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Going Home by Eve Bunting
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This is a beautiful and colorful story of a Mexican family returning to their home town for the holidays. The children are unsure as they make their way to the town but the parents are very excited to be returning. The children learn why their parent ...more
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Meerkat Mail by Emily Gravett
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This is a fun book about a meerkat that doesn't want to live with his really really close family anymore so he travels to other families in other parts of the world. Turns out he doesn't like the other places much either and begins to miss his family ...more
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Rosa's Bus by Jo S. Kittinger
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I really enjoyed using this book during my PTLS Rosa lesson. Great story about the famous bus that Rosa rode and refused to get up for a white man. The book tracks the life of the bus from when it was made to when it no longer ran because it was so o ...more
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March On! by Christine King Farris
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This is a beautifully illustrated book that builds up the march on washington during the civil rights movement. The story depicts MLK's journey to his famous "I Have a Dream" speech. Great book to read aloud during civil rights unit when talking abou ...more
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The Story of Ruby Bridges by Robert Coles
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This is a sweet story about a little girl that helped to change the world during the Civil Rights movement. Ruby can be compared to Linda Brown or the Little Rock Nine. Ruby went to a white school and was heckled and bothered but met it with adversit ...more
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The Watsons Go to Birmingham - 1963 by Christopher Paul Curtis
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This is a hilarious book! Great book about an African American family that lives in the North and travels to the South during the times of the civil rights movement. A humorous book about a young boys life who gets made fun of and has a crazy family ...more
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Martin's Big Words by Doreen Rappaport
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This is a beautiful book with wonderful illustrations. The story is about a young boy who grows up to be MLK. This is a great book to add the civil rights collection. The words can be used as a quote study and the illustrations can be analyzed as wel ...more
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My Brother Martin by Christine King Farris
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This is a wonderful book! This book is a story about MLK but told from his sister's perspective. This would be great to use when teaching about the Civil Rights Movement or near the MLK holiday. This can be used when referencing multiple perspectives ...more
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Mapping Penny's World by Loreen Leedy
Mapping Penny's World
by Loreen Leedy (Goodreads Author)
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This is a book about a girl and a dog creating maps of their world. This is a great book to introduce when teaching students about maps and how to use them or create them. I would definitely use this book in conjunction with the book "Me On the Map".
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First Dog by J. Patrick Lewis
First Dog
by J. Patrick Lewis (Goodreads Author)
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This is a story of how a dog found his perfect home at the White House. Throughout the story the first dog travels the world to find the perfect home and the book teaches about all kinds of dogs from various places in the world. The dog realizes none ...more
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