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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Martin Luther King Jr. : a peaceful leader —Albee, Sarah, author.

Profiles the civil rights leader, discussing his career as a pastor, his fight for African American rights, and his legacy.

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...

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