Picture Book History - African-American stories

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Description: Stories from African-American experiences in picture book format, especially good for learning culture and history with children grades K-3.
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1 The Great Migration : Journey To The NorthGreenfield, Eloise.J 811 GrFebruary 8, 2012, 4:26 pm
2 Freedom's A-Calling MeShange, Ntozake.Y 811 ShFebruary 8, 2012, 4:27 pm
3 When Grandmama SingsMitchell, Margaree King.E MITFebruary 8, 2012, 4:27 pm
4 Jazz Age JosephineWinter, Jonah, 1962-E WINFebruary 8, 2012, 4:28 pm
5 Ellen's BroomLyons, Kelly Starling.E LYOFebruary 8, 2012, 4:28 pm
6 Words Set Me Free : The Story Of Young Frederick DouglassCline-Ransome, Lesa.J 921 Douglass, FrederickFebruary 8, 2012, 4:30 pm
7 Obama : Only In AmericaWeatherford, Carole Boston, 1956-J 921 Obama, BarackFebruary 8, 2012, 4:34 pm
8 We MarchEvans, Shane.E EVAFebruary 8, 2012, 4:36 pm
9 Oprah : The Little SpeakerWeatherford, Carole Boston, 1956-J 921 Winfrey, OprahFebruary 8, 2012, 4:36 pm
10 Dave The Potter : Artist, Poet, SlaveHill, Laban Carrick.J 921 DaveFebruary 8, 2012, 4:39 pm
11 Moses : When Harriet Tubman Led Her People To FreedomWeatherford, Carole Boston, 1956-J 921 Tubman, HarrietFebruary 8, 2012, 4:39 pm
12 George Washington CarverBolden, Tonya.J 921 Carver, George WashingtonFebruary 8, 2012, 4:39 pm
13 When Marian Sang : The True Recital Of Marian AndersonRyan, Pam Muñoz.J 921 Anderson, MarianFebruary 8, 2012, 4:39 pm
14 Keep On! : The Story Of Matthew Henson, Co-Discoverer Of The North PoleHopkinson, Deborah.J 921 Henson, MatthewFebruary 8, 2012, 4:40 pm
15 Heart And Soul : The Story Of America And African AmericansNelson, Kadir.Y 973.049 NeFebruary 8, 2012, 4:40 pm
16 Mae Jemison : A Space BiographyYannuzzi, Della A.J 921 Jemison, MaeFebruary 8, 2012, 4:40 pm
17 She Loved Baseball : The Effa Manley StoryVernick, Audrey.J 921 Manley, EffaFebruary 8, 2012, 4:42 pm
18 America's Black Founders : Revolutionary Heroes And Early Leaders : With 21 ActivitiesSanders, Nancy I.Y 973 SaFebruary 8, 2012, 4:42 pm
19 Sojourner Truth's Step-Stomp StridePinkney, Andrea Davis.J 921 Truth, SojournerFebruary 8, 2012, 4:42 pm
20 Coretta ScottShange, Ntozake.J 921 King, Coretta ScottFebruary 8, 2012, 4:43 pm
21 Barack ObamaWheeler, Jill C., 1964-J 921 Obama, BarackFebruary 8, 2012, 4:44 pm
22 My PeopleHughes, Langston, 1902-1967.E HUGFebruary 8, 2012, 4:44 pm
23 Jackie RobinsonYouth Graphic Novel / Robinson RobinsonFebruary 8, 2012, 4:45 pm
24 Art From Her Heart : Folk Artist Clementine HunterWhitehead, Kathy, 1957-J 921 Hunter, ClementineFebruary 8, 2012, 4:45 pm
25 Coretta Scott King : First Lady Of Civil RightsJ Fiction / Childhood of Famous Americans ChildhFebruary 8, 2012, 4:45 pm
