Through My Eyes by Ruby Bridges: Ruby Bridges recounts the story of her involvement, as a in the integration of her school in New Orleans in An icon of the Civil Rights movement, Ruby chronicles each dramatic step of this pivotal event in history.
Ruby Bridges Goes to School: My True Story (Scholastic Reader, Level The extraordinary true story of Ruby Bridges, the first African-American child to integrate a New Orleans school--now with simple text for young readers!
Ages 8 and up - Eleven-year-old Elijah lives in Buxton, Canada, a settlement of runaway slaves near the American border. He's the first child in town to be born free, and he ought to be famous just for that. Unfortunately, all that most people see is.
Martin's Big Words The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr (Book) : Rappaport, Doreen : A brief biographical sketch of Martin Luther King, Jr., one of the greatest figures in the American civil rights movement.
Bat by Virginia Euwer Wolff. (Scholastic Press, In small town, post-World War Oregon, twenty-one grade girls recount the story of an annual softball game, during which one girl's bigotry comes to the surface.