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This is a presentation a friend of mine, Jane Gangi, has put together for a summit she has been invited to focusing on African American boys and literacy. She graciously gave me permission to share.

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Books depicting black males slide show -sandra may 25 230pm

  1. 1. A Celebration of Identity: Black Men and Boys in Children’s and Young Adult Literature Prepared by Jane M. Gangi, PhD (email: for the SummitBuilding a Bridge to Literacy for African American Male Youth The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill June 3-5, 2012
  2. 2. Picture Books Biographies
  3. 3. Doreen Rappaport and Bryan Collier’sMartin’s Big Words: The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
  4. 4. Christine Farris and Chris Soentpiet’sMy Brother Martin: A Sister Remembers Growing Up with the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
  5. 5. Jim Haskins, Kathleen Benson, and Benny Andrews’sJohn Lewis in the Lead: A Story of the Civil Rights Movement
  6. 6. Eloise Greenfield and George Ford’s Paul Robeson
  7. 7. Roslyn Jordan, Deloris Jordan, and Kadir Nelson’sSalt in His Shoes: Michael Jordan in Pursuit of a Dream
  8. 8. Quincy Troupe and Lisa Cohen’s Little Stevie Wonder
  9. 9. Charles R. Smith and Bryan Collier’sTwelve Rounds to Glory: The Story of Muhammad Ali
  10. 10. Nikki Grimes and Bryan Collier’sBarack Obama: Son of Promise, Child of Hope
  11. 11. Jane Halfmann and Duane Smith’sSeven Miles to Freedom: The Robert Smalls Story
  12. 12. Crystal Hubbard and Robert McGuire’sThe Last Black King of the Kentucky Derby
  13. 13. Elizabeth MacLeod’sGeorge Washington Carver: An Innovative Life
  14. 14. Tony Medina and Jesse Joshua Watson’s I and I
  15. 15. William Miller and Rodney S. Pate’s Joe Louis, My Champion
  16. 16. Andrea Davis Pinkney and Brian Pinkney’sDuke Ellington: The Piano Prince and His Orchestra
  17. 17. Chris Raschka’sCharlie Parker Played Be Bop
  18. 18. Gaylia Taylor and Frank Morrison’sGeorge Crum and the Saratoga Chip
  19. 19. Wendy Towle and Wil Clay’sThe Real McCoy: The Life of an African-American Inventor
  20. 20. Floyd Cooper’sComing Home: From the Life of Langston Hughes
  21. 21. Lesa Cline-Ransome and James Ransome’s Satchel Paige
  22. 22. William Miller and R. Gregory Christie’s Richard Wright and the Library Card
  23. 23. Lesa Cline-Ransome and James Ransome’s Young Pelé: Soccer’s First Star
  24. 24. Lesa Cline-Ransome and James Ransome’s Major Taylor: Champion Cyclist
  25. 25. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Raymond Obstfeld, Ben Boos, and A. G. Ford’sWhat Color Is My World? The Lost History of African American Inventors
  26. 26. Walter Dean Myers and Leonard Jenkins’s Malcolm X: A Fire Burning Brightly
  27. 27. Lynne Barasch’sKnockin’ on Wood Starring Peg Leg Bates
  28. 28. Robert Andrew Parker’sPiano Starts Here: The Young Art Tatum
  29. 29. Kai Jackson Issa and Arthur L. Dawson’s Howard Thurman’s Great Hope
  30. 30. Don Tate and R. Gregory Christie’sIt Jes’ Happened: When Bill Traylor Started to Draw
  31. 31. Crystal Hubbard and Kevin Belford’sGame Set Match Champion: Arthur Ashe
  32. 32. Tonya Bolden and R. Gregory Christie’sThe Champ: The Story of Muhammad Ali
  33. 33. Yona Zeldis McDonough and Malcah Zeldis’sPeaceful Protest: The Life of Nelson Mandela
  34. 34. Floyd Cooper’sMandela: From the Life of the South African Statesman
  35. 35. John Duggleby and Jacob Lawrence’sStory Painter: The Life of Jacob Lawrence
  36. 36. Sharon Bell Mathis and George Ford’s Ray Charles
  37. 37. Robert Burleigh and Marek Los’s Lookin’ for Bird in the Big City
  38. 38. Carole Boston Weatherford and Sean Qualls’sBefore John Was a Jazz Giant: A Song of John Coltrane
  39. 39. David Wisniewski’sSundiata: Lion King of Mali
  40. 40. Kephra Burns, Leo and Diane Dillon’s Mansa Musa: The Lion of Mali
  41. 41. Marie Bradby and Chris Soenpiet’s More Than Anything Else
  42. 42. Picture Books ContemporaryRealistic Fiction
  43. 43. Jeri Hanel Watts and Felicia Marshall’s Keepers
  44. 44. John Steptoe and E. B. Lewis’s Creativity
  45. 45. Natasha Tarpley and E. B. Lewis’s Joe-Joe’s First Flight
  46. 46. Lucille Clifton and Ann Grifalconi’s Everett Andersons Goodbye
  47. 47. Edwidge Danticat and Alix Delinois’s Eight Days: A Story of Haiti
  48. 48. Melrose Cooper and Nneka Bennett’s Getting’ Through Thursday
  49. 49. Mary Hoffman and Karen Littlewood’s The Colour of Home
  50. 50. Frané Lessac’sMy Little Island
  51. 51. Natasha Tarpley and E. B. Lewis’s Bippity Bob Barbershop
  52. 52. Wade Hudson’sJamal’s Busy Day
  53. 53. Brian Jordan, Cornelius Van Wright and Ying-Hwa Hu’s I Told You I Can Play!
