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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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The Secret Subway Book Poster Image
age 6+
Spectacular strange-but-true tale of first New York subway.
By Shana Corey
(2016)
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The First Step: How One Girl Put Segregation on Trial Book Poster Image
age 6+
Inspiring, educational story of 1800s civil rights heroes.
By Susan E. Goodman
(2016)
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28 Days: Moments in Black History That Changed the World Book Poster Image
age 6+
Uneven writing in kid-friendly intro to black history.
By Charles R. Smith Jr.
(2015)
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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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Malcolm Little: The Boy Who Grew Up to Become Malcolm X Book Poster Image
age 6+
Malcolm X's daughter portrays his childhood in earnest bio.
By Ilyasah Shabazz
(2014)
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Gandhi: A March to the Sea Book Poster Image
age 6+
Lovely, poignant look at key moment in Indian history.
By Alice B. McGinty
(2013)
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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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If You Grew Up With George Washington Book Poster Image
age 6+
Bite-size chunks of history.
By Ruth Belov Gross
(1982)
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North American Indians Book Poster Image
age 6+
Book lends itself to child-parent discussions.
By Douglas W. Gorsline, Marie Gorsline
(1978)
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The Children's Book of America Book Poster Image
age 6+
Sometimes moralistic stories miss audience.
By William J. Bennett
(1998)
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