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Aluta

Badoe, Adwoa (Author)
Groundwood Books 2016. 216 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: 1980s, civil rights, female protagonist, friendship, gender roles, Ghana, identity, oppression, politics, pregnancy, protest movements, rape
 
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Hyena in Petticoats: The Story of Suffragette Nellie McClung

Dawson, Willow (Author/Illustrator)
Penguin Random House Canada 2011. 96 pages
Book type: Graphic Text

Keywords: Canadian history, civil rights, illustrations (black and white), Nellie McClung, politics, suffragette movement, temperance movement, voting rights, war, women’s rights
 
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Italian Canadian Internment in the Second World War

Hickman, Pamela (Author)
Cavalluzzo, Jean Smith (Author)
Lorimer 2012. 112 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Apologies, Canadian history, civil rights, discrimination, family life, fascism, illustrations (photographs), immigrants, internment, Italian Canadians, War Measures Act, World War II
 
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March: Book Three

Lewis, John (Author)
Aydin, Andrew (Author)
Powell, Nate (Illustrator)
Top Shelf Productions 2016. 256 pages
Book type: Graphic Text

Keywords: 1960s, African Americans, American history, civil rights, illustrations (black and white), John Lewis, memoir, peaceful protests, segregation, voting rights
 
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March: Book Two

Lewis, John (Author)
Aydin, Andrew (Author)
Powell, Nate (Illustrator)
Top Shelf Productions 2015. 192 pages
Book type: Graphic Text

Keywords: African Americans, American history, civil rights, illustrations (black and white), John Lewis, Malcolm X, Martin Luther King Jr., memoir, peaceful protests, racism, segregation, sequels
 
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I Have a Dream

King, Martin Luther, Jr. (Author)
Nelson, Kadir (Illustrator)
Penguin Random House 2012. 36 pages + 1 CD
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Black history, civil rights, equality, human rights, Martin Luther King Jr., speeches
 
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Benny Goodman & Teddy Wilson: Taking the Stage as the First Black and White Jazz Band in History

Cline-Ransome, Lesa (Author)
Ransome, James (Illustrator)
Holiday House 2014. 32 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Benny Goodman, civil rights, jazz, multiple stories, musicians, narrative non-fiction, overcoming adversity, segregation, Teddy Wilson
 
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The Silence of Our Friends: The Civil Rights Struggle Was Never Black and White

Long, Mark (Author)
Demonakos, Jim (Author)
Powell, Nate (Illustrator)
Macmillan 2012. 202 pages
Book type: Graphic Text

Keywords: African Americans, American history, brothers and sisters, civil rights, friendship, illustrations (monochrome), Mark Long, memoir, racism, segregation, social justice
 
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Little Brother

Doctorow, Cory (Author)
Macmillan 2010. 432 pages
Book type: Novel

Keywords: Activism, adventure, civil rights, cyberpunk, metafiction, technology, terrorism
 
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Martin & Mahalia: His Words, Her Song

Pinkney, Andrea Davis (Author)
Pinkney, Brian (Illustrator)
Little, Brown 2013. 40 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: African Americans, Black history, civil rights, justice, Mahalia Jackson, Martin Luther King Jr., segregation
 
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March: Book One

Lewis, John (Author)
Aydin, Andrew (Author)
Powell, Nate (Illustrator)
Top Shelf Productions 2013. 128 pages
Book type: Graphic Text

Keywords: African Americans, American history, civil rights, illustrations (monochrome), John Lewis, memoir, peaceful protests, racism, segregation
 
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Coretta Scott

Shange, Ntozake (Author)
Nelson, Kadir (Illustrator)
HarperCollins 2011. 32 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Black history, civil rights, Coretta Scott King, illustrations (oil paint), poetic language, women
 
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The Story of Ruby Bridges

Coles, Robert (Author)
Ford, George (Illustrator)
Scholastic 2010. 32 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Black history, children’s rights, civil rights, forgiveness, racism, Ruby Bridges, school life
 
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Love Will See You Through: Martin Luther King Jr.’s Six Guiding Beliefs (As Told by His Niece)

Watkins, Angela Farris (Author)
Comport, Sally Wern (Illustrator)
Simon & Schuster 2014. 32 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Activism, African Americans, civil rights, inspiration, Martin Luther King Jr., social change
 
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Tar Beach

Ringgold, Faith (Author/Illustrator)
Penguin Random House 1996. 32 pages
Book type: Picture Book

Keywords: African Americans, civil rights, fantasy, flight, imagination, New York City, poverty, quilting
 
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Gandhi: A March to the Sea

McGinty, Alice B. (Author)
Gonzalez, Thomas (Illustrator)
Amazon 2013. 40 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Civil rights, courage, equality, freedom, India, Mahatma Gandhi, peaceful protests, poetic language, social activism
 
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The Girl From the Tar Paper School: Barbara Rose Johns and the Advent of the Civil Rights Movement

Kanefield, Teri (Author)
Abrams 2014. 56 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: Barbara Rose Johns, Black history, children’s rights, civil rights, peaceful protests, school life, segregation
 
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Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott

Jeffrey, Gary (Author)
Gareth Stevens 2013. 24 pages
Book type: Graphic Text

Keywords: African Americans, Black history, civil rights, determination, freedom, graphic novels, peaceful protests, Rosa Parks, social justice
 
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Martin’s Big Words: The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Rappaport, Doreen (Author)
Collier, Bryan (Illustrator)
Disney/Hyperion Books 2007. 40 pages
Book type: Non-Fiction

Keywords: African Americans, Black history, civil rights, freedom, Martin Luther King Jr., Nobel Prize
 
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