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Contains the keyword African Americans--Civil rights

Levinson C. We've got a job. Atlanta, Ga.: Peachtree Publishers; 2012. Abstract

Lexile measure 1020; Ages 10 and up

King, Martin Luther J. I have a dream. Vol 1st. New York: Schwartz & Wade Books; 2012. Abstract

Ages 8 and up

Roper JH. The magnificent Mays : a biography of Benjamin Elijah Mays. Columbia, S.C.: University of South Carolina Press; 2012.
Gallagher HT. James Meredith and the Ole Miss riot : a soldier's story. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi; 2012.
Jelks RM. Benjamin Elijah Mays, schoolmaster of the movement : a biography. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press; 2012. Abstract
Brimner LD. Birmingham Sunday. Vol 1st. Honesdale, Pa.: Calkins Creek; 2010. Abstract

Lexile measure 1190; Ages: 10 up; Grade level: 9.8; Informational (Violence warning)

Burton OV, O'Brien D. Remembering Brown at fifty: The University of Illinois commemorates Brown v. Board of Education. Urbana: University of Illinois Press; 2009. Abstract

"Inspired by the University of Illinois's celebration of the Brown v. Board of Education decision's fiftieth anniversary in 2004, this collection addresses the significance of the Brown decision in the contributors' lives or work in education and civil rights. Several authors describe their personal roles in the Brown case or similar cases, while others examine and illustrate events, performances, and exhibitions that were part of the anniversary commemoration. The book not only explores the repercussions of the Brown decision, but also stands as a historic document in its own right, preserving the reactions of many prominent intellectuals, artists, and activists fifty years after the decision."

Eagles CW. The price of defiance: James Meredith and the integration of Ole Miss. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press; 2009.

"If one is seeking a single book that most vividly details the fanatical intensity of the struggle to maintain racial segregation in the South, this is that volume." -- William F. Winter, Former Governor of Mississippi

Freedman R. Freedom Walkers : the story of the Montgomery bus boycott. Vol 1st. New York: Holiday House; 2006. Abstract

Lexile measure 1110;ages 9-18; book level 7.7; nonfiction