|Dreams of Freedom: In Pictures and Words|
This inspirational book contains 17 inspirational quotations by human rights luminaries with art by award-winning illustrators.
|We Are All Born Free: The Universal Declaration of Human Rights in Pictures|
A commemorative edition of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights as adopted in 1948.
|Aretha||Malala and the Girls of Pakistan|
Attacked by the Taliban for seeking an education, the fifteen-year-old persisted and won a Nobel Peace Prize.
|Barakat||Tasting the Sky: A Palestinian Childhood|
A memoir of a child's experience of war and dispossession
|Bausum||Stonewall: Breaking Out in the Fight for Gay Rights|
Documents the raid that preceded the LBGTQ rights movement.
|Bode||The Colors of Freedom: Immigrant Stories|
Newly arrived teenaged immigrants describe their experiences in America.
|Braun||Taking Action for Civil and Human Rights|
Profiles teen and adult civil rights activists who, individually and in groups, have made a difference.
|Brown||Side by Side: The Story of Dolores Huerta and Cesar Chavez|
Tells how Dolores Huerta and Cesar Chavez teamed up and motivated farm workers to fight for their rights.
|Crowe||Getting Away with Murder: The True Story of the Emmett Till Case|
Presents a true account of the fate of fourteen-year-old Chicagoan Emmett Till, murdered while in Mississippi.
|DeSaix||Hidden on the Mountain: Stories of Children Sheltered from the Nazis in Le Chambon|
Includes stories of families who helped desperate young refugees in a small village in southern France.
|Ellis||Three Wishes: Palestinian and Israeli Children Speak|
Presents an unblinking portrait of children victimized by the long struggle between Israel and Palestine.
Gandhi's grandson shares his grandfather's teachings.
|Gormley||Nelson Mandela: South African Revolutionary|
Tells how Nelson Mandela helped end South African apartheid.
|Grande||The Distance Between Us|
The story of an eight-year-old's experience as a US immigrant.
|Levine||Hana's Suitcase: A True Story|
Alternating stories about a Czech girl who died in the Holocaust and a Japanese curator who learned about her life.
|Nye||19 Varieties of Gazelle: Poems of the Middle East|
Poems about the challenge of living with continual social and political unrest.
|O'Keefe||Aung San Suu Kyi |
Tells the story of Aung San Suu Kyi's struggle for human rights in the Philippines.
|Y921 Aung San Suu Kyi|
|Oppenheim||Dear Miss Breed: True Stories of the Japanese Incarceration During World War II and a Librarian Who Made a Difference|
The story of librarian Clara Breed, who became a lifeline to Japanese-American children from San Diego who were incarcerated after the WWII attack on Pearl Harbor.
|Partridge||Marching for Freedom: Walk Together Children and Don't You Grow Weary|
Recounts the months of protest leading up to Martin Luther King's march for civil rights in Selma, Alabama.
An in-depth look at what it means to be transgender, featuring experiences of people in transition.
|Sanford||Nez Perce Chief Joseph|
Biography of the Nez Perce leader who advocated for peace and for indigenous rights.
|Slade||Friends for Freedom: The Story of Susan B. Anthony & Frederick Douglass|
Describes the beliefs shared by the suffragist and the abolitionist.
|Tonatiuh||Separate Is Never Equal: Sylvia Mendez & Her Family's Fight for Desegregation|
Tells how eight-year-old Sylvia Mendez filed a lawsuit to end segregation in California in 1946.
|Torr||The Patriot Act|
Examines debates surrounding surveillance, the First Amendment, and immigrant rights.
Defines and explains genocide and explores the range of the problem.
|Winter||Malala, a Brave Girl from Pakistan; Iqbal, a Brave Boy from Pakistan|
A biography of two young Pakistani heroes, Malala Yousafzai and Iqbal Masih.
|Winter||Nasreen's Secret School: A True Story from Afghanistan|
The Taliban took Nasreen's parents, but a secret school saved her.
Last Updated: 2/18
Animated, talking picture books in multiple languages.