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11) Rosa Parks
Rosa Parks is best known as the woman who helped start the Montgomery bus boycott of 1955 to 1956. However, her life story extends far beyond her defiance on that Alabama bus in 1955. Parks was an activist for change and a supporter of equal rights. This book tells her story, both before and after her actions on the bus, and stresses her importance in American history to this day. Using manageable language and vivid photographs, this beginner biography...
14) Trombone Shorty
Shortly after he was released from a Boston prison in 1953, the FBI watched every move Malcolm X made. Their files on him totaled more than 3,600 pages, covering every facet of his life. Viewing the file...
19) Kamala Harris
Kamala Harris is one of today's most prominent political figures. During her time in Congress, she has been an inspiration to many, advocating for equal rights, immigration and criminal justice reform, and a more united country. In the run-up to the 2020 presidential election, she's a contender to become the first female U.S. president. However, her story is about more than its most recent developments. In this easy-to-read biography, young readers...
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