Nonfiction > Teen/Young Adult > History

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Black Profiles in Courage: A Legacy of African-American Achievement 

Elizabeth Alexander

Jacob Lawrence: The Migration Series

Arna Bontemps

100 Years of Negro Freedom 

Great Slave Narratives  

The Story of the Negro   

They Seek a City (revised as Anyplace but Here

Black Thunder: Gabriel’s Revolt: Virginia 1800  

The Harlem Renaissance Remembered 

Frederick Douglass: Slave, Fighter, Freeman  

We Have Tomorrow

George Washington Carver 

Free at Last: the Life of Frederick Douglas        

Shirley Chisholm

Unbought and Unbossed 

Freddi Williams Evans

Congo Square: African Roots in New Orleans 

Elton C. Fax

Seventeen Black Artists  

Contemporary Black Leaders 

Black Artists of the New Generation 

Garvey: The Story of a Pioneer Black Nationalist

James Haskins

The Cotton Club 

Witchcraft, Mysticism and Magic in the Black World 

The Scottsboro Boys 

Spike Lee: By Any Means Necessary 

The House That Jack Built: My Life As a Trailblazer in Broadcasting and Entertainment 

The Long Struggle: The Story of American Labor  

Langston Hughes

The First Book of the Negroes 

The First Book of Jazz 

The First Book of the West Indies 

First Book of Africa  

Fight for Freedom: The Story of the NAACP    

Mae Jemison

Find Where The Wind Goes: Moments From My Life

Kekla Magoon

Today the World Is Watching You: The Little Rock Nine and the Fight for School Integration, 1957  

Marilyn Nelson

A Wreath for Emmett Till  

Fortune’s Bones: The Manumission Requiem  

The Freedom Business: Including a Narrative of the Life & Adventures of Venture, a Native of Africa  

Jackie Robinson & Alfred Duckett

I Never Had it Made: The Autobiography of Jackie Robinson