  54. 54. Brian Pinkney’sMax Found Two Sticks
  55. 55. Chris Raschka’s Yo! Yes!
  56. 56. Irene Smalls-Hector and Michael Hays’s Jonathan and His Mommy
  57. 57. Javaka Steptoe’sThe Jones Family Express
  58. 58. John Steptoe’s Stevie
  59. 59. Mary Williams and R. Gregory Christie’sBrothers in Hope: The Story of the Lost Boys of Sudan
  60. 60. Shane Evans’s Olu’s Dream
  61. 61. Jacqueline Woodson and James Ransome’s Visiting Day
  62. 62. Youme’sSélavi: A Haitian Story of Hope
  63. 63. Nikki Grimes and Mike Benny’s Oh, Brother!
  64. 64. Bryan Collier’s Uptown
  65. 65. Jennifer Riesmeyer Elvgren’s Josias, Hold the Book
  66. 66. Stephanie Stuve-Bodeen and Aaron Boyd’s Babu’s Song
  67. 67. Tolowa Mollel and E. B. Lewis’s My Rows and Piles of Coins
  68. 68. Cristina Kessler and Leonard Jenkins’s Best Beekeeper of Lalibela
  69. 69. Elizabeth Alalou and Julie Klear Essakalli’s The Butter Man
  70. 70. Clifton L. Taulbert and E. B. Lewis’s Little Cliff’s First Day of School
  71. 71. Angela Johnson and Rhonda Mitchell’s Daddy Calls Me a Man
  72. 72. Wade Hudson and Peter Ambush’s It’s Church Going Time
  73. 73. Denize Lauture’s Father and Son
  74. 74. Jerdine Nolen and Kadir Nelson’s Hewitt Anderson’s Great Big Life
  75. 75. G. Francis Johnson, Gail Johnson, & Dimitrea Tokunbo’s Has Anybody Lost a Glove?
  76. 76. Picture BooksHistorical Fiction
  77. 77. Julius Lester and Jerry Pinkney’s The Old African
  78. 78. Angela Johnson and Loren Long’s I Dream of Trains
  79. 79. Angela Johnson’s and Loren Long’s Wind Flyers
  80. 80. Andrea Davis Pinkney and J. Brian Pinkney’s Sit-In: How Four Friends Stood Up by Sitting Down
  81. 81. Patricia McKissack and Leo and Diane Dillon’s Never Forgotten
  82. 82. Deborah Hopkinson and Raúl Colón’sA Band of Angels: A Story Inspired by the Jubilee Singers
  83. 83. William Miller and Charlotte Riley Webb’s Rent Party Jazz
  84. 84. Margaree King Mitchell and James Ransome’s Uncle Jed’s Barbershop
  85. 85. Shane W. Evan’sUnderground: Finding the Light to Freedom
  86. 86. Lorenzo Pace’sJalani and the Lock
  87. 87. Tim Tingle and Jeanne Rorex Bridges’ s Crossing Bok Chitto:A Choctaw Tale of Friendship and Freedom
  88. 88. Carol Boston Weatherford and Jerome Lagarrigue’s Freedom on the Menu: The Greensboro Sit-Ins
  89. 89. Debbie A. Taylor and Frank Morrison’s Sweet Music in Harlem
  90. 90. Richard Michelson and E. B. Lewis’sHappy Feet: The Savoy Ballroom Lindy Hoppers and Me
  91. 91. Jacob Lawrence’sThe Great Migration: An American Story
  92. 92. Glenda Armand and Colin Bootman’s Love Twelve Miles Long
  93. 93. Gavin Curtis and E. B. Lewis’s The Bat Boy and His Violin
  94. 94. Walter Dean Myers and Ann Grifalconi’sPatrol: An American Soldier in Vietnam
  95. 95. Margot Theis Raven and Chris Ellison’s Let Them Play
  96. 96. Toyomi Igus’sWhen I Was Little
  97. 97. Graphic Novels
  98. 98. Youme Landowne and Anthony Horton’s Pitch Black
  99. 99. Greg Neri and Randy DuBurke’sYummy: The Last Days of a Southside Shorty
  100. 100. Andrew Helfer and Randy DuBurke’s Malcolm X: A Graphic Biography
  101. 101. Poetry & Short Stories
  102. 102. Paul Laurence Dunbar’sJump Back Honey: The Poems of Paul Laurence Dunbar
  103. 103. Walter Dean Myers’Here in Harlem: Poems in Many Voices
  104. 104. Jeron Ashford Frame and R. Gregory Christie’s Yesterday I Had the Blues
  105. 105. Gwendolyn Brooks and Faith Ringgold’s Bronzeville Boys and Girls
