Sit In: How Four Friends Stood Up By Sitting Down

People, Identity & Culture
Race & Racism
Social Justice
Andrea Davis Pinkney
Brian Pinkney
Age Group:
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
People, Identity & Culture
Race & Racism
Social Justice

This book tells the story of the Woolworth's lunch counter sit-in, when four college students staged a peaceful protest that became a defining moment in the struggle for racial equality and the growing civil rights movement.

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Ivy Aberdeen’s Letter to the World

Ashley Herring Blake

When a tornado rips through town, Ivy Aberdeen's house is destroyed and her family displaced. Ivy feels invisible and ignored in the aftermath of the storm—and what's worse, her notebook filled with secret drawings of girls holding hands has gone missing.

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