Fiction > Picture > Friendship

Kwame Alexander

Acoustic Rooster and His Barnyard Band

Barbara E. Barber

Allie’s Basketball Dream

Jeannette Franklin Caines

Chilly Stomach 

Bebe Moore Campbell

Sometimes My Mommy Gets Angry 

Mariah Carey

All I Want for Christmas Is You 

Dorothy Carter

Bye, Mis’ Lela

Marie A. Celestin

The Unaccepted Child 

Faustin Charles

The Selfish Crocodile

Lucille Clifton

Three Wishes

My Friend Jacob

One of the Problems of Everett Anderson 

Everett Anderson’s Friend

One of the Problems of Everett Anderson 

Floyd Cooper

Willie and the All-Stars 

Baba Wagué Diakité

The Magic Gourd 

Alice Faye Duncan

Miss Viola and Uncle Ed Lee 

(Florence Onye) Buchi Emecheta

Nowhere to Play 

Karen English

Hot Day on Abbott Avenue 

Valerie Flournoy

The Twins Strike Back

Bernette Ford

Princess Puppy

Ballet Kitty: Christmas Recital

Eloise Greenfield

Big Friend, Little Friend

The Friendly Four

Nikki Grimes

Meet Danitra Brown #1

Danitra Brown Leaves Town #2

Danitra Brown, Class Clown #3

My Man Blue  

Rosa Guy

Billy the Great

Patricia Hinds

My Best Friend 

Gwendolyn Hooks

Nice Wheels

Cheryl Willis Hudson

My Friend Maya Loves to Dance

Glo Goes Shopping

Wade Hudson

Puddin’ Jeffrey and Leah: Best Friends 

Angela Johnson


June Jordan

Kimako’s Story

N. Joy

The Secret Olivia Told Me

Ricardo Keens-Douglas

The Nutmeg Princess 

Errol Lloyd

Sasha and the Bicycle Thieves 

Loretta Long

Courtney’s Birthday Party 

Fredrick & Patricia McKissack

Messy Bessey and the Birthday Overnight 

Robert McKissack

A Friend for King Amadou

Phil Mendez

Kissyfur and the Birthday Hugs

Christopher Myers


Allyson Neal

Ava Lillian’s Ballet Recital 

Marilyn Nelson

Ostrich and Lark 

Snook Alone

Pierre Yves Njeng

Vacation in the Village: A Story from West Africa 

Jerdine Nolen

Raising Dragons 

Jeanne W. Peterson

I Have a Sister, My Sister is Deaf 

Andrea Davis Pinkney

Fishing Day 

Faith Ringgold

Bonjour Lonnie

Brenda C. Roberts

Jazzy Miz. Mozetta

Chental Song-Bembry

The Honey Bunch Kids: School’s In Session (Book #1) 

The Honey Bunch Kids: School’s In Session (Book #2) 

John Steptoe


Natasha Tarpley

Destiny’s Gift 

Debbie A. Taylor

Sweet Music in Harlem

Christine Taylor-Butler

Who Needs Friends?

Alice Walker

To Hell With Dying

Renee Watson

A Place Where Hurricanes Happen 

C. JoVan Williams

Veggie’s Bully #2 

Chef ReCee Jay & Friends: Our Picnic Surprise #1 

Cynthia G. Williams

Enid and the Dangerous Discovery (Our Neighborhood)

Enid and the Homecoming (Our Neighborhood)

Ken Wilson-Max


Max’s Money 

Max’s Letter

Max Paints the House 

Max’s Starry Night 

A Book Of Letters 

Carvin Winans

Conrad Saves Pinger Park

Marshalette Wise

Bye-Bye Big Bully

Jacqueline Woodson

The Other Side

Sharon Dennis Wyeth

Something Beautiful