I Dissent: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Makes Her Mark
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by Debbie Levy Simon & Schuster Young Books for Readers, 2016 Grades 3-5 Ruth Bader Ginsburg might not have been…
The Youngest Marcher: The Story of Audrey Faye Hendricks, a Young Civil Rights Marcher
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by Cynthia Levinson Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2017 Grades 1-5 Audrey Faye Hendricks was only 9-years-old, but she…
She Persisted: 13 American Women Who Changed the World
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by Chelsea Clinton Philomel Books, 2017. Grades PreK-2. “She persisted” has become a mantra for many since the 2016 US…
Fannie Never Flinched: One Woman’s Courage In the Struggle For American Labor Union Rights
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by Mary Cronk Farrell Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2016. 44 pgs Grades 4-8 Fannie Sellins lived during the age…
The Lucky Ones: My Passionate Fight for Farm Animals
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by Jenny Brown Avery, 2013. 304 pgs In The Lucky Ones Jenny Brown writes with humor and honesty, allowing us…
Enchanted Air: Two Cultures, Two Wings
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by Margarita Engle Atheneum, 2015. 192 pgs Grades 5-10 Enchanted Air is a memoir told through beautiful poetry. It chronicles…
Voice of Freedom: Fannie Lou Hamer: Spirit of the Civil Rights Movement
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by Carole Boston Weatherford Candlewick Press, 2015. Grades 5-8 Voice of Freedom uses free verse poetry to tell the story…
Rad American Women A-Z: Rebels, Trailblazers, and Visionaries Who Helped Shape Our History … and Our Future!
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by Kate Schatz City Lights Books, 2015. 64 pgs Grades 3 and up Rad American Women A-Z offers a brief…
Emmanuel’s Dream: The True Story of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah
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by Laurie Ann Thompson Schwartz and Wade Books, 2015. Grades K-3 Emmanuel was born happy and healthy … except he…
Gordon Parks: How the Photographer Captured Black and White America
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by Carole Boston Weatherford Albert Whitman and Company, 2015. Grades 1-3 Nearly not surviving his birth, and told he’ll likely…
The Case for Loving: The Fight for Interracial Marriage
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by Selina Alko and Sean Qualls Scholastic, Inc., 2015. Grades 1-5 It’s 1958. And although Richard and Mildred Loving got…
Through My Eyes
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by Ruby Bridges Scholastic Press, 1999. Grades 1-5. Infused with relevant photos and quotes, Ruby Bridges tells her own story…