African Princess: The Amazing Lives of Africa's Royal Women.
The six African princesses and queens described here represent the rich cultural heritage of this ancient land...Their dramatic stories contain lessons for our own lives. Each chapter opens with a splendid original illustration by award winning illustrator, Laurie McGraw.
The Heart Calls Home
"...a story of courage and hope." -Booklist
This is the last book in a trilogy beginning with the novel,Which Way Freedom and continuing in Out From This Place. Set in South Carolina, both of these novels follow Obi and Easter as they free themselves from slavery during the Civil War and meet the challenges of living as freed people during the beginning of Reconstruction.
In The Heart Calls Home, Obi and Easter struggle to overcome many obstacles during the difficult period of Reconstruction after the Civil War.
Breaking Ground, Breaking Silence: The Story of New York's African Burial Ground, by Joyce Hansen and Gary McGowan
"...this is an unusual and outstanding book of history and archaeology." -Children's Literature
Through archaeological findings in an almost forgotten 18th century, New York City African burial ground, a people whose history was almost lost in time, is rediscovered.