Warriors Don t Cry

Warriors Don t Cry
Author: Melba Beals
Publsiher: Simon and Schuster
Total Pages: 254
Release: 2007-07-24
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
ISBN: 9781416948827

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The author describes the threats and emotional abuse she endured from white student and adults along with her fears of endangering her family as she commited to being one of the first African American students to integrate Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas in 1957.

Children Of The City

Children Of The City
Author: David Nasaw
Publsiher: Anchor
Total Pages: 256
Release: 2012-05-16
Genre: History
ISBN: 9780307816627

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The turn of the twentieth century was a time of explosive growth for American cities, a time of nascent hopes and apparently limitless possibilities. In Children of the City, David Nasaw re-creates this period in our social history from the vantage point of the children who grew up then. Drawing on hundreds of memoirs, autobiographies, oral histories and unpublished—and until now unexamined—primary source materials from cities across the country, he provides us with a warm and eloquent portrait of these children, their families, their daily lives, their fears, and their dreams. Illustrated with 68 photographs from the period, many never before published, Children of the City offers a vibrant portrait of a time when our cities and our grandparents were young.

They Called Me Number One

They Called Me Number One
Author: Bev Sellars
Publsiher: Talonbooks Limited
Total Pages: 227
Release: 2013
Genre: Biography & Autobiography
ISBN: 0889227411

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BC Book Prize, Non-Fiction, Bev Sellars, They Called Me Number One (Finalist) Burt Award for First Nations, M�tis, and Inuit Literature: Bev Sellars, They Called Me Number One (Third Prize winner) Like thousands of Aboriginal children in Canada, and elsewhere in the colonized world, Xatsu'll chief Bev Sellars spent part of her childhood as a student in a church-run residential school. These institutions endeavored to "civilize" Native children through Christian teachings; forced separation from family, language, and culture; and strict discipline. Perhaps the most symbolically potent strategy used to alienate residential school children was addressing them by assigned numbers only-not by the names with which they knew and understood themselves. In this frank and poignant memoir of her years at St. Joseph's Mission, Sellars breaks her silence about the residential school's lasting effects on her and her family-from substance abuse to suicide attempts-and eloquently articulates her own path to healing. Number One comes at a time of recognition-by governments and society at large-that only through knowing the truth about these past injustices can we begin to redress them.

March Forward Girl

March Forward  Girl
Author: Melba Beals
Publsiher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Total Pages: 229
Release: 2018
ISBN: 9781328882127

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A member of the Little Rock Nine shares her memories of growing up in the South under Jim Crow.

The Long Shadow of Little Rock

The Long Shadow of Little Rock
Author: Daisy Bates
Publsiher: University of Arkansas Press
Total Pages: 269
Release: 2014-08-01
Genre: Biography & Autobiography
ISBN: 9781610752473

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At an event honoring Daisy Bates as 1990’s Distinguished Citizen then-governor Bill Clinton called her "the most distinguished Arkansas citizen of all time." Her classic account of the 1957 Little Rock School Crisis, The Long Shadow of Little Rock, couldn't be found on most bookstore shelves in 1962 and was banned throughout the South. In 1988, after the University of Arkansas Press reprinted it, it won an American Book Award. On September 3, 1957, Gov. Orval Faubus called out the National Guard to surround all-white Central High School and prevent the entry of nine black students, challenging the Supreme Court's 1954 order to integrate all public schools. On September 25, Daisy Bates, an official of the NAACP in Arkansas, led the nine children into the school with the help of federal troops sent by President Eisenhower–the first time in eighty-one years that a president had dispatched troops to the South to protect the constitutional rights of black Americans. This new edition of Bates's own story about these historic events is being issued to coincide with the fiftieth anniversary of the Little Rock School crisis in 2007.

Warriors Don t Cry Abridged

Warriors Don t Cry Abridged
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2023
Genre: Electronic Book
ISBN: 0780746848

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Black and British A short essential history

Black and British  A short  essential history
Author: David Olusoga
Publsiher: Pan Macmillan
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2020-10-01
Genre: Young Adult Nonfiction
ISBN: 9781529064421

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Winner of the Book of the Year, Children's Illustrated and Non-Fiction at The British Book Awards, 2021 Shortlisted for Waterstones Book of the Year 2020 A short, essential introduction to Black British history for readers of 12+ by award-winning historian and broadcaster David Olusoga. When did Africans first come to Britain? Who are the well-dressed black children in Georgian paintings? Why did the American Civil War disrupt the Industrial Revolution? These and many other questions are answered in this essential introduction to 1800 years of the Black British history: from the Roman Africans who guarded Hadrian’s Wall right up to the present day. This children's version of the bestseller Black and British: A Forgotten History is illustrated with maps, photos and portraits. Macmillan Children's Books will donate 50p from every copy sold to The Black Curriculum.

A Grandma s Magic

A Grandma s Magic
Author: Charlotte Offsay
Publsiher: Doubleday Books for Young Readers
Total Pages: 32
Release: 2022-04-05
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
ISBN: 9780593376027

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A picture book celebrating grandmas and all that makes them "magic", ideal for fans of How to Babysit a Grandma. "When a child is born, a grandma is born too. Grandmas aren't like regular grown-ups. Grandmas are filled with magic." In this charming picture book tribute to grandmas, a grandma's magic bursts through the door as soon as she comes to visit and can be seen in every wonderful thing she does: playing, exploring, baking, gardening, and in all the many ways a grandma and grandchild connect. Filled with adorable scenes featuring a diversity of grandmas and their grandkids, this is a book that will families can enjoy together. Grandmas will love snuggling with their grandchildren as they share their love and "magic" through cuddles, kisses, and many repeat readings.