Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Black History Month Book List

These are just some of the titles which can be found in the children's department of the Decatur Public Library.  The main library is closed to the public due to renovations but specific titles can be pulled and delivered to our temporary mall branch for check-out.   Just call 256-353-2993 and be specific about which title you need. 

Black History Month

Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem.What color is my world? : the lost history of African-American inventors.Somerville, Mass. :Candlewick Press,2012.  J 609.2 ABD
American cultures for children. [videorecording] / African-American heritage.Visual Materials.Schlessinger Media,2006.    J DVD AME
Amoroso, Cynthia.Rosa Parks.Mankato, Minn. :Child's World,c2010.  JB PARKS
Barbour, Karen.Mr. Williams.New York :Henry Holt and Co.,2005.  JB WILLIAMS
Bausum, Ann.Freedom Riders : John Lewis and Jim Zwerg on the front lines of the civil rights movement.Washington, D.C. :National Geographic,c2006.  J 323.092 BAU
Becker, Helaine.Frederick Douglass.Woodbridge, Conn. :Blackbirch Press,c2001.  JB DOUGLASS
Blair, Margaret Whitman.Liberty or death : the surprising story of runaway slaves who sided with the British during the American Revolution.Washington, D.C. :National Geographic,c2010.                J 973.3 BLA
Brimner, Larry Dane.Birmingham Sunday.Honesdale, Pa. :Calkins Creek,c2010.  J 323.11 BRI
Colbert, David.Michelle Obama : an American story.Boston :Houghton Mifflin,2009.  JB OBAMA
Cooper, Michael L.Slave spirituals and the Jubilee Singers.New York :Clarion Books,c2001.  J 782 COO
Donaldson, Madeline.Ruby Bridges.Minneapolis, Minn. :Lerner Publications,c2009.  JB BRIDGES
Edwards, Pamela Duncan.The bus ride that changed history : the story of Rosa Parks.Boston :Houghton Mifflin,2005.      J 323.092 EDW
Farris, Christine King.March on! : the day my brother Martin changed the world.New York :Scholastic Press,2008.             J 323.092 FAR
Fouché, Rayvon.Black inventors in the age of segregation : Granville T. Woods, Lewis H. Latimer, and Shelby J. Davidson.Baltimore :The Johns Hopkins University Press,c2003.  J 609.2 FOU
Fradin, Dennis B.Ida B. Wells : mother of the civil rights movement.New York :Clarion Books,c2000.       JB WELLS
Fradin, Judith Bloom.The power of one : Daisy Bates and the Little Rock Nine.New York :Clarion Books,c2004.                 J 323.092 FRA
Freedman, Russell.Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass : the story behind an American friendship.Boston :Clarion Books/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt,2012.  J 973.709 FRE
Freedman, Russell.Freedom walkers : the story of the Montgomery bus boycott.New York :Holiday House,c2006.             J 323.1196 FRE 
Giovanni, Nikki.Rosa.New York :Henry Holt,2005.  J 323.092 GIO
Greenfield, Eloise.The Great Migration : journey to the North.New York :Amistad,c2011.  J 811.54 GRE
Heroes of freedom. [videorecording] / Harriet Tubman and Rosa Parks.Visual Materials.Mazzarella Media,c2008.             J DVD HER
Hinton, KaaVonia.Martin Luther King, Jr.Hockessin, Del. :Mitchell Lane Publishers,c2009.  JB KING
Ingram, Scott.The 1963 civil rights march.Milwaukee :World Almanac Library,2005.  J 323 ING
Jurmain, Suzanne.The forbidden schoolhouse : the true and dramatic story of Prudence Crandall ands her students.Boston :Houghton Mifflin,2005.  J 370.92 JUR
Kallen, Stuart A.The Harlem Renaissance.Edina, Minn. :Abdo & Daughters,c2001.  J 973 KAL
Kallen, Stuart A.The Civil Rights Movement.Edina, Minn. :Abdo & Daughters,c2001.  J 323.1 KAL
Kittinger, Jo S.Rosa's bus.Honesdale, Pa. :Calkins Creek,c2010.  J 323.119 KIT
Klingel, Cynthia Fitterer.Coretta Scott King.Mankato, MN :The Child's World,c2010.  JB KING
Lasky, Kathryn.Vision of beauty : the story of Sarah Breedlove Walker.Cambridge, Mass. :Candlewick Press,2000.        JB WALKER
Levinson, Cynthia.We've got a job : the 1963 Birmingham Children's March.Atlanta :Peachtree Publishers,2012.               J 323.119 LEV
Martin Luther King, Jr. [videorecording].Visual Materials.Schlessinger Media,c2005, c2003.  J DVD MAR
Martin's big words the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. --and more stories from the African-American tradition / [videorecording] :.Visual Materials.New Video,2005.  J DVD MAR
McKissack, Pat.Days of Jubilee : the end of slavery in the United States.New York :Scholastic Press,c2003.  J 973.7 MCK
McWhorter, Diane.A dream of freedom : the civil rights movement from 1954 to 1968.New York :Scholastic,2004.             J 323.1 MCW
Nelson, Kadir.Heart and soul : the story of America and African Americans.New York :Balzer + Bray,c2011.  J 973 NEL
Nelson, Kadir.We are the ship : the story of Negro League Baseball.New York :Jump At the Sun/Hyperion,c2008.             J 796.357 NEL
Nelson, Robin.Juneteenth.Minneapolis, MN :Lerner Publications,c2010.  J 394.263 NEL
Nelson, Vaunda Micheaux.Bad news for outlaws : the remarkable life of Bass Reeves, deputy U.S. marshal.Minneapolis :Carolrhoda Books,c2009.  JB REEVES
Pinkney, Andrea Davis.Sit-in : how four friends stood up by sitting down.New York :Little, Brown,2010.     J 323.119 PIN
Pinkney, Andrea Davis.Let it shine : stories of Black women freedom fighters.San Diego :Harcourt,c2000.  J 323.092 PIN
Rappaport, Doreen.Martin's big words : the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.New York :Hyperion Books for Children,2001. JB KING
Rosa Parks and the civil rights movement [videorecording].Visual Materials.100% Educational Videos,p2001.                    J DVD ROS
Sanders, Nancy I.America's Black founders : revolutionary heroes and early leaders : with 21 activities.Chicago :Chicago Review Press,c2010. J 973 SAN
Sanders, Nancy I.A kid's guide to African American history : more than 70 activities.Chicago :Chicago Review Press,c2007.  J 973 SAN
Smith, Charles R.Black Jack : the ballad of Jack Johnson.New York :Roaring Brook Press,2010.             JB JOHNSON
Sorensen, Lita.The Scottsboro Boys Trial : a primary source account.New York :Rosen Pub. Group,2004.  J 345.761 SOR
Welch, Catherine A.Children of the civil rights era.Minneapolis :Carolrhoda Books,c2001.  J 323.1 WEL
Yannuzzi, Della A.Madam C.J. Walker : self-made businesswoman.Berkeley Heights, NJ :Enslow Publishers,c2000.      JB WALKER




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