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Curlfriends: New in Town
Curlfriends: New in Town
by Sharee Miller; coloring by Luke Healy

Charlie is relocating again. At her new school, she meets an outspoken group of girls, The Curlfriends, who welcome her in and encourage her to be herself.

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When Winter Robeson Came
When Winter Robeson Came
by Brenda Woods

Winter is excited to visit his cousin in LA, where he plans to look for his missing father. However, his plans go awry as the Watts neighborhood boils over with racial tensions.

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We Were the Fire: Birmingham 1963
We Were the Fire: Birmingham 1963
by Shelia P. Moses

Rufus joins thousands of young people as they protest for equal rights. With a new determination, he realizes that their fight for equality is a fire that cannot be put out.

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Indigo and Ida
Indigo and Ida
by Heather Murphy Capps

Inspired by journalist Ida B. Wells, Indigo runs for student council president. Black and proud, Indigo discovers that not everyone sees her efforts as positive. Still, she refuses to give up.

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Speak Up, Speak Out!: The Extraordinary Life of
Speak Up, Speak Out!: The Extraordinary Life of "Fighting Shirley Chisholm"
by Tonya Bolden

Explore the groundbreaking life of Shirley Chisholm, a teacher, activist, politician, and change-maker.

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Choosing Brave: How Mamie Till-Mobley and Emmett Till Sparked the Civil Rights Movement
Choosing Brave: How Mamie Till-Mobley and Emmett Till Sparked the Civil Rights Movement
by Angela Joy; illustrated by Janelle Washington

Be inspired by Mamie Till-Mobley, who used her grief as a catalyst to fight for justice after the racially motived murder of her young son, Emmett Till, in Mississippi.

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Justice Rising: 12 Amazing Black Women in the Civil Rights Movement
Justice Rising: 12 Amazing Black Women in the Civil Rights Movement
by Katheryn Russell-Brown; illustrated by Kim Holt

Discover 12 brave Black women who were on the front lines of the Civil Rights Movement, in this eye-catching illustrated biography collection.

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Fighting With Love: The Legacy of John Lewis
Fighting With Love: The Legacy of John Lewis
by Lesa Cline-Ransome; illustrated by James E. Ransome

Learn about the life of the extraordinary civil rights leader John Lewis, from his childhood in segregated Troy, AL. to his famous protest in Selma, AL.

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Standing in the Need of Prayer: A Modern Retelling of the Classic Spiritual
Standing in the Need of Prayer: A Modern Retelling of the Classic Spiritual
by Carole Boston Weatherford; illustrated by Frank Morrison

In this moving picture book, the historical spiritual “Standing in the Need of Prayer” is combined with striking illustrations to depict Black perseverance, from the slave trade through modern-day protests.

All Aboard the Schooltrain: A Little Story from the Great Migration
All Aboard the Schooltrain: A Little Story from the Great Migration
by Glenda Armand; illustrated by Keisha Morris

Thelma loves trains, especially hopping on the imaginary train to school each day. When her father loses his job, she boards a real train headed towards the hope of better opportunities.

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