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Gay Power!: The Stonewall Riots and the Gay Rights Movement, 1969

Grade 9 - Grade 12

"Come out for freedom! Come out now! Power to the people! Gay power to gay people! Come out of the closet before the door is nailed shut!" —Come Out! magazine, November 14, 1969… On the night Read More →

  • Lexile: 1040
  • ATOS: 7.8
  • Dewey: 306.76'60973

Today the World Is Watching You: The Little Rock Nine and the Fight for School Integration, 1957

Grade 9 - Grade 12

On September 4, 1957, nine African American teenagers made their way toward Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas. They didn’t make it very far. Armed soldiers of the Arkansas National… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1110
  • Dewey: 379.2'630976773

What Can't Wait

Grade 9 - Grade 12

“Another day finished,gracias a Dios.”… Seventeen-year-old Marisa’s mother has been saying this for as long as Marisa can remember. Her parents came to Houston from Mexico. They work hard, an Read More →

  • Lexile: 680
  • ATOS: 7.0
  • Dewey: [Fic]

You Are Now on Indian Land: The American Indian Occupation of Alcatraz Island, California, 1969

Grade 9 - Grade 12

On the night of November 20, 1969, ninety-two Native Americans sailed silently across the San Francisco Bay toward the island of Alcatraz. They intended to reclaim the land for Indian people… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1030
  • ATOS: 8.1
  • Dewey: 323.1197

Civil Rights Struggles around the World

Series

At certain moments in the struggle to achieve civil rights, an iconic gesture or event can galvanize a people to make a leap toward their goal. This series begins with just such gestures or… Read More →

Open the Jail Doors — We Want to Enter: The Defiance Campaign against Apartheid Laws, South Africa, 1952

Grade 9 - Grade 12

"The Defiance Campaign marked a new chapter in the struggle...going to prison became a badge of honor among Africans."―Nelson Mandela… On June 26, 1952, twenty-five men and five women en Read More →

  • Lexile: 1150
  • Dewey: 323.168

Ruth and the Green Book

Grade 2 - Grade 5

Ruth was so excited to take a trip in her family's new car! In the early 1950s, few African Americans could afford to buy cars, so this would be an adventure. But she soon found out that… Read More →

  • Lexile: 700
  • ATOS: 4.6
  • Dewey: [E]

Sitting for Equal Service: Lunch Counter Sit-Ins, United States, 1960s

Grade 9 - Grade 12

"We were hoping [the sit-in] would catch on and it would spread throughout the country, but it went even beyond our wildest imagination."―Ezell Blair Jr., North Carolina Agricultural &… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1100
  • Dewey: 323.1196'073

The Force Born of Truth: Mohandas Gandhi and the Salt March, India, 1930

Grade 9 - Grade 12

Gandhi's Salt March united all Indians in peaceful protest for independence. Yet British forces met them with violence and imprisonment. In this story of India's struggle for freedom, we'll… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1000
  • Dewey: 954.03'5092

We Are Not Beasts of Burden: Cesar Chavez and the Delano Grape Strike, California, 1965-1970

Grade 9 - Grade 12

"The only way we could win was to keep fighting for a long time...the only way we could win was by staying with it."—Cesar… As the sun rose on September 8, 1965, in Delano, California, Read More →

  • Lexile: 1150
  • ATOS: 9.1
  • Dewey: 331.892'83480979488

We Stand as One: The International Ladies Garment Workers Strike, New York, 1909

Grade 9 - Grade 12

"Girls, from the bottom of my heart, I beg you not to go back to work. We are all poor, many of us are suffering hunger, none of us can afford to lose a day's wages. But only by fighting for… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1090
  • Dewey: 331.892'88709747109041

Who Will Shout If Not Us?: Student Activists and the Tiananmen Square Protest, China, 1989

Grade 9 - Grade 12

In this gripping story of a historic clash between repressive government forces and individuals seeking freedom, we'll explore the reasons that led students in China to defy authority. We'll… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1010
  • ATOS: 8.4
  • Dewey: 378.1'981095109048

Bad News for Outlaws: The Remarkable Life of Bass Reeves, Deputy U.S. Marshal

Grade 3 - Grade 6

Coretta Scott King Author… Read about the fascinating life of Bass Reeves, who escaped slavery to become the first African American Deputy U.S. Marshal west of the Mississippi. Sitting Read More →

  • Lexile: 860
  • ATOS: 5.2
  • Dewey: 363.28'2092

Spectacular Sports

Series

Sports fans will cheer for these exciting titles, which capture some of the most thrilling moments in college and professional sports. From buzzer-beater basketball shots and amazing trick… Read More →

A Boy Named Beckoning: The True Story of Dr. Carlos Montezuma, Native American Hero

Grade 3 - Grade 6

This story reveals the remarkable life of a Native American boy named Wassaja, or "Beckoning," who was kidnapped from his Yavapai tribe and sold as a slave. Adopted by an Italian photographer… Read More →

  • Lexile: 880
  • ATOS: 6.0
  • Dewey: 970.004'97

Almost to Freedom

Kindergarten - Grade 3

Lindy and her doll Sally are best friends - wherever Lindy goes, Sally stays right by her side. They eat together, sleep together, and even pick cotton together. So, on the night Lindy and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 530
  • ATOS: 4.4
  • Dewey: [Fic]