Young adult literature is powerful on audio. From full-cast productions to sensational author narrations, audiobooks provide a new way of connecting to these works.
Browsing: Deborah Wiles
February is African American History Month. Sharing these books with young readers comes with the responsibility to discuss … progress towards equality.
Revolution, Deborah Wiles’ second novel in The Sixties Trilogy, sends readers on a journey to Greenwood, Mississippi in the summer of 1964, also known as “Freedom Summer.”
Countdown is about a girl named Franny who is in 5th grade during the 1962 Bay of Pigs crisis, which was a time when Russian missiles were in Cuba, aimed at Washington D.C.
In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day—observed the third Monday of each year, around the time of his January 15 birthday—here is a list of outstanding books that represent nonviolent activism and the civil rights movement: