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Civil Rights Act Signed

Celebrate the day the Civil Rights Act was signed with these titles from Macmillan Children's Publishing Group.

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Rosa

She had not sought this moment but she was ready for it. When the policeman bent down to ask “Auntie, are you going to move?” all the strength of all the...

"...She had not sought this moment but she was ready for it. When the policeman bent down to ask “Auntie, are you going to move?” all the strength of all the.... She had not sought this moment but she was ready for it. When the policeman bent down to ask “Auntie, are you going to move?” all the strength of all the people through all those many years joined in her. She said, “No.” An inspiring account of an event that shaped American history Fifty years after her refusal to give up her seat on a Mon..."

By Bryan Collier and Nikki Giovanni

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Claudette Colvin

Twice Toward Justice

“When it comes to justice, there is no easy way to get it. You can’t sugarcoat it. You have to take a stand and say, ‘This is not right.’” – Claudette Colvin...

"...“When it comes to justice, there is no easy way to get it. You can’t sugarcoat it. You have to take a stand and say, ‘This is not right.’” – Claudette Colvin.... “When it comes to justice, there is no easy way to get it. You can’t sugarcoat it. You have to take a stand and say, ‘This is not right.’” – Claudette Colvin On March 2, 1955, an impassioned teenager, fed up with the daily injustices of Jim Crow segregation, refused to give her seat to a white woman on a segregated bus in Montgomery, A..."

Phillip Hoose Phillip Hoose

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Lincoln and Douglass

An American Friendship

Our 16th president is known for many things: He delivered the Emancipation Proclamation and the Gettysburg Address.He was tall and skinny and notoriously...

By Nikki Giovanni and Bryan Collier

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