Ep6, Part 3 Civil Rights and Racial Inequality (Picture Books for Older Readers)

Welcome to Episode #6, part 3. 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 3, so we are discussing picture books for older readers.

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 3:

  • The Last Stop on Market Street by Matt de la Pena

  • The Youngest Marcher: The Story of Audrey Faye Hendricks, A Young Civil Rights Activist by Cynthia Levinson

  • We March by Shane W. Evans

  • Strange Fruit by Gary Golio

  • The Quickest Kid in Clarksville by Pat Zietlow Miller

  • Sugar Hill: Harlem's Historic Neighborhood by Carole Boston Weatherford

  • Freedom Over Me: Eleven Slaves, Their Lives and Dreams Brought to Life by Ashley Bryan

  • Game Changer: John McLendon and the Secret Game by John Coy

  • The Case for Loving by Selina Alko

  • 28 Days: Moments in Black History That Changed the World by Charles R. Smith

 

ALSO MENTIONED:

  • Loving Vs. Virginia by Patricia Hruby Powell
  • We've Got a Job: The 1963 Birmingham Children's March by Cynthia Levinson
  • Turning Fifteen on the Road to Freedom by Lynda Blackmon Lowery
  • "Last Train to Clarksville" by The Monkees

 

MUSIC CREDIT:

"Let It Be Christmas" by Nicolai Heidlas. Licensed under Creative Commons, 2016

 

 

 

 

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