  106. 106. Javaka Steptoe’s In Daddy’s Arms I Am Tall:African Americans Celebrating Fathers
  107. 107. Patricia A. Keeler and Júlio T. Leitão’s Drumbeat in Our Feet
  108. 108. Greg Neri and Jesse Joshua Watson’s Chess Rumble
  109. 109. Davida Adedjouma, and Gregory Christie’s The Palm of My Heart: Poetry by African American Children
  110. 110. Charles Sullivan’s Children of Promise:African-American Literature and Art for Young People
  111. 111. Ashley Bryan’sAshley Bryan’s ABC of African American Poetry
  112. 112. Alice Faye Duncan and Susan Keeter’s Honey Baby Sugar Child
  113. 113. Karen English and Javaka Steptoe’s Hot Day on Abbott Avenue
  114. 114. Lisa Wheeler and R. Gregory Christie’s Jazz Baby
  115. 115. Cynthia Cotton and Javaka Steptoe’s Rain Play
  116. 116. Langston Hughes and E. B. Lewis’s The Negro Speaks of Rivers
  117. 117. Walter Dean Myers and Christopher Myers’s Harlem
  118. 118. Langston Hughes and Romare Bearden’s The Block
  119. 119. Langston Hughes and Brian Pinkney’s The Dreamkeeper and Other Poems
  120. 120. Tony Medina and R. Gregory Christie’s Love to Langston
  121. 121. Walter Dean Myers and Christopher Myers’s Jazz
  122. 122. Willie Perdomo and Bryan Collier’s Visiting Langston
  123. 123. Charles R. Smith’s Perfect Harmony:A Musical Journey with the Boys’ Choir of Harlem
  124. 124. Véronique Tadjo’s Talking Drums:A Selection of Poems from Africa South of the Sahara
  125. 125. Marilyn Nelson and Phillipe Lardy’s A Wreath for Emmett Till
  126. 126. James Weldon Johnson and Bryan Collier’s Lift Every Voice and Sing
  127. 127. Ntozake Shange and Kadir Nelson’s Ellington Was Not a Street
  128. 128. Arnold Adoff’s I Am the Darker Brother:An Anthology of Modern Poems by African Americans
  129. 129. Sharon Flake’sYou Don’t Even Know Me: Stories and Poems About Boys
  130. 130. Tupac Shakur’sThe Rose That Grew from Concrete
  131. 131. Countee Cullen’s Caroling Dusk:An Anthology of Verse by Black Poets of the Twenties
  132. 132. Betsy Franco’sYou Hear Me? Poems and Writing by Teenage Boys
  133. 133. InformationalTexts & Visual Arts
  134. 134. Katie Smith Milway and Eugenie Fernandes’sOne Hen: How One Small Loan Made a Big Difference
  135. 135. Hill Harper’sLetters to a Young Brother: Manifest Your Destiny
  136. 136. Trish Marx and Ellen B. Sensi’sSteel Drumming at the Apollo: The Road to Super Top Dog
  137. 137. Tonya Bolden’s Wake Up Our Souls:A Celebration of Black American Artists
  138. 138. Tonya Bolden’s Tell All the Children Our Story:Memories and Mementoes of Being Young and Black in America
  139. 139. Virginia Hamilton and Leo and Diane Dillon’s Many Thousand Gone: African-Americans from Slavery to Freedom
  140. 140. Patricia McKissack and Frederick McKissack’sRebels Against Slavery: American Slave Revolts
  141. 141. Julius Lester and Rod Brown’sFrom Slave Ship to Freedom Road
  142. 142. Russell Freedman’s Freedom Walkers:The Story of the Montgomery Bus Boycott
  143. 143. Tom Feelings’sThe Middle Passage: White Ships/Black Cargo
  144. 144. Jackie Napoleon Wilson’sHidden Witness: African-American Images from the Dawn of Photography to the Civil War
  145. 145. Velma Maia Thomas’s No Man Can Hinder Me:The Journey of Slavery to Emancipation Through Song
  146. 146. Kephra Burns and William Miles’sBlack Stars in Orbit: NASA’s African American Astronauts
  147. 147. Michele Wood and Toyomi Igus’s i see rhythm
