African Americans

Allen, D. Dancing in the Wings, 2000
Altman, L. Singing With Momma Lou, 2002
Aston, D. The Moon Over Star, 2008
Barber, B. Allie’s Basketball Dream, 1996
Barber, T. By My Brother’s Side, 2004
Barber, T. Game Day, 2005
Barber, T. Teammates, 2006
Barrow, D. Have You Seen Elephant?  2016
Beaty, A. Ada Twist, Scientist, 2016
Beaty, D. Knock Knock:  My Dad’s Dream for Me, 2013
Belton, S. Beauty, Her Basket, 2004
Bildner, P. The Hallelujah Flight, 2010
Birtha, B. Lucky Beans, 2010
Blue, R. Ron’s Big Mission, 2009
Boelts, M. Happy Like Soccer, 2012
Boelts, M. Those Shoes, 2007
Boswell, A. The Rain Stomper, 2008
Brown, T. Around Our Way on Neighbors’ Day, 2010
Bryan, A. Let it Shine:  Three Favorite Spirituals, 2007
Burleigh, R. Stealing Home:  Jackie Robinson Against the Odds, 2007
Busch, M. Lion, Lion, 2014
Carbone, E. Night Running: How James Escaped With the Help of His Faithful Dog, 2008
Chaconas, D. Virginnie’s Hat, 2007
Child, L. The New Small Person, 2014
Chocolate, D. The Piano Man, 1998
Cline-Ransome, L. Major Taylor Champion Cyclist, 2004
Cohen, M. My Big Brother, 2004
Cole, H. Unspoken, 2012
Collier, B. Uptown, 2000
Cooke, T. Full Full Full of Love, 2003
Cooper, F. Max and the Tag-Along Moon, 2012
Cooper, F. Juneteenth, 2015
Copeland, M. Firebird, 2014
Coy, J. Two Old Potatoes, 2003
Crews, D. Shortcut, 1992
Cumming, P. Angel Baby, 2000
Cummins, J. Country Kid, City Kid, 2002
Daly, N. Where’s Jamela?  2004
Daly, N. Happy Birthday Jamela!  2006
Daly, N. A Song for Jamela, 2009
Deans, K. Swing Sisters:  The Story of the International Sweethearts of Rhythm, 2015
delaPena, M. Last Stop on Market Street, 2014
Dempsey, K. A Dance Like Starlight, 2014
Diakite, B. The Magic Gourd, 2003
Diakite, P. I Lost My Tooth in Africa, 2006
Diggs, T. Chocolate Me!  2011
Dillon, L. Rap A Tap Tap, 2002
Disney The Princess and the Frog, 2009
Duncan, A. Miss Viola and Uncle Ed Lee, 1999
Dungy, T. You Can Do It!  2008
Durango, J. Angels Watching Over Me, 2007
Ehrhardt, K. This Jazz Man, 2006
Elliot, Z. Melena’s Jubilee, 2016
English, K. Hot Day on Abbott Avenue, 2004
Evans, K. What’s Special About Me, Mama?  2011
Evans, S. We March, 2012
Falwell, C. David’s Drawings, 2001
Falwell, C. Rainbow Stew, 2013
Farris, C. March On!  The Day My Brother Martin Changed the World, 2008
Flournoy, V. The Patchwork Quilt, 1985
Foreman, G. Let George Do It, 2005
Forman, R. Young Cornrows Callin Out the Moon, 2007
Frame, J. Yesterday I Had the Blues, 2003
Fraustino, L. The Hickory Chair, 2000
Gourley, R. Bring Me Some Apples and I’ll Make You a Pie, 2009
Graham, B. Oscar’s Half Birthday, 2005
Greenfield, M. Waiting for Christmas, 1996
Grifalconi, A. Ain’t Nobody a Stranger to Me, 2007
Grigsby, S. In the Garden with Dr. Carver, 2010
Grimes, N. Talkin’ About Bessie, 2002
Grimes, N. When Gorilla Goes Walking, 2007
Grimes, N. Precious, 2006
Grimes, N. Barack Obama:  Son of Promise, Child of Hope, 2008
Harrington, J. The Chicken-Chasing Queen of Lamar County, 2007
Harris, R. I’m All Dressed!  2005
Hegamin, T. Most Love in All the World, 2009
Herron, C. Nappy Hair, 1997
Hesse, K. Come On Rain, 1999
Hest, A. Jamaica Lousie James, 1996
Hest, A. Mr. George Baker, 2004
Hoffman, M. Color of Home, 2002
