Materials for Young People on Civil Rights
Duncan, Alice Faye. The National Civil Rights Museum celebrates everyday people. Mahwah, N.J.: BridgeWater Books, 1995
Dunn, John M. The civil rights movement. San Diego: Lucent Books, 1998.
Edwards, Pamela Duncan. The bus ride that changed history: the story of Rosa Parks. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 2005.
Farris, Christine King. March on!: the day my brother Martin changed the world. New York: Scholastic Press, 2008.
Finlayson, Reggie. We shall overcome: the history of the American civil rights movement. Minneapolis: Lerner Publications Co., 2003.
Freedman, Russell. Freedom walkers: the story of the Montgomery bus boycott. New York: Holiday House, 2006.
Hoose, Phillip M. Claudette Colvin: twice toward justice. New York: Melanie Kroupa Books, 2009.
King, Casey. Oh, freedom!: kids talk about the Civil Rights Movement with the people who made it happen. New York: A.A. Knopf, 1997.
McKissack, Pat. The Civil Rights Movement in America: from 1865 to the present. Childrens Press, 1991.
McWhorter, Diane. A dream of freedom: the civil rights movement from 1954 to 1968. New York: Scholastic, 2004.
Meltzer, Milton. There comes a time: the struggle for Civil Rights. New York: Random House, 2001.
Michelson, Richard. As good as anybody: Martin Luther King and Abraham Joshua Heschel's amazing march towards freedom. New York: A.A. Knopf, 2008.
Myers, Walter Dean. I've seen the promised land: the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. New York: HarperCollinsPublishers, 2004.
Partridge, Elizabeth. Marching for freedom: walk together, children, and don't you grow weary. New York: Viking, 2009.
Pinkney, Andrea Davis. Sit-in : how four friends stood up by sitting down. New York: Little, Brown, 2010.
Rappaport, Doreen. Martin's big words: the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. New York: Hyperion Books for Children, 2001. Available as a dvd format, directed by Melissa Reilly; produced by Melissa Reilly, Paul R. Gagne ; Scholastic; a Weston Woods release, 2002.
Rappaport, Doreen. Nobody gonna turn me 'round: stories and songs of the civil rights movement. Cambridge, Mass.: Candlewick Press, 2006.
Shange, Ntozake. Coretta Scott. New York: Katherine Tegen Books, 2009.
Turck, Mary. Civil rights movement for kids: a history with 21 activities. Chicago: Chicago Review Press, 2000.
Turck, Mary. Freedom song: young voices and the struggle for civil rights. Chicago: Chicago Review Press, 2009.
Weisbrot, Robert. Marching toward freedom, 1957-1965: from the founding of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference to the assassination of Malcom X. New York: Chelsa House, 1994.