I Thought My Soul Would Rise and Fly
A freed girl becomes a heroine during the Reconstruction era.
In The Captive, Kofi is kidnapped in Africa and enslaved in New England.
"Bury Me Not in a Land of Slaves": African Americans in the Time of Reconstruction
"...There is fine reading here for both research and pleasure..." -School Library Journal
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Picture books by Dinah Johnson
Coretta Scott King Book Award Curriculum Resource Center
Book Club Networking Service
Read Aloud Short Story Index. For teachers, librarians and parents seeking good stories for reading aloud.
Discover African American Children's writers and books at The Brown Bookshelf
Columbia Writers Alliance
Pictures tell a story too. Trained by our father, Austin V. Hansen, Sr., my brother, Austin, Jr. is also telling stories and creating memories. Visit him at A. Hansen Photography.
Do not miss these wonderful books by Tonya Bolden
Readers of The Captive who want to know more about Ghana and the Ashanti (Asante) Empire
Black Books Galore-more African American titles for young people