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Brick by Brick Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Rythmic, thoughtful tale of slaves building the White House.
By Charles R. Smith Jr.
(2012)
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Hand in Hand: Ten Black Men Who Changed America Book Poster Image
age 9+
Captivating storytelling makes these heroes relatable.
By Andrea Davis Pinkney
(2012)
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I Have a Dream Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Stunning art amplifies meaning of King's words for kids.
By Kadir Nelson
(2012)
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March: Book One Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Powerful graphic novel captures spirit of desegregation.
By John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, Nate Powell
(2013)
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The Children of Willesden Lane Book Poster Image
age 12+
Inspiring story of teen pianist who escaped Nazis in WWII.
By Mona Golabek, Lee Cohen
(2003)
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Founding Mothers: Remembering the Ladies Book Poster Image
age 7+
Fascinating profiles celebrate women of American Revolution.
By Cokie Roberts
(2014)
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Thomas Jefferson: Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Everything Book Poster Image
age 6+
Lively, frank portrait of Jefferson, flaws and all.
By Maira Kalman
(2014)
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The Founding Fathers!: Those Horse-Ridin', Fiddle-Playin', Book-Readin', Gun-Totin' Gentlemen Who Started America Book Poster Image
age 8+
History this lively should be required reading in school.
By Jonah Winter
(2015)
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March: Book Two Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Confrontations intensify in riveting civil rights memoir.
By John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, Nate Powell
(2015)
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Most Dangerous: Daniel Ellsberg and the Secret History of the Vietnam War Book Poster Image
age 12+
Gripping nonfiction account of Vietnam-era whistle-blowing.
By Steve Sheinkin
(2015)
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Salt to the Sea Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Heartbreaking WWII novel shows power of hope, connection.
By Ruta Sepetys
(2016)
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We Will Not Be Silent: The White Rose Student Resistance Movement That Defied Adolf Hitler Book Poster Image
age 10+
Heart-stopping true story of students who resisted Nazis.
By Russell Freedman
(2016)
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Loving vs. Virginia: A Documentary Novel of the Landmark Civil Rights Case Book Poster Image
age 12+
Powerful true tale of mixed-race couple's fight for justice.
By Patricia Hruby Powell
(2017)
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The Youngest Marcher: The True Story of Audrey Faye Hendricks, a Young Civil Right Activist Book Poster Image
age 6+
Charming, inspiring tale of 9-year-old protester.
By Cynthia Levinson
(2017)
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Hidden Figures Young Readers' Edition Book Poster Image
age 8+
Powerful true story of African American women at NASA.
By Margot Lee Shetterly
(2016)
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The 57 Bus Book Poster Image
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age 13+
True story of teens' fateful encounter and its aftermath.
By Dashka Slater
(2017)
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Roses and Radicals: The Epic Story of How American Women Won the Right to Vote Book Poster Image
age 10+
Exciting history of women winning voting rights.
By Susan Zimet
(2018)
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The Faithful Spy: Dietrich Bonhoeffer and the Plot to Kill Hitler Book Poster Image
age 10+
Gripping true story of devout man who tried to stop Hitler.
By John Hendrix
(2018)
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Allies Book Poster Image
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age 11+
Gripping, must-read novel follows young soldiers on D-Day.
By Alan Gratz
(2019)
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Rosa Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Spectacular illustrations spotlight Parks' historic protest.
By Nikki Giovanni
(2006)
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