The Story of the Civil Rights Movement in Photographs

Age Level: 10–up  Grade Level: 5–up

With an engaging and dynamic layout, this series explores pivotal events during the Civil Rights Movement through gripping primary source photographs. Text boxes and captions supplement the images to explain the event and the key people involved. An introduction and conclusion details the significance of the event and its importance within the context of the Civil Rights Movement.

  • Explores important and curriculum-based events in the Civil Rights Movement
  • Easy-to-read format filled with dramatic photographs
  • Essential for Black History Month
  • Great for reports and reluctant readers
  • Supports the History curriculum
  • 7 1/2” x 9”
  • 48pp.
  • Illus. with color and black-and-white photographs
  • Contains a timeline, a further reading list and Internet addresses, and an index
  • Spring 2014
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The Story of Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott in Photographs

The Story of Rosa Parks and the Montgomery Bus Boycott in Photographs

David Aretha
In Montgomery, Alabama, segregation was a way of life for African Americans. Rosa Parks, riding the bus after a long day of work, was tired of it. When the bus driver demanded Parks leave her seat for a white man, she refused...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-4234-6
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The Story of the Birmingham Civil Rights Movement in Photographs

The Story of the Birmingham Civil Rights Movement in Photographs

David Aretha
Martin Luther King, Jr., called Birmingham, Alabama, the most segregated city in America. In 1963, he and other civil rights leaders believed it was time to change that. With marches and protests throughout the city, civil rights activists hoped the movement would draw national attention...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-4237-7
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The Story of the Civil Rights Freedom Rides in Photographs

The Story of the Civil Rights Freedom Rides in Photographs

David Aretha
Bombs. Clubs. Metal pipes. Severe beatings. Angry segregationists. This is what the Freedom Riders faced when they journeyed into the Deep South to integrate the interstate buses and terminals. Civil rights activists, black and white, understood the dangers of the Freedom Rides...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-4236-0
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The Story of the Civil Rights March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom in Photographs

The Story of the Civil Rights March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom in Photographs

David Aretha
On August 28, 1963, more than 250,000 people descended on Washington, D.C. They came by bus, car, and bicycle. Some even walked hundreds of miles to be there. On that day, the massive crowd gathered to march, protest, sing, and support the Civil Rights Movement and to demonstrate that the time had come to end segregation in the South...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-4238-4
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The Story of the Little Rock Nine and School Desegregation in Photographs

The Story of the Little Rock Nine and School Desegregation in Photographs

David Aretha
In September 1957, nine brave African-American students attempted to do something that had not been done in the segregated South—integrate a public school. Until 1957, black students could not attend school with white students, and black schools were often inferior to white schools...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-4235-3
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The Story of the Selma Voting Rights Marches in Photographs

The Story of the Selma Voting Rights Marches in Photographs

David Aretha
The Civil Rights Act of 1964 was a momentous victory for civil rights activists. But one major obstacle remained in the path toward equal rights for African Americans: the right to vote. In the South, segregationists prevented African Americans from voting...Read More

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ISBN: 978-0-7660-4239-1
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