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    Young Frederick Douglass

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    Young Frederick Douglass : the slave who learned to read

    Girard, Linda Walvoord.

    Story of the young slave who taught himself to read and write, escaped North to freedom, and later became one of the most important black leaders.

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    Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr

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    Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr

    Adler, David A.

    Tells the story of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., his life, accomplishments in the civil rights movement, and his impact on American history.

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    Love twelve miles long

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    Love twelve miles long

    Armand, Glenda.

    In 1820s Maryland, Frederick's mother, who is a slave on a different plantation, walks twelve miles each way for a nighttime visit with her son, during which she recounts what each mile of the journey represents. Based on the childhood of Frederick Douglass.

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    The music in Derrick's heart

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    The music in Derrick's heart

    Battle-Lavert, Gwendolyn.

    Uncle Booker T., who makes magic by playing his harmonica music from his heart, spends the summer teaching Derrick how to play.

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    Papa's mark

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    Papa's mark

    Battle-Lavert, Gwendolyn.

    After his son helps him learn to write his name, Samuel T. Blow goes to the courthouse in his Southern town to cast his ballot on the first election day ever on which African-Americans were allowed to vote.

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    Grandmama's pride

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    Grandmama's pride

    Birtha, Becky, 1948-

    While on a trip in 1956 to visit her grandmother in the South, six-year-old Sarah Marie experiences segregation for the first time, but discovers that things have changed by the time she returns the following year.

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    Almost to freedom

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    Almost to freedom

    Nelson, Vaunda Micheaux.

    Tells the story of a young girl's dramatic escape from slavery via the Underground Railroad, from the perspective of her beloved rag doll.

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    In my momma's kitchen

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    In my momma's kitchen

    Nolen, Jerdine.

    A child describes the family events, like making apple jelly and having relatives visit, that center around Momma's kitchen.

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    Don't say ain't / Irene Smalls ; illustrated by Colin Bootman

    Smalls, Irene.

    In 1957, a young girl is torn between life in the neighborhood she grew up in and fitting in at the school she now attends.

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