  148. 148. Elizabeth Partridge’s Marching for Freedom:Walk Together, Children, and Don’t You Grow Weary
  149. 149. Patricia and Frederick McKissack and James Ransome’sLet My People Go: Bible Stories Told by a Freeman of Color to His Daughter, Charlotte, in Charleston, South Carolina, 1806-1816
  150. 150. Michael L. Cooper’sHell Fighters: African American Soldiers in World War I
  151. 151. Michael L. Cooper’sThe Double V Campaign: African Americans and World War II
  152. 152. Patricia McKissack and Fredrick McKissack’sBlack Diamond: The Story of the Negro Baseball Leagues
  153. 153. Casey King, Linda Barrett Osborne and Joe Brooks’sOh, Freedom! Kids Talk About the Civil Rights Movement with the People Who Made It Happen
  154. 154. Jacqueline Harris’sThe Tuskegee Airmen: Black Heroes of World War II
  155. 155. Kadir Nelson’s Heart and Soul:The Story of America and African Americans
  156. 156. Ellen Levine’s Freedom’s Children:Young Civil Rights Activists Tell Their Own Stories
  157. 157. John Middleton’sAfrica: An Encyclopedia for Students
  158. 158. Ifeoma Onyefulu’sIkenna Goes to Nigeria
  159. 159. Gilbert Ahiagble, Louise Meyer, and Nestor Hernandez’s The Master Weaver from Ghana
  160. 160. Walter Dean Myers’sNow Is Your Time! The African-American Struggle for Freedom
  161. 161. Robert Mayer’s When the Children Marched:The Birmingham Civil Rights Movement
  162. 162. James Haskins’sThe March on Washington
  163. 163. Ann Bausum’sFreedom Riders: John Lewis and Jim Zwerg on the Front Lines of the Civil Rights Movement
  164. 164. Chris Crowe’s Getting Away with Murder:The True Story of the Emmett Till Case
  165. 165. Kadir Nelson’sWe Are the Ship: The Story of the Negro League Baseball
  166. 166. Tonya Bolden and Ansel Pitcairn’sPortraits of African-American Heroes
  167. 167. Tonya Bolden’s Strong Men Keep Coming:The Book of African American Men
  168. 168. Screenplay/ Drama
  169. 169. Caleen Sinette Jennings’s Free Like Br’er Rabbit
  170. 170. Walter Dean Myers and Christopher Myers’s Monster
  171. 171. Middle Grades Novels ContemporaryRealistic Fiction
  172. 172. Frances Temple’sGrab Hands and Run
  173. 173. Frances Temple’sA Taste of Salt: A Story of Modern Haiti
  174. 174. Jacqueline Woodson’s Peace, Locomotion
  175. 175. Monalisa DeGross and Amy June Bates’s Donavans Double Trouble
  176. 176. Panise Hart Flood’sIt’s Test Day, Tiger Turcotte
  177. 177. Panise Hart Flood’sTiger Turcotte Takes on the Know-it-All
  178. 178. Sharon Draper’sZiggy and the Black Dinosaurs: The Buried Bones Mystery
  179. 179. Sharon Draper’sZiggy and the Black Dinosaurs: The Buried Bones Mystery
  180. 180. Sharon Draper’sZiggy and the Black Dinosaurs: Lost in the Tunnel of Time
  181. 181. Angela Johnson’sManiac Monkeys on Magnolia Street
  182. 182. Angela Johnson’sManiac Monkeys on Magnolia Street
  183. 183. Angela Johnson’sWhen Mules Flew on Magnolia Street
  184. 184. Patricia and Frederick McKissack’s Miami Gets It Straight
  185. 185. Patricia and Frederick McKissack’s Miami Makes the Play
  186. 186. Patricia and Frederick McKissack’s Miami Sees it Through
  187. 187. Charisse K. Richardson’s The Real Slam Dunk
  188. 188. Deborah Ellis’s Jakeman
  189. 189. NovelsHistorical Fiction
  190. 190. Virginia Hamilton’sThe House of Dies Drear
  191. 191. Kekla Magoon’sThe Rock and the River
  192. 192. Joyce Hansen’sWhich Way Freedom?