26 We Are The Ship : The Story Of Negro League BaseballNelson, Kadir.J 796.357 NeFebruary 8, 2012, 4:46 pm
27 Nothing But Trouble : The Story Of Althea GibsonStauffacher, Sue, 1961-J 921 Gibson, AltheaFebruary 8, 2012, 4:47 pm
28 The Entrance Place Of Wonders : Poems Of The Harlem RenaissanceJ 811 EnFebruary 8, 2012, 4:48 pm
29 An Apple For Harriet TubmanTurner, Glennette Tilley.J 921 Tubman, HarrietFebruary 8, 2012, 4:48 pm
30 Onward : A Photobiography Of African-American Polar Explorer Matthew HensonJohnson, Dolores, 1949-J 921 Henson, MatthewFebruary 8, 2012, 4:49 pm
31 Come Look With Me : Discovering African American Art For ChildrenRolling, James Haywood.J 700.899 RoFebruary 8, 2012, 4:49 pm
32 The Forbidden Schoolhouse : The True And Dramatic Story Of Prudence Crandall And Her StudentsJurmain, Suzanne.Y 921 Crandall, PrudenceFebruary 8, 2012, 4:50 pm
33 Bessie Coleman : Daring To FlyWalker, Sally M.J 921 Coleman, BessieFebruary 8, 2012, 4:52 pm
34 Fly High! : The Story Of Bessie ColemanBorden, Louise.J 921 Coleman, BessieFebruary 8, 2012, 4:55 pm
35 Bessie Smith And The Night RidersStauffacher, Sue, 1961-J Fiction / Stauffacher, SueFebruary 8, 2012, 4:59 pm
36 John HenryYouth-DVD Books-&-Stories GrFebruary 9, 2012, 12:15 pm
37 John HenryLester, Julius.J-Kit CD 398.2 LeFebruary 9, 2012, 1:29 pm
38 Sit-In : How Four Friends Stood Up By Sitting DownPinkney, Andrea Davis.J 323.119 PiFebruary 9, 2012, 1:53 pm
39 Duke Ellington : The Piano Prince And His OrchestraPinkney, Andrea Davis.J 921 Ellington, DukeFebruary 9, 2012, 1:55 pm
40 Ella Fitzgerald : The Tale Of A Vocal VirtuosaPinkney, Andrea Davis.J 921 Fitzgerald, EllaFebruary 9, 2012, 1:55 pm
41 Bill Pickett, Rodeo Ridin' CowboyPinkney, Andrea Davis.J 921 Pickett, BillFebruary 9, 2012, 1:55 pm
42 Boycott Blues : How Rosa Parks Inspired A NationPinkney, Andrea Davis.J 921 Parks, RosaFebruary 9, 2012, 1:56 pm
43 Jackie's BatLorbiecki, Marybeth.J Fiction / Lorbiecki, MarybethFebruary 9, 2012, 2:04 pm
44 Ma Dear's ApronsMcKissack, Pat, 1944-J Fiction / McKissack, PatFebruary 9, 2012, 3:52 pm
45 Abby Takes A StandMcKissack, Pat, 1944-J Fiction / McKissack, PatFebruary 9, 2012, 3:52 pm
46 A Song For HarlemMcKissack, Pat, 1944-J Fiction / McKissack, PatFebruary 9, 2012, 3:53 pm
47 Never ForgottenMcKissack, Pat, 1944-J Fiction / McKissack, PatFebruary 9, 2012, 3:53 pm
48 Away WestMcKissack, Pat, 1944-J Fiction / McKissack, PatFebruary 9, 2012, 3:53 pm
49 The Home-Run KingMcKissack, Pat, 1944-J Fiction / McKissack, PatFebruary 9, 2012, 3:54 pm
50 Bad News For Outlaws : The Remarkable Life Of Bass Reeves, Deputy U.s. MarshallNelson, Vaunda Micheaux.J 921 Reeves, BassMarch 26, 2012, 2:36 pm
51 What Color Is My World? : The Lost History Of African-American InventorsAbdul-Jabbar, Kareem, 1947-Y FictionApril 25, 2012, 4:35 pm
