Top 10 Civil Rights Movement Books

    I Have a Dream
    6.1
    01
    I Have a Dream
    Illustrated by Kadir Nelson
    I Have a Dream
    6.1
    02
    I Have a Dream
    Illustrated by Kadir Nelson
    Pies from Nowhere: How Georgia Gilmore Sustained the Montgomery Bus Boycott
    6.0
    03
    Pies from Nowhere: How Georgia Gilmore Sustained the Montgomery Bus Boycott
    Written by Dee Romito & illustrated by Laura Freeman
    Let the Children March
    5.8
    04
    Let the Children March
    Written by Monica Clark-Robinson & illustrated by Frank Morrison
    Let the Children March
    5.8
    05
    Let the Children March
    Written by Monica Clark-Robinson & illustrated by Frank Morrison
    The Youngest Marcher
    5.3
    06
    The Youngest Marcher
    Written by Cynthia Levinson & illustrated by Vanessa Brantley-Newton
    The Youngest Marcher
    5.3
    07
    The Youngest Marcher
    Written by Cynthia Levinson & illustrated by Vanessa Brantley-Newton
    Granddaddy's Turn
    5.3
    08
    Granddaddy's Turn
    Written by Michael S Bandy and Eric Stein & illustrated by James E. Ransome
    A Picture Book of Martin Luther King, Jr
    5.0
    09
    A Picture Book of Martin Luther King, Jr
    Written by David A. Adler & illustrated by Robert Casilla
    A Sweet Smell of Roses
    5.0
    10
    A Sweet Smell of Roses
    Written by Angela Johnson & illustrated by Eric Velasquez

Children's books can be wonderful for introducing important topics that can also feel a little abstract for children, like the concept of civil rights. This list shares inspiring stories of those who have worked to protect their rights and the rights of those around them.

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5.0
Love Will See You Through
4.5
Lillian's Right to Vote
4.0
Martin & Mahalia: His Words, Her Song
I Am Martin Luther King, Jr
Be a King
Preaching to the Chickens
As Good As Anybody
My Daddy, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Meet Miss Fancy
Climbing Lincoln's Steps
When Martin Luther King Jr. Wore Roller Skates
The Story of Martin Luther King, Jr.
A Picture Book of Martin Luther King, Jr
5.0
A Sweet Smell of Roses
5.0
This Is the Rope
4.4
The Cart That Carried Martin
3.8
Voice of Freedom: Fannie Lou Hamer, The Spirit of the Civil Rights Movement
Someday is Now
Gloria Takes a Stand
With Books and Bricks
Young, Gifted and Black
Who was Martin Luther King, Jr.?
When Eleanor Roosevelt Learned to Jump a Horse
Martin Rising
National Geographic Readers: Rosa Parks
Martin and Anne
Lincoln and Kennedy