Civil Rights Movement

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Best for upper elementary-middle school students.

  1. Freedom Walkers: The Story of the Montgomery Bus Boycott by Russell Freedman
  2. One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams Garcia
  3. Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice by Phillip Hoose
  4. Remember: The Journey to School Integration by Toni Morrison
  5. The Watsons Go to Birmingham by Christopher Paul Curtis
  6. Miles to go for Freedom: Segregation and Civil Rights in the Jim Crow Era by Linda Barrett Osborne
  7. Through My Eyes by Ruby Bridges
  8. We’ve Got a Job: The 1963 Birmingham Children’s March by Cynthia Levinson
  9. Freedom’s Children: Young Civil Rights Activists Tell Their Own Stories by Ellen Levine
  10. They Had a Dream: The Civil Rights Movement from Frederick Douglass…Malcom X by Jules Archer
  11. Black Stars of the Civil Rights Movement by Jim Haskins
  12. Who Was Rosa Parks? by Yona Zeldis McDonough
  13. Who Was Martin Luther King, Jr? by Bonnie Bader
  14. The King Years: Historic Moments in the Civil Rights Movement by Taylor Branch
  15. Rosa Parks: My Story by Rosa Parks
  16. I Have a Dream by Kadir Nelson (Kit)
  17. Historical Icons: Martin Luther King, Jr. (DVD)
  18. Historical Icons: Rosa Parks (DVD)
  19. Eyes on the Prize: America’s Civil Rights Movement (DVD series)
  20. A Call to Conscience: The Landmark Speeches of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (Audio CD)