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1988

Waiting For The Rain

by Gordon, Sheila

This novel shows the bonds of friendship under the strain of apartheid as two lifelong friends, Tengo and Frikkie, come of age amidst the tragedy of South Africa.

1987

Nobody Wants a Nuclear War

by Vigna, Judith

1986

Ain't Gonna Study War No More: The Story of America's Peace Seekers

by Meltzer, Milton

A history of those who have protested war with emphasis on the United States.

1985

The Short Life Of Sophie Scholl

by Vinke, Hermann and Aichinger, Ilse

The biography of the twenty-one year-old German student who was put to death for her anti-Nazi activities with the underground group called the White Rose.

1984

Rain Of Fire

by Bauer, Marion Dane

When Steve's older brother Matthew, returning home after service in World War II, refuses to talk about his wartime experiences, Steve's friends begin to doubt the stories he has told of Matthew's heroism.

1983

Hiroshima No Pika

by Maruki, Toshi

All The Colors Of The Race

by Adoff, Arnold and Steptoe, John L.

A collection of poems written from the point of view of a child with a black mother and a white father.

Children as Teachers of Peace

by Jampolsky, Gerald G.

This book by our children is the result of a joyous journey. From the day we were inspired by the realization of the truth in the words "Children as Teachers of Peace"... to the invitation we issued that same week to children throughout the country to express their thoughts and advice about peace... to the day only five weeks later when this book was delivered to the publisher, we have been profoundly moved by the truth our children speak for all of us.

1982

A Spirit to Ride the Whirlwind

by Lord, Athena V.

Twelve-year-old Binnie, whose mother runs a company boarding house in Lowell, Massachusetts, begins working in a textile mill and is caught up in the 1836 strike of women workers.

1981

First Woman In Congress: Jeannette Rankin

by White, Florence Meiman

A biography of the first woman elected to Congress, who spent the 92 years of her life as a leader for woman suffrage, a lobbyist, and a social reformer.

1980

The Road from Home: The Story of an Armenian Girl

by Kherdian, David

A biography of the author's mother concentrating on her childhood in Turkey before the Turkish government deported its Armenian population. The 1980 Newbery Honor Book.

Natural History

by Goffstein, M. B.

Woman from Hiroshima

by Mori, Toshio

1979

Many Smokes, Many Moons: A Chronology of American Indian History Through Indian Art

by Highwater, Jamake

With emphasis on the tribes in North America, this book uses the art and artifacts of various Indian cultures to illustrate events affecting their history from earliest times through 1973.

1978

Child of the Owl

by Yep, Laurence

A young girl is sent to live with her grandmother in Chinatown and finds her Chinese heritage for the first time.

Amifika

by Davar, Lucille Clifton By Ashok

The Wheel of King Asoka

by Davar, Ashok

A brief account of King Asoka and how he ruled over his dynasty making it powerful and symbolized Ashoka Chakra. Throughout centuries the wheel of King Asoka has been there to inspire us to live as did this great king of India - in peace and love.

1977

Never to Forget: The Jews of the Holocaust

by Meltzer, Milton

Six million Jews were killed in Europe between the years 1933 and 1945. What can that number mean to us today? We can that number mean to us today? We are told never to forget the Holocaust, but how can we remember something so incomprehensible?

1976

Paul Robeson (Crowell Biographies)

by Greenfield, Eloise

A biography of the black man who became a famous singer, actor, and spokesman for equal rights for his people.

1975

The Princess and the Admiral

by Pomerantz, Charlotte

1974

Nilda

by Mohr, Nicholasa

1973

The Riddle of Racism

by Hirsch, S. Carl

History of racism in the United States.

1972

The Tamarack Tree

by Underwood, Betty

1971

Jane Addams: Pioneer of Social Justice

by Meigs, Cornelia

1970

The Cay

by Theodore Taylor

Classic novel about racism, love and survival.

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