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Mekia rated a book 4 of 5 stars
The Beatitudes by Carole Boston Weatherford
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This book uses a scripture from Matthew in the Bible and talks about how African Americans used God as their guidance out of slavery. This book goes into the different events that took place during segregation. May not be appropriate for use in the c ...more
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Freedom on the Menu by Carole Boston Weatherford
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Great book to use when teaching about the civil rights. Students can look at it through a critical lens, and also comparing and contrasting.
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The Roaring Twenties by R. Conrad Stein
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Great book to get an overview of the roaring twenties. It goes into the entertainment, fashion, important figures, etc. of that time period!
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Oh, Freedom! by Linda Barrett Osborne
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This book is filled with interviews done by students asking questions to adults. The adults experienced segregation, the civil rights movement, and other events that happened in history.
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My Brother Martin by Christine King Farris
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This book is from the perspective of Martin's sister. This is a book that goes into his life inside of his home, instead of what happened in the society. Illustrations are wonderful and look very real.
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Bubba and Beau Meet the Relatives by Kathi Appelt
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Eddie's Little Sister Makes a Splash by Edward  I. Koch
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This book is about a little girl named Patty. She went on vacation with her family, and she started to feel lonely because she didn't have any friends to play with and wanted to go to the lake. her parents had already warned her, but when she saw her ...more
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Cherry Time by Daniela Bunge
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Crocs! by David T. Greenberg
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This is a great read that can be used to teach about verbs. It also has a rhyming pattern throughout the whole book, which can be use to teach rhyming also. I would suggest this book for grades 3-5, because of the language used in the book!
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