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Amistad: A Long Road to Freedom

Amistad: A Long Road to Freedom

Walter Dean Myers
Age Level:
Middle Grade
Genre:
Fiction, Historical Fiction
Published:
2001
Baseball's Leading Lady: Effa Manley and the Rise and Fall of the Negro Leagues

Baseball’s Leading Lady: Effa Manley and the Rise and Fall of the Negro Leagues

Andrea Williams
Age Level:
Middle Grade
Genre:
Biography
Published:
2021
Becoming: Adapted for Young Readers

Becoming: Adapted for Young Readers

Age Level:
Middle Grade
Genre:
Autobiography and Memoir
Published:
2021
Between the Lines: How Ernie Barnes Went from the Football Field to the Art Gallery

Between the Lines: How Ernie Barnes Went from the Football Field to the Art Gallery

Sandra Neil Wallace
Age Level:
Middle Grade
Genre:
Biography, Nonfiction
Published:
2018
Joyful African American boy smiling brightly

Black Boy Joy: 17 Stories Celebrating Black Boyhood

Kwame Mbalia
Age Level:
Middle Grade
Genre:
Short Stories
Published:
2021
Black Hands, White Sails

Black Hands, White Sails

Patricia and Fredrick McKissack
Age Level:
Middle Grade
Genre:
Nonfiction
Published:
1999
Black Panther #1

Black Panther #1: A Nation Under Our Feet

Ta-Nehisi Coates
Age Level:
YA, Middle Grade
Genre:
Fantasy
Published:
2016
Young African American boy looking off with the Capital building in the background

Black Was the Ink

Michelle Coles
Age Level:
Middle Grade, YA
Genre:
Historical Fiction
Published:
2021
Blue Tights

Blue Tights

Rita Williams-Garcia
Age Level:
Middle Grade
Genre:
Fiction
Published:
1988
Brave. Black. First: 50+ African American Women Who Changed the World

Brave. Black. First.: 50+ African American Women Who Changed the World

Cheryl Hudson
Age Level:
Middle Grade
Genre:
Biography
Published:
2020
Photo of woman and child sitting in front of the Supreme Court holding newspaper after Brown v. Board of Education ruling

Brown V. Board of Education: A Fight for Simple Justice

Susan Goldman Rubin
Age Level:
Middle Grade
Genre:
Nonfiction
Published:
2016
Brown Girl Dreaming

Brown Girl Dreaming

Jacqueline Woodson
Age Level:
Middle Grade
Genre:
Autobiography and Memoir, Poetry
Published:
2016
Buzzing with Questions: The Inquisitive Mind of Charles Henry Turner

Buzzing with Questions: The Inquisitive Mind of Charles Henry Turner

Janice N. Harrington
Age Level:
Middle Grade
Genre:
Biography
Published:
2019
Capital Days: Michael Shiner’s Journal and the Growth of Our Nation’s Capital

Capital Days: Michael Shiner’s Journal and the Growth of Our Nation’s Capital

Tonya Bolden
Age Level:
Middle Grade
Genre:
Biography, Nonfiction
Published:
2015
Changing the Equation: 50+ US Black Women in STEM

Changing the Equation: 50+ US Black Women in Stem

Tonya Bolden
Age Level:
Middle Grade
Genre:
Biography
Published:
2020
African American girl with a white dress walking in front of protesters

Child of the Dream

Sharon Robinson
Age Level:
Middle Grade
Genre:
Autobiography and Memoir
Published:
2020
Dear Martin

Dear Martin

Nic Stone
Age Level:
YA
Genre:
Fiction
Published:
2018
Typographic cover for Dope Sick

Dope Sick

Walter Dean Myers
Age Level:
YA
Genre:
Fantasy, Fiction
Published:
2010
Flying South

Flying South

L.M. Elliott
Age Level:
Middle Grade
Genre:
Historical Fiction
Published:
2003
Freedom Roads: Searching for the Underground Railroad

Freedom Roads: Searching for the Underground Railroad

Joyce Hansen, Gary McGowan
Age Level:
Middle Grade
Genre:
Nonfiction
Published:
2003
Young Civil Rights marchers carrying American flag

Freedom Summer for Young People: The Violent Season That Made Mississippi Burn and Made America a Democracy

Bruce Watson, Rebecca Stefoff
Age Level:
Middle Grade
Genre:
Nonfiction
Published:
2020
i-hadnt-meant-to-tell-you-this

I Hadn’t Meant to Tell You This

Jacqueline Woodson
Age Level:
Middle Grade
Genre:
Fiction
Published:
1994
Harriet Tubman

Harriet Tubman: Toward Freedom

Whit Taylor
Age Level:
Middle Grade
Genre:
Biography
Published:
2021