Hoffman, M. Amazing Grace, 1991
Hooks, B. Happy to Be Nappy, 1999
Hooks, B. Homemade Love, 2002
Hooks, B. Be Boy Buzz, 2002
Hooks, B. Skin Again, 2004
Hopkinson, D. Keep On!  The Story of Matthew Henson, 2009
Hopkinson, D. First Family, 2010
Hopkinson, D. Steamboat School, 2016
Howard, E. Lulu’s Birthday, 2001
Howard, E. When Will Sarah Come? 1999
Howard, E. Virgie Goes to School With Us Boys, 2000
Hudson, C. Bright Eyes, Brown Skin, 1990
Hudson, C. My Friend Maya Loves to Dance, 2009
Hughes, L. My People, 2009
Hutchins, P. My Best Friend, 1993
Isadora, R. Yo, Jo!  2007
Isadora, R. Peekaboo Bedtime, 2008
Isadora, R. Uh-oh!  2008
Jabar, C. Wow!  It Sure is Good to be You!  2006
Jackson, E. Earth Mother, 2005
Jackson, R. In Pain Sight, 2016
James, S. Leon and Bob, 1997
Johnson, A. I Dream of Trains, 2003
Johnson, A. Lily Brown’s Paintings, 2007
Johnson, A. Lottie Paris Lives Here, 2011
Johnson, T. The Wagon, 1996
Joosse, B. Hot City, 2004
Jordan, D. Dream Big:  Michael Jordan and the Pursuit of Olympic Gold, 2012
Juster, N. The Hello, Goodbye Window, 2005
Keats, E. A Letter to Amy, 1998
Keats, E. Goggles!  1969
Keats, E. Hi Cat, 1999
Keats, E. Louie, 1975
Keats, E. Pet Show! 1972
Keats, E. Peter’s Chair, 1998
Keats, E. The Snowy Day, 1962
Keats, E. Whistle For Willie, 1964
Kirk, D. Keisha Ann Can!  2008
Latifah, Q. Queen of the Scene, 2006
Lawrence, J. Harriet and the Promised Land, 1968
Lee, S. Please, Baby, Please, 2002
Lee, S. Please, Puppy, Please!  2005
Leonetti, M. Swinging for the Fences:  Hank Aaron and Me, 2008
Lester, J. John Henry, 1994
Levine, E. Henry’s Freedom Box:  A True Story From the Underground Railroad, 2007
Levy, D. We Shall Overcome:  The Story of a Song, 2013
Lindbergh, R. Nobody Owns the Sky, 1996
Lorbiecki, M. Jackie’s Bat, 2006
Ludwig, T. Better Than You, 2011
Luthardt, K. Flying!  2009
Lyons, K. Ellen’s Broom, 2012
Magruder, N. How To Find a Fox, 2016
Malaspina, A. Finding Lincoln, 2009
Marsalis, W. Squeak, Rumble, Whomp! Whomp! Whomp!  2012
Mason, M. These Hands, 2010
McAnulty, S. Exellent Ed, 2016
McClendon, Q. Suit Shoes, 2006
McCormick, W. Daddy Will You Miss Me?  1999
McCully, E. Wonder Horse:  The True Story of the World’s Smartest Horse, 2010
McGowan, M. Sunday is for God, 2010
McKissack, P. Goin’ Someplace Special, 2001
McKissack, P. Precious and the Boo Hag, 2005
McKissack, P. A Million Fish…More or Less, 1992
McQuinn, A. Lola Loves Stories, 2010
McQuinn, A. Lola Reads to Leo, 2012
McQuinn, A. Lola Plants a Garden, 2014
McQuinn, A. Lola Gets a Cat, 2017
Medearis, A. Poppa’s Itchy Christmas, 1998
Meyer, S. New Shoes, 2015
Miller, W. The Piano, 2000
Miller, W. Richard Wright and the Library Card, 1997
Mitchell, M. Uncle Jed’s Barbershop, 1993
Mitchell, M. When Grandmama Sings, 2012
Morales, Y. Little Night, 2007
Morrison, T. The Big Box, 1999
Morrison, T. Peeny Butter Fudge, 2009
Moser, L. Watermelon Wishes, 2006
Murray, D. City Shapes, 2016
Myers, C. Fly, 2001
Myers, W. Angel to Angel, 1998
Myers, W. Looking Like Me, 2009
Nelson, K. He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands, 2005
Nelson, V. Almost to Freedom, 2003
Newton, V. Let Freedom Sing, 2009
Nolen, J. Pitching in for Eubie, 2007
Ogburn, J. The Bake Shop Ghost, 2005
