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Meet Miss Fancy —Latham, Irene, author.

Ten-year-old African American boy wants to welcome the circus elephant named Miss Fancy to her new home in a nearby park, but he is disappointed to see a sign "No Colored Allowed."

How high the moon —Parsons, Karyn, 1968- author.

Eleven-year-old Ella seeks information about her father while enjoying a visit with her mother, a jazz singer, in Boston in 1944, then returns to the harsh realities of segregated, small-town South Carolina.

Ron's big mission —Blue, Rose.

One summer day in 1959, nine-year-old Ron McNair, who dreams of becoming a pilot, walks into the Lake City, South Carolina, public library and insists on checking out some books, despite the rule that only white people c...

Stella by starlight —Draper, Sharon M. (Sharon Mills)

When a burning cross set by the Klan causes panic and fear in 1932 Bumblebee, North Carolina, fifth-grader Stella must face prejudice and find the strength to demand change in her segregated town.

The clone codes —McKissack, Pat, 1944-2017

On the run from a bounty hunter who arrested her mother for being part of a secret society devoted to freeing clones, thirteen-year-old Leanna learns amazing truths about herself and her family as she is forced to consid...

Mixed : a colorful story —Chung, Arree, author, illustrator.

Each believing that their hue is the best, the three primary colours live in separate parts of the city until Yellow and Blue meet, fall in love, and decide to mix.

Sources of light —McMullan, Margaret.

Fourteen-year-old Samantha and her mother move to Jackson, Mississippi, in 1962 after her father is killed in Vietnam, and during the year they spend there Sam encounters both love and hate as she learns about photograph...

Ruth and The Green Book —Ramsey, Calvin A., author.

When Ruth and her parents take a motor trip from Chicago to Alabama to visit her grandma, they rely on a pamphlet called "The Negro Motorist Green Book" to find places that will serve them. Includes facts about "The Gree...

Goin' someplace special —McKissack, Pat, 1944-2017

In segregated 1950s Nashville, a young African American girl braves a series of indignities and obstacles to get to one of the few integrated places in town: the public library.

Trouble the water —Dowell, Frances O'Roark, author.

In the segregated south of Kentucky in 1953, twelve-year-olds Callie, who is black, and Wendell, who is white, are brought together by an old dog that is clearly seeking something or someone, but they not only face preju...

Satch & me : a baseball card adventure —Gutman, Dan.

With his ability to travel through time using vintage baseball cards, Joe takes Flip with him to find out whether Satchel Paige really was the fastest pitcher ever.

Perfect Place. —Harris, Teresa E.

Twelve-year-old Treasure Daniels and her younger sister must move in with Great-aunt Grace until their mother sorts herself out, but life in Black Lake, Virginia, where segregation lingers, is hard and Grace is a nightma...

If the fire comes : a story of segregation during the Great Depression —Daley, Tracy, author.

"Joseph McCoy plans a secret project to help save an all-black Civilian Conservation Corps camp from being forced out of town in 1935 Elsinore, California"-- Provided by publisher.

Jump into the sky —Pearsall, Shelley.

In 1945, thirteen-year-old Levi is sent to find the father he has not seen in three years, going from Chicago, to segregated North Carolina, and finally to Pendleton, Oregon, where he learns that his father's unit, the a...

Sources of light —McMullan, Margaret.

Fourteen-year-old Samantha and her mother move to Jackson, Mississippi, in 1962 after her father is killed in Vietnam, and during the year they spend there Sam encounters both love and hate as she learns about photograph...

Caleb's wars —Dudley, David L.

Fifteen-year-old Caleb's commitment to justice grows as he faces a power struggle with his father, fights to keep both his temper and self-respect in dealing with whites, and puzzles over the German prisoners of war brou...

White Socks Only —Coleman, Evelyn.

In the segregated south, a young girl thinks that she can drink from a fountain marked “Whites Only” because she is wearing her white socks.

Grandmama's pride —Birtha, Becky, 1948-

While on a trip in 1956 to visit her grandmother in the South, six-year-old Sarah Marie experiences segregation for the first time, but discovers that things have changed by the time she returns the following year.

Buckaroo —Traylor, Betty.

When eleven-year-old Preston moves to Cotton Patch, Arkansas in 1958, he deals with the death of his mother, the reality of segregation, and the meaning of friendship.

When Grandmama sings —Mitchell, Margaree King.

An eight-year-old girl accompanies her grandmother on a singing tour of the segregated South, both of them knowing that Grandmama's songs have the power to bring people together.

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