  193. 193. Joyce Hansen’sOut from This Place
  194. 194. Mildred D. Taylor’sThe Well: David’s Story
  195. 195. Mildred Taylor’sRoll of Thunder, Hear My Cry
  196. 196. Christopher Paul Curtis’sThe Watsons Go to Birmingham–1963
  197. 197. Christopher Paul Curtis’s Bud, Not Buddy
  198. 198. Walter Dean Myers’s Fallen Angels
  199. 199. Meja Mwangi’sThe Mzungu Boy
  200. 200. Sheila P. Moses’sThe Legend of Buddy Bush
  201. 201. Christopher Paul Curtis’s Elijah of Buxton
  202. 202. Candy Dawson Boyd’s Chevrolet Saturdays
  203. 203. Chapter BooksBiographies andAutobiographies
  204. 204. Sharon Robinson’s Jackie’s Nine
  205. 205. Sampson Davis, George Jenkins, and Rameck Hunt’sWe Beat the Street: How a Friendship Pact Led to Success
  206. 206. Savion Glover and Bruce Weber’s Savion: My Life in Tap
  207. 207. Tonya Bolden’sW. E. B. DuBois: A Twentieth-Century Life
  208. 208. Chris Crowe’sThurgood Marshall: A Twentieth-Century Life
  209. 209. Myra Ribeiro’sThe Assassination of Medgar Evers
  210. 210. Jan Greenberg and Romare Bearden’s Paul Robeson
  211. 211. Baba Wagué Diakité’sA Gift from Childhood: Memories of an African Childhood
  212. 212. Mawi Asgedom’s Of Beetles and Angels:A True Story of the American Dream
  213. 213. Tonya Bolden and Bob Adelman’s M.L.K.: Journey of a King
  214. 214. Larry Dane Brimmer’sWe Are One: The Story of Bayard Rustin
  215. 215. Leon Tillage and Susan L. Roth’s Leon’s Story
  216. 216. Ann Parr and Kathryn Breidenthal’s Gordon Parks: No Excuses
  217. 217. Manfred Weidhorn’s Jackie Robinson
  218. 218. Walter Dean Myers’s Bad Boy: A Memoir
  219. 219. Alice Walker and Catherine Deeter’s Langston Hughes: American Poet
  220. 220. Bonnie Hinman’s Benjamin Banneker:American Mathematician and Astronomer
  221. 221. Virginia Hamilton’s Anthony Burns:The Defeat and Triumph of a Fugitive Slave
  222. 222. Alex Simmons’s Ben Carson
  223. 223. Folklore
  224. 224. Julius Lester and Jerry Pinkney’sThe Tales of Uncle Remus: The Adventures of Brer Rabbit
  225. 225. Baba Wagué Diakité’sThe Hatseller and the Monkeys: A West African Folktale
  226. 226. Jerry Pinkney’s Aesop’s Fables
  227. 227. Eboni Bynum, Roland Jackson and Baba Wagué Diakité’s Jamari’s Drum
  228. 228. Won-Ldy Paye and Margaret H. Lippertt’s Head, Body, Legs: A Story from Liberia
  229. 229. Isaac O. Olaleye and Ann Grifalconi’sIn the Rainfield: Who Is the Greatest?
