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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 27 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book Young, Gifted and Black: Meet 52 Black Heroes from Past and Present by Jamia Wilson, illustrated by Andrea Pippins
    Young, Gifted and Black: Meet 52 Black Heroes from Past and Present - by Jamia Wilson, illustrated by Andrea Pippins

    £9.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781786039835 | ISBN 10: 1786039834

    Meet 52 icons of color from the past and present in this celebration of inspirational achievement — a collection of stories about changemakers to encourage, inspire and empower the next generation of changemakers.   Jamia Wilson has carefully c ... more

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  • Cover image of book "I Will Not Be Erased": Our Stories About Growing Up as People of Colour by gal-dem
    "I Will Not Be Erased": Our Stories About Growing Up as People of Colour - by gal-dem

    £7.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781406386370 | ISBN 10: 1406386375

    Fourteen joyous, funny and life-affirming essays from gal-dem, the award-winning magazine created by young women and non-binary people of colour.   gal-dem, the award-winning online and print magazine, is created by women and non-binary people ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Extraordinary Life of Malala Yousafzai by Hiba Noor Khan, illustrated by Rita Petruccioli
    The Extraordinary Life of Malala Yousafzai - by Hiba Noor Khan, illustrated by Rita Petruccioli

    £6.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780241372753 | ISBN 10: 0241372755

    Malala Yousafzai is: A student A campaigner An inspiration Malala is known across the world for her bravery, resilience and hope in the face of terrifying adversity. From playing in the Swat Valley in Pakistan to making speeches at the U ... more

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  • Cover image of book Little People, Big Dreams: Harriet Tubman by Isabel Sanchez Vegara, illustrated by Pili Aguado
    Little People, Big Dreams: Harriet Tubman - by Isabel Sanchez Vegara, illustrated by Pili Aguado

    £9.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781786032898 | ISBN 10: 1786032899

    New in the critically acclaimed Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the incredible life of Harriet Tubman, the Underground Railroad conductor who 'never lost a single passenger.'   Little Harriet was born into slavery on a plantation i ... more

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  • Cover image of book Malala: My Story of Standing Up for Girls
    Malala: My Story of Standing Up for Girls' Rights - by Malala Yousafzai

    £6.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781526361592 | ISBN 10: 1526361590

    The extraordinary true story of a young girl's courage in the face of violence and extremism, and an incredible testament to what can be achieved when we stand up for what we believe in.   This illustrated adaptation of Nobel Peace Prize winner Ma ... more

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  • Cover image of book Race to the Frozen North: The Matthew Henson Story by Catherine Johnson, illustrated by Katie Hickey
    Race to the Frozen North: The Matthew Henson Story - by Catherine Johnson, illustrated by Katie Hickey

    £6.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781781128404 | ISBN 10: 1781128405

    When orphan Matthew Henson ran away from his violent stepmother to find a new life in the big city, no one could have predicted that he would become the first man to reach the North Pole. A little luck and a lot of hard work led to a life of adventur ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Story Of Civil Rights by Wil Mara
    The Story Of Civil Rights - by Wil Mara

    £4.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780241315903 | ISBN 10: 0241315905

    Read the stories of the amazing men and women who fought for equality during the US Civil Rights Movement, including Martin Luther King Jr. and the March on Washington, and Rosa Parks and the famous Montgomery Bus Boycott.   Learn all about ci ... more

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  • Cover image of book Little People, Big Dreams: Rosa Parks by Lisbeth Kaiser, illustrated by Marta Antelo
    Little People, Big Dreams: Rosa Parks - by Lisbeth Kaiser, illustrated by Marta Antelo

    £9.99   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781786030177 | ISBN 10: 1786030179

    New in the Little People, Big Dreams series, discover the incredible life of Rosa Parks, 'The Mother of the Freedom Movement', in this inspiring story.   In this true story of an inspiring civil rights activist, Rosa Parks grew up during seg ... more

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  • Cover image of book For the Right to Learn: Malala Yousafzai
    For the Right to Learn: Malala Yousafzai's Story - by Rebecca Langston-George, illustrated by Janna Bock

    £7.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781491465561 | ISBN 10: 1491465565