52 January's SparrowPolacco, Patricia.Y Fiction / Polacco, PatriciaApril 26, 2012, 6:32 pm
53 Pink And SayPolacco, Patricia.J Fiction / Polacco, PatriciaApril 26, 2012, 6:32 pm
54 Back Of The BusReynolds, Aaron, 1970-J Fiction / Reynolds, AaronApril 26, 2012, 7:28 pm
55 The Hallelujah FlightBildner, Phil.J Fiction / Bildner, PhilApril 26, 2012, 7:29 pm
56 Henry's Freedom BoxLevine, Ellen.J Fiction / Levine, EllenApril 26, 2012, 7:31 pm
57 These HandsMason, Margaret H., 1954-E MASSeptember 6, 2012, 3:25 pm
58 I, Too, Am AmericaHughes, Langston, 1902-1967E HUGOctober 2, 2012, 12:42 pm
59 The Boy Who Harnessed The WindKamkwamba, William, 1987-E KAMOctober 2, 2012, 12:43 pm
60 The Other SideWoodson, Jacqueline.E WOOOctober 7, 2012, 3:10 pm
61 Most Loved In All The WorldHegamin, Tonya.E HEGNovember 16, 2012, 4:16 pm
62 The Price Of Freedom : How One Town Stood Up To SlaveryFradin, Judith Bloom.J 973.711 FrFebruary 4, 2013, 12:18 pm
63 Harlem's Little BlackbirdWatson, Renee.J 921 Mills, FlorenceFebruary 4, 2013, 12:19 pm
64 Fifty Cents And A DreamAsim, Jabari, 1962-J 921 Washington, Booker T.February 6, 2013, 2:13 pm
65 It Jes' Happened : When Bill Traylor Started To DrawTate, Don.J 921 Traylor, BillFebruary 7, 2013, 11:36 am
66 John Lewis In The Lead : A Story Of The Civil Rights MovementHaskins, James, 1941-J 921 Lewis, JohnFebruary 8, 2013, 4:28 pm
67 Yours For Justice, Ida B. Wells : The Daring Life Of A Crusading JournalistDray, Philip.J 921 Wells-Barnett, IdaFebruary 8, 2013, 4:32 pm
68 Daniel Hale Williams : Surgeon Who Opened Hearts And MindsVenezia, Mike.J 921 Williams, DanielFebruary 14, 2013, 2:59 pm
69 Seven Miles To Freedom : The Robert Smalls StoryHalfmann, Janet.J 921 Smalls, RobertFebruary 14, 2013, 3:01 pm
70 Spirit Seeker : John Coltrane's Musical JourneyGolio, Gary.J 921 Coltrane, JohnMarch 6, 2013, 2:25 pm
71 Harriet TubmanBauer, Marion Dane.J 921 Tubman, HarrietMarch 18, 2013, 9:31 am
72 Brick By BrickSmith, Charles R., Jr., 1969-J 975.3 SmMarch 18, 2013, 9:31 am
73 Touch The Sky : Alice Coachman, Olympic High JumperMalaspina, Ann, 1957-J 921 Coachman, AliceMarch 18, 2013, 9:37 am
74 Queen Of The Track : Alice Coachman, Olympic High-Jump ChampionLang, Heather, 1966-J 921 Coachman, AliceMarch 18, 2013, 9:38 am
75 Piano Starts Here : The Young Art TatumParker, Robert Andrew.J 921 Tatum, ArtMarch 20, 2013, 11:01 am
76 Busing BrewsterMichelson, Richard.J Fiction / Michelson, RichardMarch 20, 2013, 11:07 am
77 Benjamin Banneker : Pioneering ScientistWadsworth, Ginger.J 921 Banneker, BenjaminMarch 20, 2013, 12:00 pm
78 Testing The Ice : A True Story About Jackie RobinsonRobinson, Sharon, 1950-J 921 Robinson, JackieMarch 20, 2013, 1:53 pm
79 Play Ball, Jackie!Krensky, Stephen.J Fiction / Krensky, StephenMarch 20, 2013, 1:56 pm
