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Anna Pearl Barrett

Juneteenth: Celebrating Freedom in Texas

Rudine Sims Bishop

Bishop Daniel A. Payne: Great Black Leader 

Tonya Bolden 

Emancipation Proclamation: Lincoln and the Dawn of Liberty 

Cause: Reconstruction America, 1863 – 1877 

Muriel Miller Branch 

Juneteenth: Freedom Day 

Charles W. Chesnutt 

Frederick Douglass A Biography

Clinton Cox

Fiery Vision: The Life and Death of John Brown

Undying Glory: The Story of the Massachusetts 54th Regiment 

Come All You Brave Soldiers: Blacks in the Revolutionary War 

Sylviane Anna Diouf 

Growing Up in Slavery 

Shirley Graham Du Bois

Your Most Humble Servant: The Amazing Story of Benjamin Banneker

The Story of Phillis Wheatley: Poetess of the Revolution 

There Once Was a Slave: The Heroic Story of Frederick Douglas

Anne Elizabeth Eskridge 

Slave Uprisings and Runaways: Fighting for Freedom and the Underground Railroad 

Tom Feelings 

The Middle Passage: White Ships/ Black Cargo

Lorenz B. Graham

John Brown’s Raid: A Picture History of the Attack on Harper’s Ferry, Virginia 

Virginia Hamilton

Anthony Burns: The Defeat and Triumph of a Fugitive Slave

Joyce Hansen

The Captive

Freedom Roads: Searching for the Underground Railroad 

Breaking Ground, Breaking Silence: The Story of New York’s African Burial Ground

Bury Me Not in a Land of Slaves

Between Two Fires: Black Soldiers in the Civil War 

James Haskins

Building a New Land: African Americans in Colonial America  

The Day Fort Sumter Was Fired on: A Photo History of the Civil War 

Black Stars of Civil War Times 

Bound for America: The Forced Migration of Africans to the New World 

Get On Board 

Geography of Hope: Black Exodus 

Black, Blue & Gray: African Americans in the Civil War 

Black Stars of Colonial and Revolutionary Times 

Amazing Grace 

Africa: A Look Back 

The Creoles of Color of New Orleans 

Following Freedom’s Star: The Story of the Underground Railroad 

Rebecca O. Hayes 

Private Cathay’s Secret 

KaaVonia Hinton 

The Story of the Underground Railroad 

Wade Hudson

The Underground Railroad 

Phillis Wheatley: Poet 

Lynda Jones 

Abe Lincoln 

Mrs. Lincoln’s Dressmaker: The Unlikely Friendship of Elizabeth Keckley and Mary Todd Lincoln 

Denise M. Jordan 

Susie King Taylor: Destined to Be Free 

Julius Lester

To Be A Slave 

Kekla Magoon

Abraham Lincoln

Patricia C. & Fredrick L. McKissack

Black Hands, White Sails

Rebels Against Slavery: American Slave Revolts

Days of Jubilee 

Sojourner Truth: Ain’t I a Woman?

Dharathula H. Millender 

Crispus Attucks: Black Leader of Colonial Patriots (Childhood of Famous Americans) 

Walter Dean Myers

Amistad: A Long Road to Freedom 

At Her Majesty’s Request: An African Princess in Victorian England 

Blues Journey 

Now Is Your Time! The African-American Struggle for Freedom 

Kadir Nelson

Heart and Soul: The Story of America and African Americans 

Lillie Patterson 

Frederick Douglass

Booker T. Washington Leader of His People 

Ann Petry 

Harriet Tubman: Conductor on the Underground Railroad 

Bettye Stroud

The Reconstruction Era 

Linda Tarrant-Reid 

Discovering Black America: From the Age of Exploration to the Twenty-First Century 

Wanda Taylor

Birchtown and the Black Loyalists

Velma Maia Thomas

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 

The Underground Railroad in Illinois

Carole Boston Weatherford 

Remember the Bridge: Poems of a People 

Phillis Wheatley

Poems on Various Subjects, Religious and Moral. By Phillis Wheatley, Negro Servant to Mr. John Wheatley, of Boston, in New-England