    She grew up in a world where women were supposed to be quiet. But Malala Yousafzai refused to be silent. Discover Malala's story through this powerful narrative telling, and come to see how one brave girl named Malala changed the world. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Little People, Big Dreams: Maya Angelou by Lisbeth Kaiser, illustrated by Leire Salaberria
    Little People, Big Dreams: Maya Angelou - by Lisbeth Kaiser, illustrated by Leire Salaberria

    £9.99   hardback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781847808905 | ISBN 10: 1847808905

    In the Little People, Big Dreams series, discover the lives of outstanding people from designers and artists to scientists. All of them went on to achieve incredible things, yet all of them began life as a little child with a dream.  The book fo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Coming to England by Floella Benjamin
    Coming to England - by Floella Benjamin

    £9.99   hardback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781509835485 | ISBN 10: 1509835482

    A twentieth-anniversary edition of Floella Benjamin's classic memoir. Includes a new foreword by the author and some additional historical information. Beautifully illustrated by Michael Frith.   Floella Benjamin was just a young girl when she ... more

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  • Cover image of book Wangari Maathai: The Woman Who Planted a Million Trees by Franck Prévot, illustrated by Aurélia Fronty
    Wangari Maathai: The Woman Who Planted a Million Trees - by Franck Prévot, illustrated by Aurélia Fronty

    £13.99   hardback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781580896269 | ISBN 10: 158089626x

    A tree is worth more than its wood.   Wangari Maathai said, “Trees are living symbols of peace and hope.” The trees that she and her Green Belt Movement planted are more than symbols, they are the result of the hard work of the women she e ... more

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  • Cover image of book Gandhi for Kids: His Life and Ideas, with 21 Activities by Ellen Mahoney
    Gandhi for Kids: His Life and Ideas, with 21 Activities - by Ellen Mahoney

    £15.50   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781613731222 | ISBN 10: 1613731221

    With his wire-rimmed glasses, homespun cloths, and walking stick, Mohandas Gandhi is an international symbol of nonviolence, freedom, simplicity, and peace. Tracing Gandhi's evolution from a shy boy in India to a courageous, world-traveling spiritual ... more

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  • Cover image of book Inspirational Lives: Nelson Mandela by Kay Barnham
    Inspirational Lives: Nelson Mandela - by Kay Barnham

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780750293112 | ISBN 10: 075029311x

    Each book in this series is an individual biography of a person who is remarkable for their achievements and contribution to their time and industry.  The series focuses on the people who inspire children today. Each book looks at the backgro ... more

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  • Cover image of book Real-life Stories: Malorie Blackman by Sarah Eason
    Real-life Stories: Malorie Blackman - by Sarah Eason

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780750290456 | ISBN 10: 0750290455

    Dip into the lives of today's celebrities and take a look at their rise to fame, what their daily life is like, and how they inspire young people.   Malorie Blackman is one of the most successful and prolific children's authors writing today. ... more

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  • Cover image of book History Makers: Asian People Who Changed History by Adam Sutherland
    History Makers: Asian People Who Changed History - by Adam Sutherland

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780750283755 | ISBN 10: 0750283750

    Learn all about the lives of Asian history-makers, from Genghis Khan and Mao Tse-Tung to Gandhi, Sarojini Naidu and the Dalai Lama, Confucius and Buddha.  Find out about the actions of Asian history makers in this book, ranging from the extreme ... more

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  • Cover image of book Up You Mighty Race: An Introduction to Marcus Garvey by Dr. Adrian Mandara
    Up You Mighty Race: An Introduction to Marcus Garvey - by Dr. Adrian Mandara

    £4.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9789768245182 | ISBN 10: 9768245182

    The Right Excellent Marcus Mosiah Garvey, Jamaicas first National Hero, will long be remembered by Jamaicans and people from all corners of the world for the part he played in advocating black consciousness and his Pan-African stance.   This ... more

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  • Cover image of book DK Eyewitness: Gandhi by DK Publishing
    DK Eyewitness: Gandhi - by DK Publishing

    £6.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781409370581 | ISBN 10: 1409370585

    DK Eyewitness Gandhi is a spectacular and informative guide to one of history's most complex and revered personalities. Striking photographs offer you a unique view of Mahatma Gandhi's legacy, tracing his life from his early childhood to his assassin ... more