80 Goin' Someplace SpecialMcKissack, Pat, 1944-J Fiction / McKissack, PatApril 8, 2013, 11:51 pm
81 Show WayWoodson, Jacqueline.J Fiction / Woodson, JacquelineApril 9, 2013, 12:07 am
82 Coming On Home SoonWoodson, Jacqueline.E WOOApril 9, 2013, 12:08 am
83 Before There Was Mozart : The Story Of Joseph Boulogne, Chevalier De Saint-GeorgeCline-Ransome, Lesa.J 921 Saint-Georges, Joseph BologneApril 15, 2013, 3:39 pm
84 Unspoken : A Story From The Underground RailroadCole, Henry, 1955-E COLApril 17, 2013, 1:00 pm
85 Walking Home To Rosie LeeLaFaye, A.E LAFJuly 13, 2013, 4:22 pm
86 Baby Flo : Florence Mills Lights Up The StageSchroeder, Alan.J 921 Mills, FlorenceAugust 23, 2013, 6:03 pm
87 When Jackie And Hank MetFishman, Cathy Goldberg.J 796.357 FiAugust 23, 2013, 6:13 pm
88 Something To Prove : The Great Satchel Paige Vs. Rookie Joe DimaggioSkead, Robert.J 796.357 SkSeptember 3, 2013, 12:44 am
89 Barack Obama : Son Of Promise, Child Of HopeGrimes, Nikki.J 921 Obama, BarackSeptember 12, 2013, 2:47 pm
90 Alec's PrimerWalter, Mildred Pitts.J Fiction / Walter, Mildred PittsSeptember 12, 2013, 2:58 pm
91 A Bus Of Our OwnEvans, Freddi Williams.J Fiction / Evans, Freddi WilliamsSeptember 12, 2013, 3:34 pm
92 The Buffalo SoldierGarland, Sherry.J Fiction / Garland, SherryOctober 17, 2013, 3:06 pm
93 Black Cowboy, Wild Horses : A True StoryLester, Julius.E LESOctober 24, 2013, 4:30 pm
94 Farmer Will Allen And The Growing TableMartin, Jacqueline Briggs.J 921 Allen, WillNovember 15, 2013, 12:59 pm
95 A Taste Of Colored WaterFaulkner, Matt.J Fiction / Faulkner, MattDecember 6, 2013, 1:31 pm
96 Belle, The Last Mule At Gee's Bend : A Civil Rights StoryRamsey, Calvin A.J Fiction / Ramsey, Calvin A.December 10, 2013, 3:23 pm
97 Ruth And The Green BookRamsey, Calvin A.J Fiction / Ramsey, Calvin A.December 10, 2013, 3:24 pm
98 Champions On The Bench : The Cannon Street Ymca All StarsWeatherford, Carole Boston, 1956-J Fiction / Weatherford, Carole BostonDecember 12, 2013, 2:31 pm
99 As Fast As Words Could FlyTuck, Pamela M.J Fiction / Tuck, Pamela M.February 3, 2014, 2:26 pm
100 Searching For Sarah Rector : The Richest Black Girl In AmericaBolden, Tonya.Y 976.684 BoFebruary 4, 2014, 1:33 pm
101 A Dance Like Starlight : One Ballerina's DreamDempsey, Kristy.E DEMMarch 1, 2014, 9:13 pm
102 This Is The Rope : A Story From The Great MigrationWoodson, Jacqueline.E WOOMarch 1, 2014, 9:15 pm
103 White Water : Inspired By A True StoryBandy, Michael S.E BANMarch 1, 2014, 9:24 pm
104 Martin & Mahalia : His Words, Her SongPinkney, Andrea Davis.J 323.092 PiMay 3, 2014, 1:34 pm
105 Sugar Hill : Harlem's Historic NeighborhoodWeatherford, Carole Boston, 1956-E WEAMay 20, 2014, 12:58 pm
106 Bring Me Some Apples And I'll Make You A Pie : A Story About Edna LewisGourley, Robbin.J Fiction / Gourley, RobbinSeptember 5, 2014, 10:20 am