Simon & Schuster), 9781534406230, 2020  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a … Continue reading

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Who Was Martin Luther King Jr.? – Lisbeth Kaiser, art by Stanley Chow

Who Was Martin Luther King Jr.? (A Who Was? Board Book) – Lisbeth Kaiser, art by Stanley Chow, Rise x Penguin Workshop, 9780593222737, 2020 Format: Hardcover Board Book Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5   Genre: … Continue reading

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The Watsons Go to Birmingham – Christopher Paul Curtis

  The Watsons Go to Birmingham – Christopher Paul Curtis, Penguin Random House LLC, 9780593306499, c1995, 2020 Format: Soft-cover  Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3  Genre: Historical fiction  What did you like about the book? … Continue reading

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The Teachers’ March: How Selma’s Teachers Changed History – by Sandra Neil Wallace and Rich Wallace, illustrated by Charly Palmer

     The Teachers’ March: How Selma’s Teachers Changed History – by Sandra Neil Wallace and Rich Wallace, illustrated by Charly Palmer, Calkins Creek (an imprint of Boyds Mills & Kane), 9781629794525, 2020  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a … Continue reading

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This is Your Time by Ruby Bridges

 This is Your Time by Ruby Bridges, Delacorte Press (an imprint of Penguin Random House), 9780593378526, 2020  Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre: Memoir What did you like about the book?  In this … Continue reading

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Lift As You Climb: The Story of Ella Baker – Written by Patricia Hruby Powell, Illustrated by R. Gregory Christie

      Lift As You Climb: The Story of Ella Baker – Written by Patricia Hruby Powell, Illustrated by R. Gregory Christie, Margaret K. McElderry Books, 9781534406230, 2020  Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Genre:  Picture Book … Continue reading

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Northbound : A Train Ride Out of Segregation – Michael S. Bandy and Eric Stein; illustrated by James E. Ransome

 Northbound : A Train Ride Out of Segregation – Michael S. Bandy and Eric Stein; illustrated by James E. Ransome. Candlewick Press, 2020. 9780763696504 Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4  Genre: picture book … Continue reading

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The Long Ride by Marina Budhos

  The Long Ride by Marina Budhos, Wendy Lamb Books, 9780553534221, 2019 Format: ARC Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre: Historical fiction What did you like about the book? The Long Ride is a book that … Continue reading

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The Power of Her Pen : The Story of Groundbreaking Journalist Ethel L. Payne – Lesa Cline-Ransome, illustrated by John Parra

 The Power of Her Pen : The Story of Groundbreaking Journalist Ethel L. Payne – Lesa Cline-Ransome, illustrated by John Parra, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2020. 9781481462891 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) … Continue reading

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