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  • Cover image of book Let It Shine: Stories of Black Women Freedom Fighters by Andrea Davis Pinkney, illustrated by Stephen Alcorn
    Let It Shine: Stories of Black Women Freedom Fighters - by Andrea Davis Pinkney, illustrated by Stephen Alcorn

    £7.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780547906041 | ISBN 10: 0547906048

    Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on a bus and sparked a boycott that changed America. Harriet Tubman helped more than three hundred slaves escape the South on the Underground Railroad. Shirley Chisholm became the first black woman elected to th ... more

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  • Cover image of book Real Lives: Harriet Tubman by Deborah Chancellor
    Real Lives: Harriet Tubman - by Deborah Chancellor

    £5.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781408178393 | ISBN 10: 1408178397

    The amazing story of Harriet Tubman.  Born a slave in the Deep South of the US, she escaped via the Underground Railroad to the north, then went back and helped some 70 more slaves to escape, at great personal risk. She worked as a nurse for the ... more

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  • Cover image of book Nelson Mandela by Kadir Nelson
    Nelson Mandela - by Kadir Nelson

    £6.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780062246363 | ISBN 10: 0062246364

    One day when Nelson Mandela was nine years old, his father died and he was sent from his village to a school far away from home, to another part of South Africa. In Johannesburg, the country's capital, Mandela saw fellow Africans who were poor and po ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sadako
    Sadako's Cranes - by Judith Loske

    £12.99   hardback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9789881512604 | ISBN 10: 9881512603

    A true story about grief, hope and the dark side of nuclear power. Beautifully retold and illustrated by Judith Loske Even today, children from all over the world fold paper cranes as a sign of peace and hope and send them to Hiroshima ... more

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  • Cover image of book Benjamin Zephaniah: My Story by Benjamin Zephaniah, illustrated by Victor Ambrus.
    Benjamin Zephaniah: My Story - by Benjamin Zephaniah, illustrated by Victor Ambrus.

    £6.60   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780007336456 | ISBN 10: 0007336454

    Find out what it's like to be a famous poet, author and performer in this autobiography by Benjamin Zephaniah.  Learn what it was like growing up in a house of seven children, meeting Nelson Mandela and how he sets about writing poetry, all ... more

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  • Cover image of book Little Leap Forward: A Boy in Bejing by Clare Farrow and Guo Yue, illustrated by Helen Cann
    Little Leap Forward: A Boy in Bejing - by Clare Farrow and Guo Yue, illustrated by Helen Cann

    £7.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781846865381 | ISBN 10: 1846865387

    Experience this coming-of-age tale that brings to life the time of the Cultural Revolution. A young boy growing up in the hutongs of China discovers the heartache of loving and having to let go when he captures a bird, only to discover that she will ... more

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  • Cover image of book How We are Smart by W. Nikola-Lisa, illustrated by Sean Qualls
    How We are Smart - by W. Nikola-Lisa, illustrated by Sean Qualls

    £9.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781600604447 | ISBN 10: 1600604447

    Musician Tito Puente. Ballerina Maria Tallchief. Explorer Matthew Henson. Congresswoman Patsy Mink. These are some of the people profiled in this book. They are well known for different reasons, but they also have something in common. They were all s ... more

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  • Cover image of book Paul Robeson by Eloise Greenfiled, illustrated by George Ford
    Paul Robeson - by Eloise Greenfiled, illustrated by George Ford

    £9.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781600602627 | ISBN 10: 1600602622

    Paul Robeson, born in 1898 and the son of a pastor, learned from his father to love written and spoken words, to be proud of being black, and to stand up for what he believed was right. These were the things that guided Paul throughout his life. &n ... more

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  • Cover image of book Akira to Zoltn: Twenty-Six Men Who Changed the World by Cynthia Chin-Lee, illustrated by Megan Halsey and Sean Addy
    Akira to Zoltn: Twenty-Six Men Who Changed the World - by Cynthia Chin-Lee, illustrated by Megan Halsey and Sean Addy

    £6.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781570915802 | ISBN 10: 1570915806

    A companion to Amelia to Zora, Akira to Zoltn features 26 contemporary men. Diverse in occupation as well as ethnic, religious, and national backgrounds, the book showcases positive role models for kids.  Each biography offers a childhood anecd ... more

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