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Nicky & Vera: A Quiet Hero of the Holocaust and the Children He Rescued Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781324015741
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Published: Norton Young Readers - January 26th, 2021

Caldecott Honoree and Sibert Medalist Peter Sís honors a man who saved hundreds of children from the Nazis.

 


The Boy Who Failed Show and Tell Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338647235
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Published: Scholastic Press - February 2nd, 2021

An unbelievably hilarious middle-grade true story from bestselling author Jordan Sonnenblick.

In a typical school year, every kid has one or two things go wrong. But for Jordan, there's A LOT going wrong ALL THE TIME.



Take this year. Here are some of the thing going wrong:



Gone to the Woods: Surviving a Lost Childhood Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780374314156
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - January 12th, 2021

A middle grade memoir from a living literary legend, giving readers a new perspective on the origins of Gary Paulsen's famed survival stories.


Together We March: 25 Protest Movements That Marched into History Cover Image
By Leah Henderson, Tyler Feder (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534442702
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - January 19th, 2021

March through history and discover twenty-five groundbreaking protest movements that have shaped the way we fight for equality and justice today in this stunningly illustrated and sweeping book!

For generations, marches have been an invaluable tool for bringing about social change.


We Wait for the Sun Cover Image
By Katie McCabe, Raissa Figueroa (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250229021
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - February 9th, 2021

A beautiful and uplifting non-fiction picture book from Katie McCabe and trailblazing civil rights lawyer and activist Dovey Johnson Roundtree, We Wait for the Sun.

In the hour before dawn, Dovey Mae and Grandma Rachel step into the cool, damp night on a secret mission: to find the sweetest, ripest blackberries that grow deep in the woods.


Activists Assemble—We Are All Equal! Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780753476925
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Published: Kingfisher - January 12th, 2021

What is equality? A big question to answer and an even bigger topic to implement. Activists Assemble - We Are All Equal explains what it is to be a citizen, how important it is to treat, and be treated, as equal within the society, and how you can use your voice to champion equality.


She Persisted: Harriet Tubman Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780593115664
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Published: Philomel Books - January 5th, 2021

Inspired by the #1 New York Times bestseller She Persisted by Chelsea Clinton and Alexandra Boiger comes a chapter book series about women who stood up, spoke up and rose up against the odds!


The ABCs of Black History Cover Image
By Rio Cortez, Lauren Semmer (Illustrator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781523507498
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Published: Workman Publishing Company - December 8th, 2020

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

B is for Beautiful, Brave, and Bright!


Child of the Dream (A Memoir of 1963) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781338282818
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Published: Scholastic Press - December 1st, 2020

An incredible memoir from Sharon Robinson about one of the most important years of the civil rights movement.


Reach Higher: An Inspiring Photo Celebration of First Lady Michelle Obama Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9780593173411
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Published: Yearling - December 8th, 2020

This visual celebration of Michelle Obama from an official White House photographer is perfect for young readers who want to know more about a beloved former First Lady.


The Highest Tribute: Thurgood Marshall’s Life, Leadership, and Legacy Cover Image
By Kekla Magoon, Laura Freeman (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062912510
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Published: Quill Tree Books - January 5th, 2021

A brilliant picture book biography about Thurgood Marshall, who fought for equality during the Civil Rights Movement and served as the first Black justice on the Supreme Court, from Coretta Scott King Honor winners Kekla Magoon and Laura Freeman.


Runaway: The Daring Escape of Ona Judge Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780374307042
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - January 5th, 2021

Runaway is a powerful, lyrical OwnVoices picture book about the enslavement of Ona Judge and her self-emancipation from George Washington’s household.


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