1960s
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  • Bang, Bang You're Dead.
  • Been Down So Long It Looks Like Up to Me. Richard Farina
  • Belle Teal by Ann Martin
  • Black Misery_ by Langston Hughes,(New York: Paul S. Eriksson, 1969).
  • Boys and Girls_ by Eve Merriam,, illus. Harriet Sherman (Holt, 1972).
  • Child of the Owl_, by Yep set in 1965).
  • Dinky Hocker Shoots Smack by M.E. Kerr
  • Fallen Angels by Walter Dean Myers
  • Flying South by Laura Malone Elliott
  • From the Mixed-Up Files_ by Konigsburg
  • Here Today by Ann M. Martin.
  • I'm Really Dragged But Nothing Gets Me Down. by Nat Hentoff
  • It's Like This, Cat_.by Emily Neville
  • Jennifer , Hecate..._ by Konigsburg
  • Louise Fitzhugh's novels are set in the 60's, and if you look carefully, you can see the signs of social upheaval and protest in them
  • Malcolm X: A Fire Burning Brightly by Walter Dean Myers
  • Moon by Night_ (1963); by Madeleine L'Engle
  • One Day for Peace_ Alexander Crosby,(1971).
  • Pageant by Kathryn Lasky was also set in the 1960s and is a very moving book.
  • Suzuki Beane
  • The Alphabet Tree_ by Leo Lionni,(Pantheon, 1968).
  • The Black BC's_ by Lucille Clifton,(Dutton, 1970).
  • The Cat Ate my Gymsuit by Paula Danziger.
  • The Lorax_ by Dr. Seuss,(Random House, 1971).
  • The Outsiders by S. E. Hinton.
  • The Well Wishers by Edward Eager
  • Watsons Go to Birmingham -- 1963_ by Curtis(which would seem to fit an innocence/experience split all too tragically);
  • When JFK Was My Father_;by Amy Gordon