Top 10 Civil Rights Movement Books

    I Have a Dream
    6.1
    01
    I Have a Dream
    Illustrated by Kadir Nelson
    Let the Children March
    5.8
    02
    Let the Children March
    Written by Monica Clark-Robinson & illustrated by Frank Morrison
    The Youngest Marcher: The Story of Audrey Faye Hendricks, a Young Civil Rights Activist
    5.3
    03
    The Youngest Marcher: The Story of Audrey Faye Hendricks, a Young Civil Rights Activist
    Written by Cynthia Levinson & illustrated by Vanessa Brantley-Newton
    Granddaddy's Turn: A Journey to the Ballot Box
    5.3
    04
    Granddaddy's Turn: A Journey to the Ballot Box
    Written by Michael S Bandy and Eric Stein & illustrated by James E. Ransome
    A Sweet Smell of Roses
    5.0
    05
    A Sweet Smell of Roses
    Written by Angela Johnson & illustrated by Eric Velasquez
    Hidden Figures: The True Story of Four Black Women and the Space Race
    5.0
    06
    Hidden Figures: The True Story of Four Black Women and the Space Race
    Written by Margot Lee Shetterly & illustrated by Laura Freeman
    A Picture Book of Martin Luther King, Jr
    5.0
    Series
    07
    A Picture Book of Martin Luther King, Jr
    Written by David A. Adler & illustrated by Robert Casilla
    Love Will See You Through: Martin Luther King Jr.'s Six Guiding Beliefs (as told by his niece)
    4.5
    08
    Love Will See You Through: Martin Luther King Jr.'s Six Guiding Beliefs (as told by his niece)
    Written by Angela Farris Watkins & illustrated by Sally Wern Comport
    This Is the Rope: A Story from the Great Migration
    4.4
    09
    This Is the Rope: A Story from the Great Migration
    Written by Jacqueline Woodson & illustrated by James Ransome
    Lillian's Right to Vote
    4.0
    10
    Lillian's Right to Vote
    Written by Jonah Winter & illustrated by Shane W. Evans

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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