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Black History Month Children's Literature

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A nation's hope : the story of boxing legend Joe Louis / by Matt de la PenÌa ; pictures by Kadir Nelson.

by PenÌa, Matt de la | Nelson, Kadir.

Publication details: New York : Dial Books for young readers, c2011Availability: Items available for loan: Call number: PZ9.4 .L68 P46 2011 (1).
Corduroy / story and pictures by Don Freeman.

by Freeman, Don, 1908-1978.

Edition: Special ed.Publication details: New York : Viking, 2008Online access: Publisher description Availability: Items available for loan: Call number: PZ7 .F8747 CO 2008 (1).
Dave the potter : artist, poet, slave / by Laban Carrick Hill ; illustrated by Bryan Collier.

by Hill, Laban Carrick | Collier, Bryan.

Edition: 1st ed.Publication details: New York : Little, Brown, 2010Online access: Contributor biographical information | Publisher description Availability: Items available for loan: Call number: PZ7 .H55 DA 2010 (1).
Firebird : ballerina Misty Copeland shows a young girl how to dance like the firebird / Misty Copeland ; illustrated by Christopher Myers.

by Copeland, Misty.

Publisher: New York, NY : G. P. Putnam's Sons, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA), [2014]Availability: Items available for loan: Call number: PZ7 .C7887 FIR 2014 (1).
Freedom over me : eleven slaves, their lives and dreams brought to life / by Ashley Bryan.

Edition: First edition.Publisher: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, [2016]Availability: Items available for loan: Call number: PZ7 .B82887 FR 2016 (1).
Harlem : a poem / by Walter Dean Myers ; pictures by Christopher Myers.

by Myers, Walter Dean, 1937- | Myers, Christopher A.

Publication details: New York : Scholastic Press, c1997Availability: Items available for loan: Call number: PZ7.5 M992 HA 1997 (1).
Hidden figures : the true story of four black women and the space race / by Margot Lee Shetterly with Winifred Conkling ; illustrated by Laura Freeman.

by Shetterly, Margot Lee | Conkling, Winifred | Freeman, Laura (Illustrator).

Publisher: New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2018]Availability: Items available for loan: Call number: PZ10.13 .S54 2018 (1).
Moses : when Harriet Tubman led her people to freedom / Carole Boston Weatherford ; illustrated by Kadir Nelson.

by Weatherford, Carole Boston, 1956- | Nelson, Kadir.

Edition: 1st ed.Publication details: New York : Hyperion Books for Children, c2006Other title: When Harriet Tubman led her people to freedom.Online access: Publisher description Availability: Items available for loan: Call number: PZ9.4 .T83 W43 2006 (1).
My people / Langston Hughes ; photographs by Charles R. Smith Jr.

by Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967 | Smith, Charles R, 1969-.

Edition: 1st ed.Publication details: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers/ginee seo books, 2009Online access: Publisher description Availability: Items available for loan: Call number: PZ8.5 .H844 MY 2009 (1).
R-E-S-P-E-C-T : Aretha Franklin, the queen of soul / Carole Boston Weatherford ; illustrated by Frank Morrison.

by Weatherford, Carole Boston, 1956- | Morrison, Frank, 1971-.

Edition: First edition.Publisher: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, [2020]Other title: Aretha Franklin, the queen of soul. | Respect..Availability: No items available :
Available SoonCall number: PZ9.4 .F73 W43 2020 (1).
Rosa / Nikki Giovanni ; illustrated by Bryan Collier.

by Giovanni, Nikki | Collier, Bryan.

Edition: 1st ed.Publication details: New York : Henry Holt, 2005Availability: Items available for loan: Call number: PZ9.4 .P37 G43923 2005 (1).
The blacker the berry : poems / by Joyce Carol Thomas ; illustrated by Floyd Cooper.

by Thomas, Joyce Carol | Cooper, Floyd.

Publication details: New York : HarperCollins, 2008Online access: Contributor biographical information | Publisher description Availability: Items available for loan: Call number: PZ8.5 .T466 BL 2008 (1).
The undefeated / by Kwame Alexander ; illustrated by Kadir Nelson.

by Alexander, Kwame | Nelson, Kadir.

Publisher: Boston : Versify, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2019]Availability: No items available :
Available SoonCall number: PZ9.1 .A36 A64 2019 (1).
When Marian sang : the true recital of Marian Anderson / libretto [i.e. text] by Pam MunÌoz Ryan ; staging [i.e. illustrations] by Brian Selznick.

by Ryan, Pam MunÌoz | Selznick, Brian.

Edition: 1st ed.Publication details: New York : Scholastic Press, 2002Availability: Items available for loan: Call number: PZ9.4 .A534 R9553 2002 (1).

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