28 February 2018

30 Books about African Americans

Callie Ann and Mistah Bear
written by Robert D. San Souci, images by Don Daily

Come On, Rain!
written by Karen Hesse, images by Jon J. Muth

Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut
written by Derrick Barnes, images by Gordon C. James

Dancing In the Wings
written by Debbie Allen, images by Kadir Nelson

David Gets His Drum
written by David (Panama) Francis and Bob Reiser, images by Eric Velasquez

Don't Call Me Grandma
written by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson, images by Elizabeth Zunon

Drumbeat In Our Feet
written by Patricia A. Keeler and Julio T. Leitão, images by Patricia A. Keeler

Duke Ellington's Nutcracker Suite
written by Anna Harwell Celenza, images by Don Tate

Earth Mother
written by Ellen Jackson, images by Leo and Diane Dillon

Emma and Julia Love Ballet
written and illustrated by Barbara McClintock

Tea Cakes for Tosh
written by Kelly Starling Lyons, images by E.B. Lewis

Ten Nine Eight
written and illustrated by Molly Bang

The Bake Shop Ghost
written by Jacqueline K. Ogburn, images by Marjorie Priceman

The Gospel Cinderella
written by Joyce Carol Oates, images by David Diaz

The Hula-Hoopin' Queen
written by Thelma Lynne Godin, images by Vanessa Brantley-Newton

The New Small Person
written and illustrated by Lauren Child

The Six Fools
written by Zora Neale Hurston, adapted by Joyce Carol Oates, images by Ann Tanksley

This Jazz Man
written by Karen Ehrhardt, images by R.G. Roth

Thunder Rose
written by Jerdine Nolen, images by Kadir Nelson

Tickle, Tickle
written by Dakari Hru, images by Ken Wilson-Max

Two Old Potatoes and Me
written by John Coy, images by Carolyn Fisher

Violet's Music
written by Angela Johnson, images by Laura Huliska-Beith

Which Puppy?
written by Kate Feiffer, images by Jules Feiffer

written by Julia Dennos, images by E.B. Goodale

Yesterday I Had the Blues
written by Jeron Ashford Frame, images by R. Gregory Christie

You and Me and Home Sweet Home
written by George Ella Lyon, images by Stephanie Anderson

Hank's Big Day: The Story of a Bug
written by Evan Kuhlman, images by Chuck Groenink

Have You Seen Elephant?
written and illustrated by David Barrow

I Won a What?
written by Audrey Vernick, images by Robert Neubecker

A Young Dancer: The Life of an Ailey Student
written by Valerie Gladstone, images by José Ivey

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