Charleston Strong Bibliography

Charleston Strong: From Tragedy to Healing

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Charleston Strong: From Tragedy to Healing

An Open-Source Bibliography Created in the Wake of the Charleston Shooting

A Project of the South Carolina Association of School Librarians (SCASL)

 Elementary

 Bandy, Michael S., and Eric Stein. Grandaddy’s Turn: A Journey to the Ballot Box. Cambridge, MA: Candlewick, 2015. Print.

Barasch, Lynne. Knockin’ On Wood: Starring Peg Leg Bates. New York: Lee & Low Books, 2004. Print.

 Bass, Hester, and E.B. Lewis.  Seed of Freedom: The Peaceful Integration of Huntsville, Alabama. Cambridge, MA: Candlewick, 2015. Print.

Birtha, Becky.  Grandmama's Pride.  Morton Grove, IL: Albert Whitman & Company, 2005. Print.

 Haskins, James.  Delivering Justice : W.W. Law and the Fight for Civil Rights. Cambridge, MA: Candlewick, 2005. Print.

 Haskins, James.  John Lewis in the Lead: A Story of the Civil Rights Movement.  New York: Lee & Low Books, 2006. Print.

 Hill, Laban Carrick. Dave the Potter: Artist, Poet, Slave. New York: Little, Brown and Company, 2010. Print.

 Hoffman, Mary. Amazing Grace. New York: Dial Books for Young Readers, 1991. Print.

 Hopkinson, Deborah. Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt. New York: Knopf Books for Young Readers, 2003. Print.

 Howard, Elizabeth Fitzgerald. Virgie Goes to School With Us Boys. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2000. Print.

 Johnson, Angela. A Sweet Smell of Roses. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2005. Print.

 Kittinger, Jo S.  Rosa’s Bus: The Ride to Civil Rights.  Honesdale, PA.  Calkins Creek.  2010.  Print.

 Levine, Ellen. Henry’s Freedom Box: A True Story from the Underground Railroad. New York: Scholastic Press, 2007. Print.

 Pinkney, Andrea Davis. Hand in Hand: Ten Black Men Who Changed America. New York: Disney Hyperion, 2012. Print.

 Pinkney, Andrea Davis.  Sit-In: How Four Friends Stood Up By Sitting Down. New York: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, 2010. Print.

 Polacco, Patricia.  Pink & Say. New York: Philomel, 1994. Print.

 Rappaport, Doreen. Martin’s Big Words: The Life of Martin Luther King, Jr.  New York: Hyperion Books for Children, 2001. Print.

 Rappaport, Doreen.  Nobody Gonna Turn Me 'Round: Stories and Songs of the Civil Rights Movement. Cambridge, MA: Candlewick, 2006. Print.

 Scattergood, Augusta.  Glory Be. New York: Scholastic, 2012. Print.

 Shange, Ntozake. Ellington Was Not a Street. New York: Simon & Schuster,2005. Print.

 Smalls, Irene. Don’t Say Ain’t. Watertown, MA: Charlesbridge, 2003. Print.

Weatherford, Carol Boston. Freedom on the Menu: The Greensboro Sit-Ins. New York: Dial Books for Young Readers, 2004. Print.

Wiles, Deborah. Freedom Summer. New York: Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2001. Print.

Woodson, Jacqueline. The Other Side. New York: G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 2001. Print.

 Wyeth, Sharon Dennis. Freedom’s Wings: Corey’s Underground Railroad Diary. New York: Scholastic Books, 2001. Print.

 Elementary/Middle

 Burg, Shana. A Thousand Never Evers. New York: Delacorte, 2008. Print.

 Cheng, Andrea.  Etched in Clay: The Life of Dave, Enslaved Potter and Poet. New York.  Lee & Low Books.  2012.  Print.

 Draper, Sharon.  Stella by Starlight.  New York: Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2015. Print.

 Flake, Sharon. The Unstoppable Octobia May. New York: Scholastic Press, 2015. Print.

 Halfmann, Janet. Seven Miles to Freedom: the Robert Smalls Story. New York: Lee and Low Books, 2008. Print.

 Price, Sean. When Will I Get In? Segregation and Civil Rights. Chicago: Raintree, 2007. Print.

 Lewis, J. Patrick. When Thunder Comes: Poems for Civil Rights Leaders. San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 2013. Print.

 Middle

 Allen, Crystal. The Laura Line. New York: Balzer & Bray, 2013. Print.

