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Sandra Belton

Ernestine & Amanda Book 1 

Ernestine & Amanda: Summer Camp: Ready or Not! Book 2 

Ernestine & Amanda: Members of the C.L.U.B. Book 3

Ernestine & Amanda: Mysteries on Monroe Street Book 4

Ernestine & Amanda: Goodbye. Hello Book 5

The Tallest Tree

James Berry

Ajeemah and His Son

Tonya Bolden

Just Family

Victoria Bond

Zora and Me

Arna Bontemps

They Seek a City (revised as Anyplace but Here)

Sad-Faced Boy

Lonesome Boy

Linda Beatrice Brown

Black Angels

Dorothy Carter

Wilhe’mina Miles: After the Stork Night

Lucille Clifton

The Times They Used To Be

Evelyn Coleman

Shadows on Society Hill: An Addy Mystery (American Girl Mysteries)

Circle of Fire (American Girl History Mysteries)

Freedom Train

Mystery of the Dark Tower

Trish Cooke

The Diary of a Young West Indian Immigrant 

Christopher Paul Curtis

The Watsons Go to Birmingham—1963

Bud, Not Buddy

The Mighty Miss Malone

Elijah of Buxton

Ossie Davis

Just Like Martin

Sharon M. Draper

Stella by Starlight

Ziggy #2: Lost in the Tunnel of Time

Zetta Elliott

Ship of Souls

Jean Alicia Elster

The Colored Car

Who’s Jim Hines?

Karen English


Pansie Hart Flood

Sylvia and Miz Lula Maye #1

Sometimey Friend #2

Lorenz B. Graham

North Town

Nikki Grimes

Jazmin’s Notebook

Rosa Guy

The Ups and Downs of Carl Davis III

Virginia Hamilton

The House of Dies Drear #1

The Mystery of Drear House   #2

M.C. Higgins, the Great

Willie Bea and the Time the Martians Landed

The People Could Fly


Time Pieces: The Book of Times

The Bells of Christmas

Joyce Hansen

Which Way Freedom? (Obi and Easter Trilogy #1)

Out From This Place? (Obi and Easter Trilogy #2)

The Heart Calls Home (Obi and Easter Trilogy #3)

Thought My Soul Would Rise and Fly: The Diary of Patsy, a Freed Girl, Mars Bluff, South Carolina 1865

The Captive 

Barbara Hathaway

Missy Violet and Me

Letters to Missy Violet

Langston Hughes

Popo and Fifina

Angela Johnson


Songs of Faith

Julius Lester

Long Journey Home

Day of Tears: A Novel in Dialogue

Kekla Magoon

The Rock and the River #1

Fire in the Streets #2

Sidewalk Story

Alice McGill

Here We Go Round

Fredrick  & Patricia McKissack

Christmas in the Big House, Christmas in the Quarters

Patricia McKissack

Away West (Scraps of Time 1879)

A Song for Harlem (Scraps of Time, 1928)

The Home-Run King (Scraps of Time 1937)

Abby Takes a Stand (Scraps of Time, 1960)

Look to the Hills: The Diary of Lozette Moreau, a French Slave Girl, New York Colony 1763 

A Picture of Freedom: The Diary of Clotee, a Slave Girl, Belmont Plantation, Virginia 1859

Color Me Dark: The Diary of Nellie Lee Love, the Great Migration North, Chicago, Illinois 1919

A Friendship For Today

Run Away Home

Fredrick McKissack Jr.

Jamestown’s American Portraits This Generation of Americans

Antoine L. Medley

The Epic Journeys of Morgan & Clarke: Running with Harriet 

Shelia P. Moses

The Sittin’ Up

The Baptism

I, Dred Scott: A Fictional Slave Narrative Based on the Life and Legal Precedent of Dred Scott

Sallie Gal and the Wall-a-kee Man

Walter Dean Myers

Juba!: A Novel 

The Righteous Revenge of Artemis Bonner

Three Swords for Granada 

Vaunda Micheaux Nelson

Mayfield Crossing


Beyond Mayfield

Jerdine Nolen

Eliza’s Freedom Road: An Underground Railroad Diary

Vivian W. Owens

I Met a Great Man 

I Met a Great Lady

Denise Lewis Patrick

Finding Someplace

Meet Cecile (American Girl)

Troubles for Cecile (American Girl)

Cécile’s Gift (American Girl)

The Adventures of Midnight Son

The Longest Ride

Ann Petry

Tituba of Salem Village 

Andrea Davis Pinkney

Bird in a Box

Connie Rose Porter

Meet Addy (An American Girl)

Addy Learns a Lesson: A School Story (An American Girl)

Addy’s Surprise: A Christmas Story (An American Girl)

Happy Birthday, Addy!: A Springtime Story (An American Girl)

Addy Saves the Day: A Summer Story(An American Girl)

Changes for Addy: A Winter Story(An American Girl)

High Hopes for Addy (An American Girl)

Addy’s Little Brother(An American Girl)

Addy’s Wedding Quilt (An American Girl) 

Addy Studies Freedom (An American Girl)

Addy’s Summer Place (An American Girl)

Lehman Riley

The Adventures of Papa Lemon’s Little Wanderers: Dr. Daniel Williams and the First Successful Heart Surgery in 1893 #6 

The Adventures of Papa Lemon’s Little Wanderers: The California Gold Rush #5 

The Adventures of Papa Lemon’s Little Wanderers: The Life of Babe Didrikson “Greatness is Never Forgotten” #4 

The Adventures of Papa Lemon’s Little Wanderers: World War II, The Navajo Wind Talkers #3 

The Adventures of Papa Lemon’s Little Wanderers: The Dangerous Escape from Slavery #2 

The Adventures of Papa Lemon’s Little Wanderers: Meeting Dr. Martin Luther King #1 

Jewell Parker Rhodes


Harriette Robinet

Twelve Travelers, Twenty Horses

Missing From Haymarket Square

Walking to the Bus Rider Blues

Forty Acres and Maybe a Mule

The Twins, The Pirates, and the Battle of New Orleans

Washington City Is Burning

If You Please, President Lincoln

Mississippi Chariot 

Children of the Fire

Melodye Benson Rosales

Minnie Saves the Day: The Adventures of Minnie

Fatima Shaik


Ronald L. Smith


Ethel Footman Smothers

Moriah’s Pond

Down in the Piney Woods

Eleanora E. Tate

Celeste’s Harlem Renaissance

The Minstrel’s Melody

The Secret of Gumbo Grove #1

Thank You, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.! #2

A Blessing in Disguise #3

Front Porch Stories at the One-Room School 

Mildred D. Taylor

Song of the Trees (Logan Series #1)

Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry(Logan series #2)

Let the Circle Be Unbroken(Logan Series #3)

The Road To Memphis (Logan Series #4)

The Land  (Logan Series # 5)

The Gold Cadillac

The Friendship

Mississippi Bridge

Pamela M. Tuck

As Fast As Words Could Fly

Glennette Tilley Turner

Running for Our Lives

Mildred Pitts Walter

Justin and the Best Biscuits in the World 

Brenda Wilkinson

Not Separate, Not Equal

Rita Williams-Garcia

One Crazy Summer

P.S.: Be Eleven #2

Gone Crazy in Alabama #3

Brenda Woods

The Red Rose Box

My Name Is Sally Little Song

 Sharon Dennis Wyeth

Freedom’s Wings (Corey’s Underground Railroad Diary #1)

Flying Free (Corey’s Underground Railroad Diary #2)

Message in the Sky (Corey’s Underground Railroad Diary #3)

Once on This River

Camille Yarbrough

The Little Tree Growin’ in the Shade