The Bus Ride

People, Identity & Culture
Race & Racism
Social Justice
Author(s):
William Miller
Illustrator(s):
John Ward
Age Group:
4-8
Publisher:
Lee & Low Books
Year:
People, Identity & Culture
Race & Racism
Social Justice

A young African-American child protests an unjust law in this story loosely based on Rosa Parks' historic refusal to give up her seat to a white passenger on a bus in Montgomery, Alabama in 1953.

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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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