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31 Results
We are all welcome here a novel —Berg, Elizabeth, 1948-
Large Print
2006
Availability: 7 of 8

It is the summer of 1964. In Tupelo, Mississippi, the town of Elvis's birth, tensions are mounting over civil-rights demonstrations occurring ever more frequently--and violently--across the state. But in Paige Dunn's sma...

Betty before X —Shabazz, Ilyasah, author.

Raised by her aunt until she is six, Betty, who will later marry Malcolm X, joins her mother and stepfamily in 1940s Detroit, where she learns about the civil rights movement.

A summer of Kings —Nolan, Han.

Over the course of the summer of 1963, fourteen-year-old Esther Young discovers the passion within her when eighteen-year-old King-Roy Johnson, accused of murdering a white man in Alabama, comes to live with her family.

Four spirits : a novel —Naslund, Sena Jeter.

In the wake of racial tensions in 1960s Alabama, sheltered white college student Stella participates in her first freedom movement and finds her life changed in several ways when she develops friendships with local Afric...

Stormwitch —Vaught, Susan, 1965-

In Pass Christian, Mississippi in 1969, sixteen-year-old Ruba, trained by her Haitian grandmother in both voodoo and Amazonian warrior tactics, uses her skills to fight against racism and the African witch Zashar, now co...

The help —Stockett, Kathryn.
Large Print
2009
Availability: 18 of 19

Twenty-two-year-old Skeeter has just returned home from college with a degree, but her mother won't be happy until her daughter has a ring on her finger. And there's no solace for Skeeter, because her beloved maid Consta...

The chamber —Grisham, John.

Known Klan member Sam Cayhall sits on death row accused of bombing the law offices of a Jewish civil rights activist in 1967. Within weeks, Cayhall will be the last man in Mississippi to die in the gas chamber, now aboli...

Summer of '69 —Hilderbrand, Elin, author.
Book On MP3
2019
Availability: 2 of 2

Welcome to the most tumultuous summer of the twentieth century. It's 1969, and for the Levin family, the times they are a-changing. Every year the children have looked forward to spending the summer at their grandmother'...

Cyborg : a Clone codes novel —McKissack, Pat, 1944-2017

Seventeen-year-old Houston, a cyborg since the age of seven, and a fugitive living on the Moon, joins with other cyborgs all over the world in non-violent protest marches to challenge the Cyborg Act 2130 and hopefully se...

The help a novel —Stockett, Kathryn, author.
Book Club
2009
Availability: 1 of 1

In Jackson, Mississippi, in 1962, there are lines that are not crossed. With the civil rights movement exploding all around them, three women start a movement of their own, forever changing a town and the way women--blac...

All the days past, all the days to come —Taylor, Mildred D., author.
Large Print
2020
Availability: 1 of 1

From the 1940s to the 1960s, Cassie Logan journeys around the country, ultimately returning home to Mississippi where she witnesses the Great Migration north and the rise of the Civil Rights Movement.

The summer we got saved —Devoto, Pat Cunningham.
Restricted DAISY Zip (CELA)
2014

Tab and Tina from "My Last Days As Roy Rogers", relatives of a founder of the Ku Klux Klan, are whisked away to an interracial Civil Rights school one summer. There, they befriend both a black polio patient and the birac...

The summer we got saved —Devoto, Pat Cunningham.
Restricted EAudiobook (NNELS)
2011

Tab and Tina, relatives of a founder of Ku Klux Klan, are whisked away to an interracial Civil Rights school one summer. There, they befriend both a black polio patient and the biracial daughter of a Yankee and a Civil R...

A conversation with the Mann : a novel —Ridley, John, 1965-

An evocative novel of an aspiring black comics rise to near-fame and fortune during the Rat Pack era, by the author of Everybody Smokes in Hell and Stray Dogs.What do you want?I want the Ed Sullivan Show.At the dawn of t...

Lavina —Marcus, Mary, author.

Lavina traverses the near present, in the 1990's and the segregated South of the 1960's. It is the story of Mary Jacob, a children's book author who has virtually no memory of her early life. Billy Ray, Lavina's son and ...

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