 Brimner, Larry Dane. We Are One: The Story of Bayard Rustin. Honesdale, PA: Calkins Creek, 2007. Print.

 Bausum, Ann. Freedom Riders: John Lewis and Jim Zwerg on the Front Lines of the Civil

Rights Movement.  Washington, DC: National Geographic, 2006. Print.

Bausum, Ann. Marching to the Mountaintop: How Poverty, Labor Fights, and Civil Rights Set the Stage for Martin Luther King Jr.’s Final Hours. Washington, DC: National Geographic, 2012. Print.

Curtis, Christopher Paul. The Watsons Go to Birmingham-1963. New York: Delacorte Press, 1995. Print.

 Draper, Sharon. Fire from the Rock. New York: Penguin Group, 2007. Print.

 Freedman, Russell. The Voice that Challenged a Nation: Marian Anderson and the Struggle for Equal Rights. New York: Clarion Books, 2010. Print.

 Freedman, Russell. Because They Marched. The People’s Campaign for Voting Rights That Changed America. New York: Holiday House, 2014. Print.

Greenberg, David. A Tugging String: A Novel About Growing Up During the Civil Rights Era. New York: Dutton Children’s Books, 2008. Print.

 Kanefield, Teri. The Girl from the Tar Paper School: Barbara Rose Johns and the Advent of the Civil Rights Movement. New York: Abrams, 2014. Print.

Mayer, Robert H. When the Children Marched: the Birmingham Civil Rights Movement. Berkeley Heights, NJ: Enslow Publishers, Inc., 2008. Print.

McKissack, Patricia C., and Fredrick L. McKissack. Days of Jubilee: The End of Slavery in the United States. New York: Scholastic Press, 2003.

 McWhorter, Diane.  A Dream of Freedom: The Civil Rights Movement from 1954 to 1968. New York: Scholastic, 2004. Print.

 Morrison, Toni.  Remember:  The Journey to School Integration. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 2004. Print.

Nelson, Kadir.  Heart and Soul: The Story of America and African Americans. New York: Balzer & Bray, 2011. Print.

 Pinkney, Andrea Davis. Let it Shine: Stories of Black Women Freedom Fighters. New York: Gulliver Books, 2000. Print.

 Rubin, Susan Goldman. Freedom Summer: The 1964 Struggle for Civil Rights in Mississippi. New York: Holiday House, 2014. Print.

Sheinkin, Steve.  Port Chicago 50: Disaster, Mutiny, and the Fight for Civil Rights. New York: Roaring Brook Press, 2014. Print.

 Supples, Kevin. Speaking Out: The Civil Rights Movement 1950-1964. Washington, DC: National Geographic, 2005. Print.

 Williams-Garcia. Rita. One Crazy Summer. New York: Amistad, 2010. Print.

 Wiles, Deborah. Revolution. New York: Scholastic, 2014. Print.

 Wright, Barbara. Crow. New York: Random House Children’s Books, 2012. Print.

 Woodson, Jacqueline. Brown Girl Dreaming. New York: Nancy Paulsen Books, 2014. Print.

 Middle/High

 Hoose, Phillip. Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice. New York: Melanie Kroupa Books,2011. Print.

 Haskins, Jim, and Kathleen Benson. John Lewis in the Lead: A Story of the Civil Rights Movement. New York: Lee and Low Books, 2007. Print.

Miller, Calvin Craig. No Easy Answers: Bayard Rustin and the Civil Rights Movement. Greensboro, NC: Morgan Reynolds Publishing, 2005. Print.

 Bennett, Cherie, and Jeff Gottesfeld. A Heart Divided. New York: Delacorte, 2004. Print.

 Clyburn, James, and Jennifer Revels. Uncommon Courage: The Story of Briggs V. Elliott, South Carolina's Unsung Civil Rights Battle. Spartanburg, SC: Palmetto Conservation Foundation, 2004. Print.

 Lewis, John, and Andrew Aydin. March: Book One. Marietta, GA: Top Shelf Productions, 2013. Print.

 Lewis, John, and Andrew Aydin. March: Book Two. Marietta, GA: Top Shelf Productions, 2014. Print.

 Magoon, Kekla. Fire in the Streets. New York: Aladdin, 2012. Print.

 Magoon, Kekla. The Rock and the River. New York: Aladdin, 2009. Print.

 Partridge, Elizabeth.  Marching for Freedom: Walk Together, Children, and Don't You Grow Weary.  New York: Viking, 2009. Print.

