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Author:
David Adler
Reading Level:
Early Elementary School
Genre:
Non Fiction
A biography of the man who, after escaping slavery, became an orator, writer, and leader in the abolitionist movement in the nineteenth century.
Author:
Andrea Davis Pinkney
Reading Level:
Early Elementary School
Genre:
Non Fiction
Banneker, an 18th-century astronomer and mathematician, was a free African American who corresponded with Thomas Jefferson about ending slavery.
Author:
Faith Ringgold
Reading Level:
Early Elementary School
Genre:
Fiction
Children encounter the portraits of 12 famous African American women during a summer visit to Aunt Connie's house.
Author:
Harriette Robinet
Reading Level:
Late Elementary School,Middle School
Genre:
Fiction
Awards:

A fine historical novel that explores the immediate postwar period for African Americans and their white friends and neighbors.
Author:
Reeve Lindbergh
Reading Level:
Pre-School,Early Elementary School
Genre:
Non Fiction
A picture book biography of Bessie Coleman, a young African American girl who achieved her dream of flying a plane through the sky, despite the difficulties she encountered because of the color of her skin.
Author:
Dolores Johnson
Reading Level:
Late Elementary School
Genre:
Fiction
The story of a young African girl who is kidnapped and sold into slavery.
Author:
James Haskins
Reading Level:
Late Elementary School
Genre:
Non Fiction
True life accounts and photographs of the migration of African Americans North after the Civil War, leading up to the Harlem Renaissance.
Author:
Harvey Fireside
Reading Level:
High School
Genre:
Non Fiction
A look at Plessy v. Ferguson, the legal proceedings that had a large impact on African Americans and preceded the Civil Rights Movement.
Author:
Mildred D. Taylor
Reading Level:
Middle School,High School,Adult
Genre:
Fiction
Awards:

In the stories Taylor tells the stories of her African American family in the Deep South during and after the Civil War, a time of ugly, painful racism.
Author:
Pam Munoz Ryan
Reading Level:
Early Elementary School,Late Elementary School
Genre:
Non Fiction
A picture book that tells the story of Marian Anderson, including the successes and challenges she found in the United States and abroad.
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