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A History of Racism in America

Racism has been a part of the American experience since before the Pilgrims landed on Plymouth Rock. Blacks, Native Americans, Hispanics, and Chinese have all endured the physical and emotional pain of being regarded as inferior. This book traces the causes and effects of, and resistance to, racism throughout American history.

A Song So Black, So Proud!

Written on a napkin and released just months after the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the song "Say It Loud (I'm Black and I'm Proud)" became an anthem and rallying cry for the civil rights movement, as well as a celebration of Black culture and community. The song was penned in 1968 by singer James Brown in response to the rising racial tensions throughout the United States. Now, in first-person lyrical text, the iconic song speaks for itself, narrating the elements and moments t

All-American Fighting Forces (Bolt)

African Americans, American Indians, and other groups committed heroic acts to protect their country. But they did so while overcoming violent discrimination. With primary source photos and infographics, the All-American Fighting Forces hi/lo books are almost as strong as the men and women they're about.

Amazing Women in Canada (True North)  

Throughout history women have shaped the culture, politics, and people of the land we know as Canada. The women in this series have had a lasting impact on our daily lives. Explore their stories and learn how they have made a difference.

American Slavery and the Fight for Freedom (Read Woke™ Books)

This examination of slavery in America balances accounts of oppression with true stories of resistance and resilience, centering on the voices of enslaved people. Page Plus QR codes link readers to primary source recordings from the Voices Remembering Slavery collection at the Library of Congress. Reflection questions and an activism spread offer ways to understand and address the modern legacy of slavery.

Aunt Sue's Stories

Storytelling is an ancient and powerful human tradition. It ties us to cultural memory and the experiences of those who came before us, linking one generation to the next. Oral tradition is of keen importance to Black heritage and is honored here in this classic work by poet and Harlem Renaissance leader Langston Hughes. Vivid illustrations by contemporary artist Gary Kelley pair with Hughes's 1926 poem in picture-book form to invite young learners to curl up and listen as Aunt Sue recounts her

Bearcub Bios (Bearcub Books)

Be prepared to be inspired! Beginning readers will learn all about the lives and accomplishments of incredible women who are trying to make the world a better place for everyone. Readers will explore who and what inspired these women to make a difference.

Beginner Biography (LOOK! Books™)

Role models may be all around us. People who do things to make life better for others may be a child's role model. Beginner Biography looks at great role models throughout history. Just in time for Black History, Summer Olympics, and Suffrage Centennial.

Biographies of Diverse Heroes (Crabtree Seedlings)  

Have you ever wondered why someone is great or famous? In this series, Biographies of Diverse Heroes, learn how different people made a difference to the history of the world and how they fought for diversity in their lives Every book also includes a page for caregivers and teachers that suggests guiding questions to help aid in reading comprehension. Downloadable Teacher's Guide available.

Black Americans of Distinction

Black Americans have made important contributions in all areas of American life. This collective biography series profiles the lives and achievements of important Black Americans in science, business, politics, sports, and the arts. Every book focuses on five individuals (both historic and contemporary), all of whom are renowned in their fields of expertise. Primary and secondary source quotes add depth and enliven the narrative.