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  • The Aurora County All-Stars [downloadable audiobook]

    The Aurora County All-Stars2007

    by Deborah Wiles

    (1,269)

    Summary: A heartwarming novel that's ripe with memorable characters and delightful Southern details. House Jackson, age twelve, star pitcher and team captain of the Aurora County All-Stars, has a secret. For...  more »

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  • Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster boy [downloadable audiobook]

    Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster boy2005

    by Gary D Schmidt

    (9,242)

    Summary: Turner Buckminster can't find anything good to say about his first six hours in Phippsburg, Maine, where even baseball is a different game. He's about ready to light out for the Territories, where...  more »

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  • If a tree falls at lunch period [downloadable audiobook]

    If a tree falls at lunch period2007

    by Gennifer Choldenko

    (2,697)

    Summary: A fast-paced, provocative, funny story about two kids with an unlikely connection from Newbery Honor winner, Gennifer Choldenko. For Kirsten McKenna, the world is crumbling. Her parents are barely...  more »

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  • A thousand never evers [downloadable audiobook]

    A thousand never evers2008

    by Shana Burg

    Summary: A bold work of historical fiction about one African American girl who finds her voice in segregated Mississippi. In Kuckachoo, Mississippi, 1963, Addie Ann Pickett worships her brother Elias and...  more »

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  • The best bad luck I ever had [downloadable ebook]

    The best bad luck I ever had2009

    by Kristin Levine

    (2,977)

    Summary: In Moundville, Alabama, in 1917, twelve-year-old Dit hopes the new postmaster will have a son his age, but instead he meets Emma, who is black, and their friendship challenges accepted ways of...  more »

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  • Zora and me [downloadable ebook]

    Zora and me2010

    by Victoria Bond

    (1,259)

    Summary: A fictionalized account of Zora Neale Hurston's childhood with her best friend Carrie, in Eatonville, Florida, as they learn about life, death, and the differences between truth, lies, and...  more »

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  • Response [downloadable ebook]

    Response2009

    by Paul Volponi

    (353)

    Summary: When an African American high school student is beaten with a baseball bat in a white neighborhood, three boys are charged with a hate crime.

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  • Ball don't lie [downloadable ebook]

    Ball don't lie2007

    by Matt de la Peña

    (1,445)

    Summary: Seventeen-year-old Sticky lives for basketball and plays at school and at the Lincoln Rec Center in Los Angeles but he is unaware of the many dangers--including his own past--that threaten his dream of playing professionally.

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  • Sources of light [downloadable ebook]

    Sources of light2010

    by Margaret McMullan

    (240)

    Summary: 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...  more »

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  • A summer of Kings [downloadable ebook]

    A summer of Kings2006

    by Han Nolan

    (485)

    Summary: 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.

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  • The Watsons go to Birmingham--1963 [downloadable ebook] / a novel

    The Watsons go to Birmingham--1963 / a novel1995

    by Christopher Paul Curtis

    (59,783)

    Summary: Sometimes 10-year-old Kenny can't believe his own family. Sometimes they act so crazy he thinks they should be known as the Weird Watsons of Flint, Michigan. Between trying to understand his parents'...  more »

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  • With every drop of blood [downloadable ebook]

    With every drop of blood1997

    by James Lincoln Collier

    Summary: While trying to transport food to Richmond, Virginia, during the Civil War, fourteen-year-old Johnny is captured by a black Union soldier.

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  • American patriots [downloadable ebook] / the story of Blacks in the military from the Revolution to Desert Storm

    American patriots / the story of Blacks in the military from the Revolution to Desert Storm2003

    by Tonya Bolden

    (35)

    Summary: Presents the story of the Black experience in United States military history.

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  • The sacrifice : a novel

    The sacrifice : a novel2015

    by Joyce Carol Oates

    (1,765)

    Summary: When a fourteen-year-old girl is the alleged victim of a terrible act of racial violence, the incident shocks and galvanizes her community, exacerbating the racial tension that has been simmering in this New Jersey town for decades.