  230. 230. Tololwa Mollel and Linda Saport’s Subira, Subira
  231. 231. Baba Wagué Diakité’sMee-An and the Magic Serpent
  232. 232. Concept &Board Books
  233. 233. Denize Lauture and Reynold Ruffins’s Running the Road to ABC
  234. 234. Randy DuBurke’s Little Mister
  235. 235. Dakari Hru’sTickle Tickle
  236. 236. Angela Johnson’sJoshua by the Sea
  237. 237. Angela Johnson’sJoshua’s Night Whispers
  238. 238. Spike Lee, Tonya Lewis Lee and Kadir Nelson’s Please, Baby, Please
  239. 239. Sandra and Myles Pinkney’s Shades of Black
  240. 240. Novels in Verse
  241. 241. Julius Lester’sDays of Tears: A Novel in Dialogue
  242. 242. Marilyn Nelson’sCarver: A Life in Poems
  243. 243. Hope Anita Smith and Shane W. Evans’s The Way a Door Closes
  244. 244. Jacqueline Woodson’s Locomotion
  245. 245. Young Adult Literature Classic andContemporary
  246. 246. Jacqueline Woodson’s Miracle’s Boys
  247. 247. Derrick Barne’sWe Could Be Brothers
  248. 248. B. A. Binns’s Pull
  249. 249. Jacqueline Woodson’sFrom the Notebooks of the Melanin Sun
  250. 250. Claude Brown’sManchild in the Promised Land
  251. 251. August Wilson’sJoe Turner’s Come and Gone
  252. 252. Walter Dean Myers’s The Beast
  253. 253. Chinua Achebe’sThings Fall Apart
  254. 254. Chinua Achebe’s Arrow of God
  255. 255. James Baldwin’sGo Tell It on the Mountain
  256. 256. James Baldwin’sThe Fire Next Time
  257. 257. Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man
  258. 258. August Wilson’s Fences
  259. 259. Paul Volponi’sBlack and White
  260. 260. Walter Dean Myers’s Lockdown
  261. 261. Walter Dean Myers and Christopher Myers’s Autobiography of My Dead Brother
  262. 262. Julian Houston’s New Boy
  263. 263. Nikki Grimes’sBronx Masquerade
  264. 264. Jacqueline Woodson’s Behind You
  265. 265. Richard Wright’s Native Son
  266. 266. Richard Wright’s Rite of Passage
  267. 267. Walter Mosley’s 47
  268. 268. Young Adult LiteratureClassic and Contemporary Informational Texts, Autobiographies and Biographies
  269. 269. David Walker’sDavid Walker’s Appeal to the Coloured Citizens of the World
  270. 270. W. E. B. DuBois’sThe Souls of Black Folk
  271. 271. Frederick Douglass’sNarrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave
  272. 272. Booker T. Washington’s Up from Slavery
  273. 273. Richard Wright’s Black Boy
  274. 274. James Baldwin’s My Dungeon Shook:Letter to My Nephew on the One Hundredth Anniversary of Emancipation
  275. 275. Ben Carson’s Thing Big
  276. 276. Ben Carson’s The Big Picture:Getting Perspective on What’s Really Important in Life
  277. 277. Mark Mathabane’sKaffir Boy in America: An Encounter with Apartheid
  278. 278. Farrah Gray’s Reallionaire:Nine Steps to Becoming Rich from the Inside Out
  279. 279. Walter Dean Myers’sThe Greatest: Muhammad Ali
  280. 280. Alex Haley and Malcolm X’sThe Autobiography of Malcolm X
  281. 281. Miles Corwin’s And Still We Rise:The Trials and Triumphs of Twelve Gifted Inner-City Students
  282. 282. Alex Kotlowitz’sThere Are No Children Here
  283. 283. Carter G. Woodson’sThe Mis-education of the Negro
  284. 284. Walter Mosley’s Workin’ on the Chain Gang:Shaking Off the Dead Hand of History
  285. 285. Anthony C. Davis and Jeffrey W. Jackson’s Yo, Little Brother:Basic Rules of Survival for Young African American Males
  286. 286. James Goodman’sStories of Scottsboro
  287. 287. LeAlan Jones, Llyod Newman and David Isay’s Our America: Life and Death on the South Side of Chicago
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  321. 321. Thanks to Karin Mansberg, Sandra Hughes-Hasselland Nancy Heilbronner for artistic and technicalhelp.Thanks, also, to those who made suggestions: Damien Holst Sandra Hughes-Hassell Ernest Morrell (through his writings) Mary Ann Reilly Merle Rumble Alfred Tatum (through his writings)
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  323. 323. Dedicated toLaconia Therrio—storyteller, chaplain, therapist, friend,and recipient of the2012Barbara ReedAwardfor distinguished and outstandingservice to the Connecticut StorytellingCenter