 Nelson, Marilyn. How I Discovered Poetry. New York: Dial Books, 2014. Print.

 Nelson, Marilyn. A Wreath for Emmett Till. New York: Houghton Mifflin, 2005. Print.

 Poe, Marshall. Turning Points: Little Rock Nine.  New York: Aladdin, 2008. Print..

 High School

 Bartoletti, Susan Campbell.  They Called Themselves the K.K.K.: The Birth of an American Terrorist Group. New York: Houghton Mifflin, 2010.  Print.

 Beals, Melba. Warriors Don’t Cry: A Searing Memoir of the Battle to Integrate Little Rock’s Central High. New York: Pocket Books, 1994.  Print.

 Bowers, Rick. Spies of Mississippi: The True Story of the Spy Network that Tried to Destroy the Civil Rights Movement. Washington, DC: National Geographic, 2010. Print.

 Freedman, Russell. The Voice that Challenged a Nation: Marian Anderson and the Struggle for Equal Rights. New York: Clarion Books, 2010. Print.

 Levinson, Cynthia. We’ve Got a Job: The 1963 Birmingham Children’s March. Atlanta, GA: Peachtree Publishers, 2012. Print.

 Lewis, J. Patrick & Lyon, George Ella.  Voices from the March on Washington.  Honesdale, PA. WordSong.  2014. Print.

 Moore, Winifred B. Jr., and Orville Vernon Burton, eds. Toward the Meeting of the Waters: Currents in the Civil Rights Movement of South Carolina During the Twentieth Century. Columbia, SC: The University of South Carolina Press, 2009. Print.

 Magoon, Kekla. The Rock and the River. New York: Aladdin, 2009. Print.

 Nolan, Han. A Summer of Kings. New York: Harcourt, Inc., 2006. Print.

 Wilkerson, Isabel. The Warmth of Other Suns. New York: Vintage Books, 2010.

 Websites and other Resources

 Teaching Tolerance. Southern Poverty Law Center, n.d. Web. 16 October 2015. <http://www.tolerance.org/>.

 “We Need Diverse Books Booktalking Kit”. School Library Journal. School Library Journal, n.d. Web. 16 October 2015. <http://www.slj.com/downloads/we-need-diverse-books-booktalking-kit/>.

 National Museum of American History, Behring Center. “Bitter Resistance: Clarendon County, SC.” Smithsonian, n.d. Web. 16 October 2015. <http://americanhistory.si.edu/brown/history/4-five/clarendon-county-1.html>.

 Howard, Anastasia. “Portrait of Civil Rights.” SC Department of Parks, Recreation & Tourism., 2004. Web. 16 October 2015. <http://dc.statelibrary.sc.gov/handle/10827/12029>.

 SCETV. “Teacher’s Guide to Idella Bodie’s SC Women ETV Series.” SC Department of Education and SC Educational Television Commission, 2011. Web. 16 October 2015. <http://dc.statelibrary.sc.gov/handle/10827/13991>.

 Four Little Girls. Dir. Spike Lee. Home Box Office, 1997. Film.

  “South Carolina African American 2015 History Calendar.” AT&T of South Carolina, 2015. Web. 16 October 2015. <http://scafricanamerican.com/download/>.

 “Road Trip! Through SC Civil Rights History.” ETV Commission, n.d. Web. 16 October 2015. <http://www.knowitall.org/roadtrip/>.

 Bowen, Mae.  “President Lyndon B. Johnson Signed the Civil Rights Act of 1964.” The White House Blog, 2 July 2015. Web. 16 October 2015. <https://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2015/07/02/day-history-president-lyndon-b-johnson-signed-civil-rights-act-1964>.

 

  Contributors: Patricia C. Bradley, Pam Cadden, April Dawkins, Susan Dicey, Sharon G. Flake, Karen Gavigan, Diane Geddings, Joyce Hansen, Dianne Johnson-Feelings, Leigh Jordan, Thomas Maluck, Lindsay McKay, Karen Perry, Charleston Preston-Briegel, Fran Sanderson, Jennifer Simmons, Martha Taylor, Jennifer Tazerouti, Sarah Moise Young,  Sharon Dennis Wyeth  

Virginia College, Greenville Campus,  Student Contributors: Brittney Ballew, Heather Dunaway, Jasmine Gary, and Alaina Robinson.



 

Brittney Ballew, Heather Dunaway, Jasmine Gary, and Alaina Robinson.