Ep6, Part 2 Civil Rights and Racial Inequality (MG titles)
Jan 24th, 2017 by readerpants
Welcome to Episode #6, part 2. Today's podcast, Civil Rights and Racial Inequality, has been split into three parts: YA titles (grades 8+), Middle Grade titles (grades 5-8), and Picture Books for Older Readers (grades 5+).
This episode is Part 2, so we are discussing Middle Grade titles, which are ideal for students in grades 5-8.
My name is Leigh Collazo, and I am a certified school librarian and former middle school English teacher. Let's talk about books!
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TITLES DISCUSSED IN PART 2:
- Turning 15 on the Road to Freedom (Lynda Blackmon Lowery)
- Brown Girl Dreaming (Jacqueline Woodson)
- Stella By Starlight (Sharon Draper)
- The Port Chicago 50: Disaster, Mutiny and the Fight for Civil Rights (Steve Sheinkin)
- Things Too Huge To Fix By Saying Sorry (Susan Vaught)
- Night on Fire (Ronald Kidd)
- Midnight Without a Moon by Linda Williams Jackson
- Bomb: The Race to Build—and Steal—the World's Most Dangerous Weapon (Steve Sheinkin)
- The Help (Kathryn Stockett)
- A Wreath for Emmett Till (Marilyn Nelson)
- Granddaddy's Turn (Michael Bandy)