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She persisted : 13 American women who changed the world —Clinton, Chelsea, author.

Profiles the lives of thirteen American women who have left their mark on U.S. history, including Harriet Tubman, Helen Keller, Margaret Chase Smith, and Oprah Winfrey.

This is your time —Bridges, Ruby, author.

Civil rights activist Ruby Bridges--who, at the age of six, was the first African American to integrate an all-white elementary school in New Orleans--shares her story through text and historical photographs, offering a ...

Who was Martin Luther King, Jr.? —Bader, Bonnie, 1961-

An introduction to the life Martin Luther King, Jr. Including how he organized the Montgomery Bus Boycott and African American people across the country in support of the right to vote, desegregation, and other basic civ...

Through my eyes —Bridges, Ruby.

Ruby Bridges recounts the story of her involvement, as a six-year-old, in the integration of her school in New Orleans in 1960.

Follow your dreams, little one —Harrison, Vashti.

From Frederick Douglass and Thurgood Marshall to James Baldwin and Arther Ashe, with these legendary role models, your little one will be inspired to reach high and do good.

Who Was Coretta Scott King? —Herman, Gail, 1959- author.

Presents the life and achievements of Coretta Scott King, discussing her vital role in the Civil Rights Movement, her awareness campaigns, and her efforts to continue the work of her husband, Martin Luther King, Jr.

Little heroes of color : 50 who made a big difference —Heredia, David, (Animator), author.

"This book introduces preschoolers to 50 men and women of color who have changed the world." -- Provided by publisher.

Althea Gibson : the story of tennis' fleet-of-foot girl —Reid, Megan, author.

Althea Gibson was the quickest, tallest, most fearless athlete in 1940s Harlem. She couldn't sit still! When she put her mind to it, the fleet-of-foot girl reigned supreme at every sport--stickball with the boys, basketb...

Ella Fitzgerald —Sánchez Vegara, Ma Isabel (María Isabel), author.

Presents information about Ella Fitzgerald, from her youth mired in tragedy to her rise to stardom as one of the top jazz singers of all time.

Grandpa stops a war : a Paul Robeson story —Robeson, Susan, 1953- author.

""Daddy always said it takes a man of peace to stop a war." Based on the true story of Paul Robeson's visit to the front lines of the Spanish Civil War, comes this recollection of his bravery and activism by his granddau...

Rosa Parks : meet a civil rights hero —Fine, Edith Hope.

A biography of a woman whose actions led to the desegregation of buses in Montgomery, Alabama, in the 1960s and who was an important figure in the early days of the civil rights movement.

Brave, black, first : 50+ African American women who changed the world —Hudson, Cheryl Willis, author.

An illustrated biographical compilation of over fifty African American women from the 1700s through to the present day.

Sojourner Truth : american abolitionist —Whalin, W. Terry (Wallace Terry), 1953-

Presents the life and times of the woman born into slavery who became a well-known abolitionist and crusader for the rights of African Americans.

Be a king : Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s dream and you —Weatherford, Carole Boston, 1956- author.

"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 alongsi...

Martin Luther KIng Jr. —Baron, Clémentine V., author.

Martin Luther King, Jr., one of the most prominent leaders of the civil rights movement, is best known for his dedication to nonviolent resistance and civil disobedience.

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