Selected Readings for Younger Audiences

Armstrong, Jennifer. Steal Away. Orchard Books, 1992. ALA Notable Book.

Banks, Joan. The U.S. Constitution. Chelsea House Publishers, 2001.

Burchard, Peter. Lincoln and Slavery. Athenaeum, 1999.

Clark, Willow. The True Story of the Emancipation Proclamation. Rosen Publishing Group, 2013.

Cook, Michelle. Our Children can Soar: A Celebration of Rosa, Barack, and Pioneers of Change. Bloomsbury Publishing, 2013.

D’Aulaire,Ingri and Edgar Parin. Abraham Lincoln. Doubleday and Co, Inc., 1939. Winner of the 1940 Caldecott Award.

Deutsch, Stacia, and Rhody Cohon. Lincoln’s Legacy. Illus by David Wenzel. Aladdin, paper, 2005.

Douglass, Frederick. (Michael McCurdy, ed.) Escape from Slavery: The Boyhood of Frederick Douglass in His Own Words. Knopf, 1994.

Evans, Shane. We March. Roaring Book Press, 2012.

Freed, Leonard. This is the Day: The March on Washington. J. Paul Getty Museum, 2013.

Freedman, Russell. Lincoln: A Photobiography. Clarion Books, 1987. Newbery Medal Winner in 1988.

Hamilton, Virginia. Many Thousand Gone: African Americans from Slavery to Freedom. Alfred A. Knopf, 1993.

Haskins, James. John Lewis in the Lead: The Story of the Civil Rights Movement. Lee & Low, 2006.

Herbert, Janis. The Civil War for Kids: A History With 21 Activities. Chicago Review Press, 1999.

January, Brendan. The Emancipation Proclamation (Cornerstones of Freedom). Children’s Press, 1997.

Jeffrey, Gary. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the March on Washington. Gareth Stevens Publishers, 2012.

Johnson, Robin. March on Washington. Crabtree Publishing Company, 2013.

King, Jr., Martin Luther. I Have a Dream. Schwartz & Wade Books, 2012.

King Farris, Christine. March On! The Day My Brother Changed the World. Scholastic Press, 2008.

Krull, Kathleen. What Was the March on Washington? Grosset & Dunlap, 2013.

Lyons, Kelly Starling. Hope’s Gift. Penguin, 2012.

Marrin, Albert. Commander in Chief Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War. Dutton’s Children’s Books, 2003.

McComb, Marianne. The Emancipation Proclamation. National Geographic, 2006.

McKissack, Patricia, and Arlene Zarembka. To Establish Justice: Citizenship and the Constitution. Knopf, 2004.

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

Meltzer, Milton, ed. Voices from the Civil War: A Documentary History of the Great American Conflict. Thomas Y. Crowell, 1989.

Miller, William. Frederick Douglass: The Last Day of Slavery. Lee & Low Books, 1995.

Pinkney, Andrea Davis. Abraham Lincoln: Letters from a Slave Girl (Dear Mr. President). Winslow Press, 2001.

Ruffin, Frances E. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the March on Washington. Grosset and Dunlap, 2001.

Sherman, Patrice. Ben and the Emancipation Proclamation. Eerdmans Books for Young Readers, 2009.

Shorto, Russell. Abraham Lincoln and the End of Slavery. Gateway Civil Rights. Millbrook Press, 1991.

Stevenson, Augusta. Abraham Lincoln: The Great Emancipator (Childhood of Famous Americans Series.) Aladdin Library, 1986.

Whelan, Gloria and Gwenyth Swain. Voices for Freedom. Sleeping Bear Press, 2013.

Winters, Robert. Freedom from Unfair Searches and Seizures. Greenhaven Press, 2006.