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Youth Literature Authors & Editors

This section of the bibliographies profiles youth literature. Listed below are the works on African American and global African history that are specifically written for children and young adults. The bibliography is a searchable database where information can be sorted and listed by author, subject, and date of publication. This bibliography will be constantly updated.

Yenika-Agbaw, Vivian African and African American Childrens and Adolescent Literature in the Classroom: A Critical Guide Yes

Anderson, M.T. The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation: Volume I, The Pox Party Yes

Anderson, M.T. The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation: Part II, The Kingdom on the Waves Yes

Anthony, David H. Freedom: Life After Slavery Yes

Bausun, Ann Freedom Riders: John Lewis and Jim Zwerg on the Front Lines of the Civil Rights Movement Yes

Beah, Ishmael A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier Yes

Bolden, Tonya Searching for Sarah Rector: The Richest Black Girl in America Yes

Bond, Katherine Grace The Legend of Valentine: An Inspirational Story of Love and Reconciliation Yes

Cheng, Andrea Etched in Clay: The Life of Dave, Enslaved Potter and Poet Yes

Codell, Esmé Raji Educating Esme?: Diary of a Teacher’s First Year Yes

Colman, Penny Madam C.J. Walker Yes

Cooley, Loralee Island Child: The Childhood of Barack Obama Yes

Cooperman, Hillel The Madrona Heroes Register: Echoes of the Past

Fradin, Judith Bloom 5,000 Miles to Freedom: Ellen and William Craft’s Flight from Slavery Yes

Frazier, Sundee T. Brendan Buckleys Universe and Everything in It Yes

Freedman, Russell Freedom Walkers: The Story of the Montgomery Bus Boycott Yes

Gelders Sterne, Emma His Was the Voice: The Life of W.E.B. Du Bois Yes

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