Peacemakers, Activists, Role Models


An Apple for Harriet Tubman by Glennette Tilley Turner

Be the Change: A Grandfather Gandhi Story by Arun Gandhi & Bethany Hegedus

Eleanor, Quiet No More by Doreen Rappaport – the story of Eleanor Roosevelt

Grandfather Gandhi  By: Arun Gandhi & Bethany Hegedus

Henry’s Freedom Box: A True Story from the Underground Railroad by Ellen Levine

Hiawatha and the Peacemaker by Robbie Robertson – as told to the author in an Iroquois longhouse

Let Your Voice Be Heard: The Life and Times of Pete Seeger by Anita Silvey

Malala Yousafzai: Warrior with Words by Karen Leggett Abouraya

Marching with Aunt Susan by Claire Rudolf Murphy – story of woman’s suffrage

Martin’s Big Words: The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  by Doreen Rappaport

Ron’s Big Mission by Rose Blue – story of Ron McNair, who as a child was prevented from taking out library books in South Carolina, and his stand for fairness. As an adult, McNair was lost to us in the Challenger disaster.

Rosa by Nikki Giovanni – story of Rosa Parks and the bus boycott

Sadako by Eleanor Coerr & Ed Young – story of a little girl who had leukemia as a result of the H Bomb

Samantha Smith: Young Ambassador by Patricia Stone Martin & Bernard Doctor

Sonia Sotomayor: A Judge Grows in the Bronx by Jonah Winter (in English and Spanish)

Teammates by Peter Golenbock &Paul Bacon – Jackie Robinson’s story

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind by William Kamkwamba – story of an African boy who brought water and electricity to his village

The Watcher: Jane Goodall’s Life with the Chimps by Jeanette Winter

When Marian Sang: The True Recital of Marian Anderson by Pam Munoz Ryan

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