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    They had a dream : the civil rights struggle, from Frederick Douglass to Marcus Garvey to Martin Luther King, and Malcolm X

    Archer, Jules.

    Traces the progression of the civil rights movement and its effect on history through biographical sketches of four prominent and influential African Americans: Frederick Douglass, Marcus Garvey, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Malcolm X.

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    James Baldwin : voice from Harlem

    Gottfried, Ted.

    Discusses Baldwin's childhood in Harlem, his expatriate experiences, and his return to the U.S. in the 1960s to work for the Civil Rights movement.

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    James Baldwin

    Rosset, Lisa.

    A biography of an American author noted for his books on racial conflict in the United States.

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    M.L.K. : journey of a King

    Bolden, Tonya.

    Through period photographs and text introduces readers to Martin Luther King, Jr.

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    Eleanor Roosevelt : her impact on the civil rights movement, the White House, and the world

    Cooper, Ilene, author.

    "Eleanor Roosevelt, Fighter for Justice shows young readers how the former First Lady evolved from a poor little rich girl to a protector and advocate for those without a voice. Though now seen as a cultural icon, she was a woman deeply insecure about her looks and her role in the world. But by recognizing her fears and constantly striving to overcome her prejudices, she used her proximity to presidents and her own power to aid in the fight for Civil Rights and other important causes"-- Provided by publisher.

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    John Lewis in the lead : a story of the civil rights movement

    Haskins, James, 1941-

    "A biography of John Lewis, Georgia Congressman and one of the 'Big Six' civil rights leaders of the 1960s, focusing on his youth and culminating in the voter registration drives that sparked 'Bloody Sunday,' as hundreds of people walked across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama. Includes a note by Congressman Lewis and a timeline"--Provided by publisher.

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    We shall overcome : heroes of the civil rights movement

    Powledge, Fred.

    Examines the system of segregation that existed in the United States until the mid-twentieth century and discusses the civil rights movement that changed this system.

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    W.E.B. Du Bois and racial relations

    Cavan, Seamus.

    Examines the life of the black scholar and leader, with an emphasis on his work for racial equality in the United States.

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    Who was Martin Luther King, Jr.?

    Bader, Bonnie, 1961-

    An illustrated biography introducing students to the life of Martin Luther King, Jr., discussing his childhood, schooling, beliefs, role in the civil rights movement, and other related topics.

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    Martin Luther King

    Bray, Rosemary L.

    The life and work of Martin Luther King is told through a fact-filled text and colorful folk-art paintings.

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    I've seen the promised land : the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr

    Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-

    Pictures and easy-to-read text introduce the life of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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    I am Martin Luther King, Jr

    Meltzer, Brad.

    "A biography of Martin Luther King Jr. that tells the story of how he used nonviolence to lead the civil rights movement"-- Provided by publisher.

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    A. Philip Randolph and the labor movement

    Cwiklik, Robert.

    A biography of the civil rights activist who organized the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters, which acted as a labor union for Pullman car porters, and crusaded for equal rights for blacks in the armed forces, military industries, and in labor unions.

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