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Picture the Dream: The Story of the Civil Rights Movement through Picture Books

Martin's Big Words (Hardcover)
Rappaport, Doreen
This Caldecott Honor, Coretta Scott King Honor, and New York Times Book Review Best Illustrated Children's Book picture book biography of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., brings his life and the profound nature of his message to young children through his own words.

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Item No. 9780786807147
$18.99
Martin's Big Words (Paperback)
Rappaport, Doreen
ThisCaldecott Honor, Coretta Scott King Honor, and New York Times Book Review Best Illustrated Children's Book picture book biography of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., brings his life and the profound nature of his message to young children through his own words.

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Item No. 9781423106357
$8.99
A Sweet Smell of Roses

There's a sweet, sweet smell in the air as two young girls sneak out of their house, down the street, and across town to where men and women are gathered, ready to march for freedom and justice.
Inspired by the countless young people who took a stand against the forces of injustice...

Item No. 9780689832529
$19.99
Back of the Bus
Reynolds, Aaron
It's December 1, 1955.

A boy and his mother are riding the bus in Montgomery, Alabama like any other day--way in the back of the bus. The boy passes time by watching his marble roll up and down the aisle with the motion of the bus...

Until a big commotion breaks out from way up front...

Item No. 9780147510587
$8.99
Be a King: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr's Dream and You
Weatherford, Carole Boston

You can be a King. Stamp out hatred. Put your foot down and walk tall.

You can be a King. Beat the drum for justice. March to your own conscience.

Featuring a dual narrative of the key moments of Dr. King's life alongside a modern class as the students learn about him, Carole...

Item No. 9780802723680
$17.99
Boycott Blues
Pinkney, Andrea Davis

Andrea Davis Pinkney and Brian Pinkney present a poignant, blues-infused tribute to the men and women of the Montgomery bus boycott, who refused to give up until they got justice. "Color and movement are vibrant components in this extraordinary book about Rosa Parks's...

Item No. 9780060821180
$18.99
Freedom Like Sunlight
Lewis, J Patrick
Presents poems and brief biographical notes about such well-known African-Americans as Arthur Ashe, Harriet Tubman, Sojourner Truth, Martin Luther King Jr., Satchel Paige, Rosa Parks, Jesse Owens, Marian Anderson, Malcolm X, Wilma Rudolph, and Billie Holiday.
Item No. 9780898129731
$9.99
Goin' Someplace Special (Softcover)
Patricia C. McKissack & Jerry Pinkney

There's a place in this 1950s southern town where all are welcome, no matter what their skin color...and 'Tricia Ann knows exactly how to get there. To her, it's someplace special and she's bursting to go by herself.
When her grandmother sees that she's ready to take such a big step, '...

Item No. 9781416927358
$8.99
Hands Up (Softcover)
McDaniel, Breanna J

This triumphant picture book celebrates Black joy by reclaiming a charged phrase and showing readers how resistance can be part of their everyday lives.

A young Black girl lifts her baby hands up to greet the sun, reaches her hands up for a book on a high shelf, and raises...

This triumphant picture book celebrates Black joy by reclaiming a charged phrase and showing readers how resistance can be part of their everyday lives.

A young Black girl lifts her baby hands up to greet the sun, reaches her hands up for a book on a high shelf, and raises her hands up...

Item No. 9780593326640
$8.99
Hands Up!
McDaniel, Breanna J
This triumphant picture book recasts a charged phrase as part of a black girl's everyday life--hands up for a hug, hands up in class, hands up for a high five--before culminating in a moment of resistance at a protest march.

A young black girl lifts her baby hands up to greet the sun,...

Item No. 9780525552314
$17.99
Hey Black Child
Perkins, Useni Eugene
Six-time Coretta Scott King Award winner and four-time Caldecott Honor recipient Bryan Collier brings this classic, inspirational poem to life, written by poet Useni Eugene Perkins.

Hey black child,

Do you know who you are?

Who really are?Do you know you...

Item No. 9780316360302
$18.99
Hidden Figures: True Story
Shetterly, Margot Lee

Based on the New York Times bestselling book and the Academy Award-nominated movie, author Margot Lee Shetterly and Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Award winner Laura Freeman bring the incredibly inspiring true story of four black women who helped NASA launch men into space...

