Documents the heroic 1961 campaign of the civil rights activists known as the "Freedom Riders," describing their peaceful protests to raise awareness about unconstitutional segregation and the increasing violence they endured as they traveled south.
When we collided
Can seventeen-year-old Jonah save his family restaurant from ruin, his mother from her sadness, and his danger-seeking girlfriend Vivi from herself?
The Past and Other Things That Should Stay Buried
Gridlock! Gerrymandering! The Electoral college! How did our government get so complicated? Many of the issues we struggle with today have their roots in the creation of the United States Constitution. This book takes us back to the beginning, show how these fault lines were first introduced - and how their unintended consequences continue to affect us today.
Parkland: Birth of a Movement
Julia finds a slur about her best friend scrawled across the back of the Kingston School for the Deaf, she covers it up with a beautiful (albeit illegal) graffiti mural. After being expelled, her two mothers set Julia up with a one-way ticket to a "mainstream" school in the suburbs, where she's treated like an outcast as the only deaf student.