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Understanding and Appreciating “The Dream”
These books will help you to understand the progress made toward fulfilling Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s dream.

Our Children Can Soar: A Celebration of Rosa, Barack, and the Pioneers of Change by Michelle Cook (2008).
Thirteen leading artists celebrate the African-American leaders who made President Obama’s election possible. 

Climbing Lincoln’s Steps: The African American Journey by Suzanne Slade. Illustrated by Colin Bootman (2010).
Snapshots of historic events that have taken place at the Lincoln Memorial.

Heart and Soul: The Story of America and African Americans by Kadir Nelson (2011).
In only 100 pages and 46 oil paintings, Nelson spans the scope of American history. Reads like a family album.

Never Forgotten by Patricia C. McKissack. Illustrated by Leo and Diane Dillon (2011).
Reminiscent of Caribbean folklore, the book is a mythological tale of enslaved Africans.

Black & White: The Confrontation Between Reverend Fred L. Shuttleworth and Eugene “Bull” Connor by Larry Dane Brimner (2011).
A fresh but disturbing look at the Civil Rights Movement in Alabama.

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