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Youth Literature Authors & Editors

This section of the bibliographies profiles youth literature. Listed below are the works on African American and global African history that are specifically written for children and young adults. The bibliography is a searchable database where information can be sorted and listed by author, subject, and date of publication. This bibliography will be constantly updated.


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EditorAuthorsort iconBook/Article TitleAmazon Availability
Yenika-Agbaw, VivianAfrican and African American Children's and Adolescent Literature in the Classroom: A Critical GuideYes
Anderson, M.T.The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation: Volume I, The Pox PartyYes
Anderson, M.T.The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation: Part II, The Kingdom on the WavesYes
Anthony, David H.Langston Hughes: Harlem Renaissance Writer
Anthony, David H.Freedom: Life After SlaveryYes
Bausun, AnnFreedom Riders: John Lewis and Jim Zwerg on the Front Lines of the Civil Rights MovementYes
Beah, IshmaelA Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy SoldierYes
Bolden, TonyaMaritcha: A Remarkable Nineteenth-century American GirlYes
Bolden, TonyaSearching for Sarah Rector: The Richest Black Girl in AmericaYes
Bond, Katherine GraceThe Legend of Valentine: An Inspirational Story of Love and ReconciliationYes
Bridges, RubyThrough My EyesYes
Bryan, AshleyLet It ShineYes
Cheng, AndreaEtched in Clay: The Life of Dave, Enslaved Potter and PoetYes
Clark, BreenaRiver, Cross My HeartYes
Codell, Esmé RajiEducating Esme?: Diary of a Teacher’s First YearYes
Collier, BryanUptownYes
Colman, PennyMadam C.J. WalkerYes
Cooley, LoraleeIsland Child: The Childhood of Barack ObamaYes
Cooperman, HillelThe Madrona Heroes Register: Underneath It All
Cooperman, HillelThe Madrona Heroes Register: Echoes of the Past
Copeland, MistyFirebirdYes
Crisler, Curtis L.Tough Boy SonatasYes
Curtis, Christopher PaulElijah of BuxtonYes
Dillon, Leo and DianeJazz on a Saturday NightYes
Doyle, WilliamAn American Insurrection: The Battle of Oxford, Mississippi, 1962Yes
Draper, Sharon M.November BluesYes
Durham, David AnthonyGabriel’s Story Yes
Fradin, Judith Bloom5,000 Miles to Freedom: Ellen and William Craft’s Flight from SlaveryYes
Frazier, Sundee T.Brendan Buckley's Universe and Everything in ItYes
Freedman, RussellFreedom Walkers: The Story of the Montgomery Bus BoycottYes
Gelders Sterne, EmmaHis Was the Voice: The Life of W.E.B. Du BoisYes
Glass, Linzi AlexThe Year the Gypsies CameYes
Hahn, Michael T.Alexander Twilight: Vermont's African American PioneerYes
Halfmann, JanetSeven Miles to Freedom: The Robert Smalls StoryYes
Helfer, Andrew and Randy DuBurkeMalcolm X: A Graphic BiographyYes
Hest, AmyMr. George BakerYes
Igus, ToyomiI See RhythmYes
Jansen, HannaOver a Thousand Hills I Walk with YouYes
Johnston, Tony Bone by Bone by BoneYes
Jordan, HillaryMudboundYes
Joy, N.The Secret Olivia Told MeYes
Julius, LesterGuardianYes
Jurmain, SuzanneThe Forbidden Schoolhouse: The True and Dramatic Story of Prudence Crandall and Her Students Yes
Levine, EllenHenry's Freedom BoxYes
McConaghy, LorraineFree Boy: A True Story of Slave and MasterYes
Myers, Walter DeanThe Harlem Hellfighters: When Pride Met CourageYes
Nelson, Vaunda MicheauxBad News for Outlaws: The Remarkable Life of Bass Reeves, Deputy US MarshalYes
Obama, Barack Of Thee I Sing: A Letter to My Daughters Yes
Paulsen, GaryThe Legend of Bass ReevesYes
Peck, RichardThe River Between UsYes
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