What do Rosa Parks, Ruby Bridges, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Martin Luther King Jr. have in common? They are civil rights champions! Featuring TIME For Kids content, this nonfiction reader introduces students to the subject of civil rights, and discusses its importance to minorities, women, and the disabled. This high-interest title includes detailed photos and sidebars, stimulating facts, and clear, informational text to engage students as they build their critical literacy skills. The book includes text features such as a table of contents, glossary, and an index to increase understanding and improve academic vocabulary. The Reader's Guide and Try It! sections provide extensive language-development activities that will prompt critical thinking. Aligned with state and national standards, this text prepares students for college and career. Students will be inspired to become civil rights champions as they are engaged in reading.