Nonfiction > Chapter/Middle > Education

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 

What Color Is My World?: The Lost History of African-American Inventors 

John Agard 


Elizabeth Alexander 

Miss Crandall’s School for Young Ladies & Little Misses of Color 

Rudine Sims Bishop 

Free Within Ourselves: The Development of African American Children’s Literature  

Bishop Daniel A. Payne: Great Black Leader 

Sonia W. Black 

Mae Jemison 

Clarence N. Blake 

Quiz Book on Black America 

Tonya Bolden 

George Washington Carver 

Muriel Miller Branch 

Pennies to Dollars: The Story of Maggie Lena Walker 

James Michael Brodie & Barbara K. Curry

Sweet Words So Brave: The Story of African American Literature

James Michael Brodie

Created Equal: The Lives and Ideas of Black American Innovators 

Kephra Burns 

Black Stars in Orbit: NASA’s African American Astronauts 

Geoffrey Canada

Fist Stick Knife Gun: A Personal History of Violence 

Constance Claytor

African Americans Who Were First 

Chris Coleman

School’s Out: 101 Fun Activities for Your Child 

Evelyn Coleman 

The Riches of Oseola McCarty

Clinton Cox

African American Healers 

African American Teachers 

Sylviane Anna Diouf 

Kings and Queens of Central Africa

Kings and Queens of West Africa

Kings and Queens of East Africa 

Kings and Queens of Southern Africa 

Shirley Graham Dubois

Julius K. Nyerere: Teacher of Africa 

Booker T. Washington: Educator of Hand, Head, and Heart

Madu Eneli 

Am I Ready For Middle School?: My Education…future…life!

James Haskins

Diary of a Harlem School Teacher 

Black Eagles: African Americans in Aviation 

Separate But Not Equal: The Dream and the Struggle

Carter G. Woodson: The Man Who Put “Black” in American History 

Outward Dreams: Black Inventors and Their Inventions 

Black Stars: African American Women Scientists and Inventors 

The Psychology of Black Language 

From Afar to Zulu: A Dictionary of African Cultures 

KaaVonia Hinton 

Sharon M. Draper: Embracing Literacy 

Desegregating America’s Schools 

Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas, 1954 

Gwendolyn Hooks 

Freshwater Feeders: Studying Food Webs in Freshwater

Arctic Appetizers: Studying Food Webs in the Arctic

Makers and Takers: Studying Food Webs in the Ocean

Katura Hudson 

Langston’s Legacy: 101 Ways to Celebrate the Life and Work of Langston Hughes

Wade Hudson

Book of Black Heroes from A to Z: An Introduction to Important Black Achievers for Young Readers 

Five Bold Freedom Fighters (Great Black Heroes) 

Five Brave Explorers

Five Notable Inventors (Great Black Heroes)

Book of Black Heroes: Scientists, Healers, and Inventors (Volume 3)

Book of Black Heroes from A to Z: An Introduction to Important Black Achievers

Selma Burke: Artist

Maggie Walker: Business Leader

Mae Jemison 

Find Where The Wind Goes: Moments From My Life

Lynda Jones

Five Brilliant Scientists (Great Black Heroes)

Five Famous Writers (Great Black Heroes) 

Kekla Magoon

Sex Education in Schools 

Patricia C. & Fredrick L. McKissack

The Royal Kingdoms of Ghana, Mali, and Songhay: Life in Medieval Africa

Toni Morrison

Remember: The Journey to School Integration

Walter Dean Myers

Just Write: Here’s How! 

Antarctica Journeys to the South Pole

Vaunda Micheaux Nelson 

No Crystal Stair

Vivian W. Owens 

Chemistry Quickies

Lillie Patterson

Sequoyah: The Cherokee Who Captured Words 

Margaret W. Peters 

Ebony Book of Black Achievement

Ruth Ann Stewart

Portia: The Life of Portia Washington Pittman, the Daughter of Booker T.  Washington

Michael R. Strickland 

A-to-Z of African American History

Otha Richard Sullivan 

Black Stars: African American Women Scientists and Inventors 

African American Inventors 

Joyce Carol Thomas 

Linda Brown, You Are Not Alone: The Brown V. Board of Education Decision

Velma Maia Thomas

We Shall Not Be Moved 

Freedom’s Children: The Passage from Emancipation to the Great Migration

Lest We Forget: The Passage from Africa to Slavery and Emancipation

Glennette Tilley Turner

Lewis Howard Latimer (Pioneers in Change)