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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 15 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book Parker Looks Up: An Extraordinary Moment by Parker Curry and Jessica Curry, illustrated by Brittany Jackson
    Parker Looks Up: An Extraordinary Moment - by Parker Curry and Jessica Curry, illustrated by Brittany Jackson

    £12.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781534451865 | ISBN 10: 1534451862

    A New York Times bestseller!  A visit to Washington, DC’s National Portrait Gallery forever alters Parker Curry’s young life when she views First Lady Michelle Obama’s portrait.   When Parker Curry came face-to-face with Amy Sher ... more

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  • Cover image of book Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History by Vashti Harrison
    Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History - by Vashti Harrison

    £7.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780241346846 | ISBN 10: 0241346843

    This beautifully illustrated book introduces readers of all ages to 40 women who changed the world.   Featuring forty trailblazing black women in American history, Little Leaders educates and inspires as it relates true stories of breaking boundar ... more

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  • Cover image of book Amina
    Amina's Voice - by Hena Khan

    £6.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781481492072 | ISBN 10: 1481492071

    A Pakistani-American Muslim girl struggles to stay true to her family’s vibrant culture while simultaneously blending in at school after tragedy strikes her community in this “compassionate, timely novel” (Booklist, starred review) from the awa ... more

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  • Cover image of book Dream Big, Little Leader (Board Book) by Vashti Harrison
    Dream Big, Little Leader (Board Book) - by Vashti Harrison

    £6.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780241366974 | ISBN 10: 0241366976

    This perfect bedtime board book is guaranteed to inspire big dreams.   Dream big, little one. There's so much you can do. Just look at all the women who came before you...   Based on the New York Times bestselling sensation Little Lea ... 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 All American Boys by Jason Reynolds and Kiely Quinn
    All American Boys - by Jason Reynolds and Kiely Quinn

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781481463348 | ISBN 10: 1481463349

    A 2016 Coretta Scott King Author Honor book, and recipient of the Walter Dean Myers Award for Outstanding Children's Literature.   In this New York Times bestselling novel, two teens--one black, one white--grapple with the repercussions of a ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Monkey
    The Monkey's Secret - by Gennifer Choldenko

    £6.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781471403521 | ISBN 10: 1471403521

    A segregated town, a hidden boy, a courageous girl - and a mystery in desperate need of solving.  San Francisco, 1900. Thirteen-year-old Lizzy Kennedy is not like the other girls in her town. She'd much rather be helping her doctor father wit ... 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 Our Children Can Soar: A Celebration of Rosa, Barack, and the Pioneers of Change by Michelle Cook
    Our Children Can Soar: A Celebration of Rosa, Barack, and the Pioneers of Change - by Michelle Cook

    £6.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781599907833 | ISBN 10: 1599907836

    This unique picture book is part history, part poetry, and entirely inspirational.   It takes the reader step by simple step through the cumulative story of the US Civil Rights Movement, showing how select pioneers' achievements led up to the ... more

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  • Cover image of book Destiny
    Destiny's Gift - by Natasha Anastasia Tarpley, Illustrated by Adjoa J. Burrowes

    £8.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781600606441 | ISBN 10: 160060644x

    Destiny loves words, and her favorite place in the world is Mrs. Wade's bookstore, where words abound. On Saturdays, Destiny helps Mrs. Wade at the store, and at day's end they relax together, drinking tea and reading. Then one Saturday Mrs. Wade doe ... 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 Butterflies for Kiri by Cathryn Falwell
    Butterflies for Kiri - by Cathryn Falwell

    £8.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781600603426 | ISBN 10: 1600603424

    Kiri loves to make things. When she receives an origami set for her birthday, she can't wait to try making a butterfly, just like the one Auntie Lu had made. Kiri chooses a bright purple paper and carefully follows the steps, but the paper tears afte ... more

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  • Cover image of book Gettin
    Gettin' Through Thursday - by Melrose Cooper, illustrated by Nneka Bennett

    £8.99   paperback   (2001) - ISBN 13: 9781584300144 | ISBN 10: 1584300140

    Andr dreads Thursdays. Thursday is the day before Mama gets paid at work each week it's the day when money is tight and spirits are low for Andr and his older brother and sister.   As report card day approaches, Andr anticipates making t ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Civil Rights Movement for Kids: A History with 21 Activities by Mary C. Turck
    The Civil Rights Movement for Kids: A History with 21 Activities - by Mary C. Turck

    £14.99   paperback   (2000) - ISBN 13: 9781556523700 | ISBN 10: 155652370x

    Surprisingly, kids were some of the key instigators in the Civil Rights Movement, for example, Barbara Johns, who held a rally in her elementary school gym that eventually led to the Brown vs. Board of Education Supreme Court school desegregation dec ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bein
    Bein' With You This Way - by W Nikola-Lisa & Michael Bryant

    £8.99   paperback   (1994) - ISBN 13: 9781880000267 | ISBN 10: 1880000261

    A beautifully illustrated exuberant rap on the differences between us (straight hair, curly hair; brown eyes, blue eyes; light skin, dark skin, etc). American publication but sentiments applicable anywhere. ... more

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