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    Call #: F OATES

    Location: Adult Fiction

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  • Go set a watchman [large print]

    Go set a watchman2015

    by Harper Lee

    Series: To Kill A Mockingbird

    (233,433)

    Summary: Maycomb, Alabama. Twenty-six-year-old Jean Louise Finch -- "Scout"--Returns home from New York City to visit her aging father, Atticus. Set against the backdrop of the civil rights tensions and...  more »

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    Call #: LP F LEE

    Location: Large Print Fiction

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  • Tears we cannot stop : a sermon to white America

    Tears we cannot stop : a sermon to white America2017

    by Michael Eric Dyson

    (8,435)

    Summary: Fifty years ago Malcolm X told a white woman who asked what she could do for the cause, 'Nothing.' Michael Eric Dyson believes he was wrong. Now he responds to that question. If society is to make...  more »

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    Call #: 305.8 DYS

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • O.J. [DVD] : made in America

    O.J. : made in America2016

    Summary: An essential examination of the rise and fall of Orenthal James Simpson, and parallels between his incredible story with that of race in America. This critically-acclaimed documentary series reveals...  more »

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    Call #: DVD B SIMPSON

    Location: DVDs Biography

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • O.J. [Blu-ray] : made in America

    O.J. : made in America2016

    Summary: An essential examination of the rise and fall of Orenthal James Simpson, and parallels between his incredible story with that of race in America. This critically-acclaimed documentary series reveals...  more »

    BLU-RAY

    Call #: BLU B SIMPSON

    Location: Blu-rays Biography

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  • The freedom summer murders

    The freedom summer murders2014

    by Don Mitchell

    (613)

    Summary: Coinciding with the fiftieth anniversary of the Freedom Summer murders, traces the events surrounding the KKK lynching of three young civil rights activists who were trying to register African Americans for the vote.

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    Call #: 323.1 MIT YA

    Location: YA Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • King Leopold's ghost [eBook] : a story of greed, terror, and heroism in Colonial Africa

    King Leopold's ghost : a story of greed, terror, and heroism in Colonial Africa1999

    by Adam Hochschild

    (42,851)

    Summary: Documents the plundering of the territory.

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  • King Leopold's ghost : a story of greed, terror, and heroism in Colonial Africa

    King Leopold's ghost : a story of greed, terror, and heroism in Colonial Africa1999

    by Adam Hochschild

    (42,851)

    Summary: Documents the plundering of the territory.

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    Call #: 967.5 HOC

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Slavery by another name [DVD]

    Slavery by another name2012

    Summary: Challenges one of America's most cherished assumptions, the belief that slavery in the U.S. ended with Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation, by telling the harrowing story of how, in the...  more »

    DVD

    Call #: DVD 305.896 SLA

    Location: DVDs Nonfiction

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  • On the road to freedom [downloadable ebook] / a guided tour of the civil rights trail

    On the road to freedom / a guided tour of the civil rights trail2008

    by Charles E. Cobb Jr

    (52)

    Summary: An award-winning black journalist takes a pilgrimage through the sites and landmarks of the civil rights movement as he journeys to key locales that served as a backdrop to important events of the...  more »

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  • Jenniemae & James [downloadable ebook] / a memoir in black & white

    Jenniemae & James / a memoir in black & white2010

    by Brooke Newman

    (178)

    Summary: Recreating the early Civil Rights era, Newman's memoir is a pitch-perfect account of the improbable friendship that developed between mathematician James Newman, friend of Albert Einstein and father...  more »

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  • Child of the civil rights movement [downloadable ebook]

    Child of the civil rights movement2010

    by Paula Young Shelton

    (401)

    Summary: Paula Young Shelton shares her memories of the civil rights movement and her involvement in the historic march from Selma to Montgomery.

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  • Sweet land of liberty [downloadable ebook] / the forgotten struggle for civil rights in the North

    Sweet land of liberty / the forgotten struggle for civil rights in the North2008

    by Thomas J Sugrue

    (262)

    Summary: Sweet Land of Liberty is an epic, revelatory account of the abiding quest for justice in states from Illinois to New York, and of how the intense northern struggle differed from and was inspired by the fight down South.

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  • African American civil rights movement.

    African American civil rights movement.2011

    (2)

    Summary: "A history of the African American civil rights movement, based on primary source documents and other historical artifacts. Features include period art works and photographs; excerpts from literary...  more »

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    Call #: J 323.1 AFR

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • South Africa's anti-apartheid movement.

