Two boys watch the building of the Golden Gate bridge. Their fathers are on the crew. The workers walked and climbed the enormous heights of the bridge, dealing with high winds and the danger of falling into the strong currents below. Available on Tumblebooks.
World War II veteran Jackie Robinson became the first black man to play national league baseball. He joined the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1947 and endured the hatred of other players and fans, while always playing the best game possible. More than one book about Jackie Robinson is available, here are the links:
Martin's Big Words
A video storybook that makes the life of Martin Luther King Jr and the Civil Rights Movement understandable for children. “Hate cannot drive out hate, only love can do that.” The story is paired with an additional early reader book about King on BookFlix.