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    The journal of Biddy Owens

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    The journal of Biddy Owens : the Negro leagues

    Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-

    Teenager Biddy Owens' 1948 journal about working for the Birmingham Black Barons includes the games and the players, racism the team faces from New Orleans to Chicago, and his family's resistance to his becoming a professional baseball player. Includes a historical note about the evolution of the Negro Leagues.

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    Stella by starlight

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    Stella by starlight

    Draper, Sharon M. (Sharon Mills)

    When a burning cross set by the Klan causes panic and fear in 1932 Bumblebee, North Carolina, fifth-grader Stella must face prejudice and find the strength to demand change in her segregated town.

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    Satch & me

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    Satch & me : a baseball card adventure

    Gutman, Dan.

    With his ability to travel through time using vintage baseball cards, Joe takes Flip with him to find out whether Satchel Paige really was the fastest pitcher ever.

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    Jump into the sky

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    Jump into the sky

    Pearsall, Shelley.

    In 1945, thirteen-year-old Levi is sent to find the father he has not seen in three years, going from Chicago, to segregated North Carolina, and finally to Pendleton, Oregon,where he learns that his father's unit, the all-Black 555th paratrooper battalion, will never see combat but finally has a mission. Includes historical notes.

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    The red rose box

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    The red rose box

    Woods, Brenda (Brenda A.)

    In 1953, Leah Hopper dreams of leaving the poverty and segregation of her home in Sulphur, Louisiana, and when Aunt Olivia sends train tickets to Los Angeles as part of her tenth birthday present, Leah gets a first taste of freedom.

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    White water

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    White water : inspired by a true story

    Bandy, Michael S.

    After tasting the warm, rusty water from the fountain designated for African Americans, a young boy questions why he cannot drink the cool, refreshing water from the "Whites Only" fountain. Based on a true experience co-author Michael S. Bandy had as a boy.

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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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    Ron's big mission

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    Ron's big mission

    Blue, Rose.

    Nine-year-old Ron, a frequent visitor to the Lake City Public Library in South Carolina in the 1950s, where he pores over books on airplanes and flight, makes his own quiet stand against segregation when he decides to apply for his own library card. Based on the life of astronaut Ron McNair.

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    Let the children march

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    Let the children march

    Clark-Robinson, Monica.

    Under the leadership of Dr. Martin Luther King, children and teenagers march against segregation in Birmingham, Alabama, in 1963.

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    A taste of colored water

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    A taste of colored water

    Faulkner, Matt.

    Young cousins Lulu and Jelly, inspired by stories told by a classmate, hitch a ride into the city hoping to take a gulp of what they imagine must be some pretty special water that comes from the "colored" drinking fountain.

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    Goin' someplace special

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    Goin' someplace special

    McKissack, Pat, 1944-

    In segregated 1950s Nashville, a young African American girl braves a series of indignities and obstacles to get to one of the few integrated places in town: the public library.

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    New shoes

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    New shoes

    Meyer, Susan, 1960-

    "In this historical fiction picture book, Ella Mae and her cousin Charlotte, both African American, start their own shoe store when they learn that they cannot try on shoes at the shoe store"--Provided by publisher.

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    The quickest kid in Clarksville

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    The quickest kid in Clarksville

    Miller, Pat Zietlow.

    Growing up in the segregated town of Clarksville, Tennessee, in the 1960s, Alta's family cannot afford to buy her new sneakers--but she still plans to attend the parade celebrating her hero Wilma Rudolph's three Olympic gold medals.

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    Ruth and The Green Book

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    Ruth and The Green Book

    Ramsey, Calvin A.

    When Ruth and her parents take a motor trip from Chicago to Alabama to visit her grandma, they rely on a pamphlet called "The Negro Motorist Green Book" to find places that will serve them. Includes facts about "The Green Book.".

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    Back of the bus

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    Back of the bus

    Reynolds, Aaron, 1970-

    From the back of the bus, an African American child watches the arrest of Rosa Parks.

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