Knock Knock : My Dad's Dream for Me
"A boy wakes up one morning to find his father gone. At first, he feels lost. But his father has left him a letter filled with advice to guide him through the times he cannot be there"--
1 volume (unpaged) 2013
Easy Picture Book
I Too Am America
Presents the popular poem by one of the central figures in the Harlem Renaissance, highlighting the courage and dignity of the African American Pullman porters in the early twentieth century.
1 v. (unpaged) 2012
Easy Nonfiction Book
"A stellar introduction to the Underground Railroad, narrated by a group of slaves. Readers experience the fugitives' escape, their long nighttime journey punctuated by meetings with friends and enemies, and their final glorious arrival in a place of freedom."--Amazon.com.
1 v. (unpaged) 2011
Easy Nonfiction Book
Hill, Laban Carrick
Dave the Potter : Artist Poet Slave
Biography of Dave, an extraordinary potter, poet and slave who lived in South Carolina in the 1800's.
1 v. (unpaged) 2010
Easy Nonfiction Book 921 D272 2010
Hughes's spare yet eloquent tribute to his people has been cherished for generations. Now, acclaimed photographer Smith interprets this beloved poem in vivid sepia photographs that capture the glory, the beauty, and the soul of being a black American today.
 p. 2009
Easy Nonfiction Book 811.52 H874
Thomas, Joyce Carol
The Blacker the Berry : Poems
A collection of poems, including Golden Goodness, Cranberry Red, and Biscuit Brown, celebrating individuality and Afro-American identity.
1 v. 2008
Children's Nonfiction Book 811.54 T364
Bryan, Ashley, illustrator
Let it Shine : Three Favorite Spirituals
Illustrated versions of three well-known hymns: This Little Light of Mine; He's Got the Whole World in His Hands; When the Saints Go Marching In
1 v. (unpaged) 2007
Easy Nonfiction Book 782.25302 L
Weatherford, Carole Boston
Moses : When Harriet Tubman Led her People to Freedom
Describes Tubman's spiritual journey as she hears the voice of God guiding her north to freedom on that very first trip to escape the brutal practice of forced servitude. Tubman would make nineteen subsequent trips back south, never being caught, but none as profound as this first one.
42 p. 2006
Easy Nonfiction Book 921 T793
1 v. 2005
Children's Nonfiction Book 921 P238
Ellington Was Not a Street
34 p. 2004
Easy Nonfiction Book 811.54 Sh18