My Favorite Books on American Slavery and Civil Rights for Children

Rookie Biographies Pre K to Second

Third Grade-Sixth Grade

  1. Henry’s Freedom Box: Henry, with the help of his friends, mailed himself in a crate to freedom.
  2. Molly Bannaky: Benjamin Banneker’s Grandmother: Indentured Servant who married her slave and was the grandmother to the legendary American scientist!
  3. If You Lived When There Was Slavery in America: A question-and-answer book on what life was like for American Slaves.
  4. American Slave, American Hero: York of the Lewis and Clark Expedition: York was William Clark’s slave. He was an instrumental figure on the Lewis Clark Expedition, along with Sacajawea and her son Jean Baptiste.

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