Item No. 9780062742469
$19.99
How Do You Spell Unfair? Macnolia Cox and the National Spelling Bee
Weatherford, Carole Boston
A Coretta Scott King Author Honor Book

"This moving picture book portrays a girl who met injustice with dignity and excelled."--Booklist (starred review)

From a multi-award-winning pair comes a deeply affecting portrait of determination against discrimination: the story of...

Item No. 9781536215540
$18.99
If a Bus Could Talk: The Story of Rosa Parks
Ringgold, Faith
From a Caldecott Honor Award and Coretta Scott King Award-winning illustrator comes a bright and offbeat picture book with a unique perspective on the story of Rosa Parks.

A young girl named Marcie has a magical bus ride where the bus itself tells her the story of the mother of the Civil...

Item No. 9780689818929
$19.99
John Lewis in the Lead
Benson, Kathleen

A biography of John Lewis, one of the "Big Six" civil rights leaders of the 1960s, focusing on his involvement in Freedom Rides, the March on Washington, and the march across the Edmund Pettus Bridge from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama.

How does an Alabama sharecropper's son grow up...

Item No. 9781600608490
$12.95
Let it Shine: Stories of Black Women Freedom Fighters
Pinkney, Andrea Davis

2001 Coretta Scott King Honor Book

Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on a bus and sparked a boycott that changed America. Harriet Tubman helped more than three hundred slaves escape the South on the Underground Railroad. Shirley Chisholm became the first black woman elected to...

Item No. 9780547906041
$9.99
Let the Children March
Clark-Robinson, Monica

This powerful picture book introduces young readers to a key event in the struggle for Civil Rights. Winner, Coretta Scott King Honor Award.

In 1963 Birmingham, Alabama, thousands of African American children volunteered to march for their rights after hearing Dr. Martin...

Item No. 9780544704527
$17.99
Lillian's Right to Vote
Winter, Jonah
An elderly African American woman, en route to vote, remembers her family's tumultuous voting history in this picture book publishing in time for the fiftieth anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965.

As Lillian, a one-hundred-year-old African American woman, makes a "long haul up a steep...

Item No. 9780385390286
$17.99
Malcolm X: A Fire Burning Bright
Myers, Walter Dean

"A compelling account. A perfect blend of well-written text and well-executed illustrations." (School Library Journal starred review)

Award-winning author Walter Dean Myers, together with illustrator Leonard Jenkins, delivers a compelling portrayal of one...

Item No. 9780060562014
$7.99
March: Book One
Aydin, Andrew
#1 New York Times Bestseller

Congressman John Lewis (GA-5) is an American icon and key figure of the civil rights movement. His commitment to justice and nonviolence has taken him from an Alabama sharecropper's farm to the halls of Congress, from a segregated schoolroom to the...

Item No. 9781603093002
$14.95
March: Book Three
Aydin, Andrew
Welcome to the stunning conclusion of the award-winning and best-selling MARCH trilogy. Congressman John Lewis, an American icon and one of the key figures of the civil rights movement, joins co-writer Andrew Aydin and artist Nate Powell to bring the lessons of history to vivid life for a new...
Item No. 9781603094023
$19.99
March: Book Two
Aydin, Andrew
Congressman John Lewis, an American icon and one of the key figures of the civil rights movement, continues his award-winning graphic novel trilogy with co-writer Andrew Aydin and artist Nate Powell, inspired by a 1950s comic book that helped prepare his own generation to join the struggle. Now,...
Item No. 9781603094009
$19.95
Martin Rising: Requiem for a King
Andrea Pinkney and Brian Pinkney

With imagination and power, the award-winning Pinkney duo celebrates MLK's nonviolent struggle for civil rights -- as he transforms America through the spirit of love.

A Washington Post Best Book of the YearA Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the YearA New York Public...

Item No. 9780545702539
$19.99
Memphis, Martin, and the Mountaintop
Duncan, Alice Faye

Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Book - School Library Journal Best Book of the Year - Booklist Editors' Choice - Kirkus Reviews Best Children's Book - Booklist Top 10 Diverse Books for Middle Grade or Older Readers - Chicago Public Library Best of the Best Books

This...

Item No. 9781629797182
$17.95
Milo's Museum
Elliott, Zetta
Milo is excited about her class trip to the museum. The docent leads them on a tour and afterward Milo has time to look around on her own. But something doesn't feel right, and Milo gradually realizes that the people from her community are missing from the museum. When her aunt urges her to find a...
Item No. 9781537580968
$10.00