Orgill, R. Skit-Sct Raggedy Cat:  Ella Fitzgerald, 2010
Paparone, P. Who Built the Ark?  1994
Partridge, E. Big Cat Pepper, 2009
Paul, C. Long Shot:  Never Too Small To Dream Big, 2009
Peete, H. My Brother Charlie, 2010
Pinkney, A. Fishing Day, 2003
Pinkney, A. Martin & Mahalia:  His Words, Her Song, 2013
Polacco, P. John Philip Duck, 2004
Polacco, P. Chicken Sunday, 2002
Polacco, P. Pink and Say, 1994
Polacco, P. Mrs. Katz and Tush, 1992
Ramsey, C. Ruth and the Green Book, 2010
Ramsey, C. Belle, the Last Mule at Gee’s Bend, 2011
Raschka, C. Ring!  Yo?, 2000
Raschka, C. Yo!  Yes?  1993
Raven, M. Circle Unbroken, 2004
Raven, M. Night Boat to Freedom, 2006
Rawlings, M. The Secret River, 2011
Ringgold, F. Bonjour, Lonnie, 1996
Ringgold, F. Tar Beach, 1991
Ringgold, F. The Invisible Princess, 1999
Ringgold, F. Cassie’s Word Quilt, 2002
Robbins, J. The New Girl… 2006
Robinson, S. Testing the Ice:  A True Story About Jackie Robinson, 2009
Rodman, M. My Best Friend, 2005
Rylant, C. We Love You, Rosie!  2017
Sanders, N. D is for Drinking Gourd:  An African American Alphabet, 2007
Schofield-Morrison, C. I Got the Rhythm, 2014
Scillian, D. Pappy’s Handkerchief, 2007
Seskin, S. A Chance to Shine, 2006
Shange, N. Ellington Was Not a Street, 2004
Siegelson, D. Dancing the Ring Shout!  2003
Slate, J. I Want to be Free, 2009
Smalls-Hector, I. A Strawbeater’s Thanksgiving, 1998
Smith, A. Little Red and the Very Hungry Lion, 2016
Smith, C. Black Jack:  The Ballad of Jack Johnson, 2010
Smith, D. A Wild Cowboy, 2004
Staake, B. The First Pup:  The Real Story of How Bo Got to the White House, 2010
Stauffacher, S. Nothing But Trouble:  The Story of Althea Gibson, 2007
Stephens, H. What About Me?, 1999
Steptoe, J. Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughter, 1987
Stevens, J. Tops & Bottoms, 1995
Stuchner, J. Josephine’s Dream, 2008
Swanson, M. Everywhere, Wonder, 2017
Tarpley, N. Bippity Bop Barbershop, 2002
Tarpley, N. I Love My Hair!  1998
Tarpley, N. Joe-Joe’s First Flight, 2003
Taulbert, C. Little Cliff’s First Day of School, 2001
Thomas, J. I Have Heard of a Land, 1997
Thomas, J. Crowning Glory, 2002
Thomas, J. The Gospel Cinderella, 2004
Thompson, S. What Athletes Are Made Of, 2006
Tinkham, K. Hair for Mama, 2007
Tokunbo, D. The Sound of Kwanzaa, 2009
Uhlberg, M. A Storm Called Katrina, 2011
Van Allsburg, C. Probuditi!  2006
Wahl, J. Candy Shop, 2004
Walker, A. There is a Flower at the Tip of My Nose Smelling Me, 2006
Walker, S. Freedom Song!  The Story of Henry “Box” Brown, 2012
Watson, R. A Place Where Hurricanes Happen, 2010
Weatherford, C. Moses:  When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom, 2006
Weinstein, M. When Louis Armstrong Taught Me Scat, 2008
Wheeler, L. Jazz Baby, 2007
Williams, K. A Beach Tail, 2010
Williams, S. Working Cotton, 1992
Winter, J. My Baby, 2001
Winter, J. Dizzy, 2007
Winthrop, E. Squashed in the Middle, 2005
Woodson, J. Visiting Day, 2002
Woodson, J. Coming On Home Soon, 2004
Woodson, J. Show Way, 2005
Woodson, J. Sweet, Sweet Memory, 2000
Woodson, J. Pecan Pie Baby, 2010
Woodson, J. Each Kindness, 2012
Wyeth, S. Always My Dad, 1995
Zolotow, C. The Old Dog, 1972
Juvenile African American Biographies can be found in Juvenile Non-Fiction (J 790’s and J 920)