    South Africa's anti-apartheid movement.2011

    (2)

    Summary: "A history of the anti-apartheid movement in South Africa, based on primary source documents and other historical artifacts. Features include period art works and photographs; excerpts from literary...  more »

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    Call #: J 323.1 SOU

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  • Into the cannibal's pot : lessons for America from post-apartheid South Africa

    Into the cannibal's pot : lessons for America from post-apartheid South Africa2011

    by Ilana Mercer

    (118)

    BOOK

    Call #: 305.896 MER

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Panther baby : a life of rebellion and reinvention

    Panther baby : a life of rebellion and reinvention2012

    by Jamal Joseph

    (427)

    Summary: In the 1960s he exhorted Columbia students to burn the university to the ground. Today he's chair of their film division. Jamal Joseph's personal odyssey--from the streets of Harlem to Leavenworth to...  more »

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    Call #: B JOSEPH

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  • Marching for freedom [downloadable ebook] / walk together, children, and don't you grow weary

    Marching for freedom / walk together, children, and don't you grow weary2009

    by Elizabeth Partridge

    (779)

    Summary: This book recounts the three months of protest that took place before Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s landmark march from Selma, Alabama, to Montgomery to promote equal rights and help African-Americans earn the right to vote.

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  • Roll of thunder, hear my cry [downloadable audiobook]

    Roll of thunder, hear my cry2005

    by Mildred D Taylor

    (112,938)

    Summary: The story of one African American family fighting to stay together and strong in the faceof brutal racist attacks, illness, poverty, and betrayal in the Deep South of the 1930s.

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  • On the road to freedom : a guided tour of the civil rights trail

    On the road to freedom : a guided tour of the civil rights trail2008

    by Charles E. Cobb Jr

    (52)

    BOOK

    Call #: 323.1196 COB

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Slavery by another name : the re-enslavement of Black people in America from the Civil War to World War II / Douglas A. Blackmon.

    Slavery by another name : the re-enslavement of Black people in America from the Civil War to World War II / Douglas A. Blackmon.2008

    by Douglas A Blackmon

    (5,610)

    BOOK

    Call #: 305.896 BLA

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

    copies in: 1 of 1 details

  • Reporting civil rights.

    Reporting civil rights.2003

    (40)

    BOOK

    Call #: 323.1 REP V.2

    Location: Adult Nonfiction

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  • Slavery in the Upper Mississippi Valley, 1787-1865 [downloadable ebook] / a history of human bondage in Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin

    Slavery in the Upper Mississippi Valley, 1787-1865 / a history of human bondage in Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin2011

    by Christopher P Lehman

    (3)

    Summary: "Although the passage of the Northwest Ordinance in 1787 banned African American slavery in the Upper Mississippi River Valley, slavery as a practice persisted in the region through the end of the...  more »

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  • Dear Martin

    Dear Martin2017

    by Nic Stone

    (45,859)

    Summary: Writing letters to the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., seventeen-year-old college-bound Justyce McAllister struggles to face the reality of race relations today and how they are shaping him.

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    Call #: YA F STONE

    Location: YA Fiction

    copies in: 0 of 1 details

  • The crack in space [downloadable ebook]

    The crack in space2005

    by Philip K Dick

    (2,645)

    Summary: A repairman discovers that a hole in a faulty Jifi-scuttler leads to a parallel world. Jim Briskin, campaigning to be the first black president of the United States, thinks alter-Earth is the...  more »

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  • Down Sand Mountain [downloadable ebook]

    Down Sand Mountain2011

    by Steve Watkins

    (165)

    Summary: In a small Florida mining town in 1966, twelve-year-old Dewey faces one worst-day-ever after another, but comes to know that the issues he faces about bullies, girls, race, and identity are part of the adult world, as well.

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  • If a tree falls at lunch period [downloadable ebook]

    If a tree falls at lunch period2007

    by Gennifer Choldenko

    (2,697)

    Summary: Kirsten and Walk, seventh-graders at an elite private school, alternate telling how race, wealth, weight, and other issues shape their relationships as they and other misfits stand up to a mean but...  more »

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