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Contains the keyword African Americans--Biography

Pinkney AD, ill Pinkney, Jerry. Hand in hand : ten Black men who changed America. Vol 1st. New York: Disney/Jump at the Sun; 2012. Abstract

Awards: Coretta Scott King Author Award, 2013.; Ages 11-18; Biography

Fradin JB, Fradin DB. Stolen into slavery : the true story of Solomon Northup. Washington, D.C.: National Geographic Society; 2012. Abstract

Lexile measure 1060; Ages 11-17

Tarrant-Reid L. Discovering Black America : from the age of exploration to the twenty-first century. New York: Abrams Books for Young Readers; 2012. Abstract

Lexile measure 1370; Ages 10 and up

Brimner LD. Black & white : the confrontation between Reverend Fred L. Shuttlesworth and Eugene "Bull" Connor. Vol 1st. Honesdale, Pa.: Calkins Creek; 2011. Abstract

Awards: Sibert Honor Book; Ages 11 and up

Pinkney AD, Pinkney BJ. Sojourner Truth's step-stomp stride. Vol 1st. New York: Disney/Jump at the Sun Books; 2009.

ages 5-9

Nelson SR, Aronson M. Ain't nothing but a man : my quest to find the real John Henry. Washington, D.C.: National Geographic; 2008. Abstract

Lexile measure 1030; Ages 10-14; Book level 6.6

Michelson R, Colón R. As good as anybody : Martin Luther King Jr. and Abraham Joshua Heschel's amazing march toward freedom. Vol 1st. New York: A.A. Knopf; 2008. Abstract

Sydney Taylor Book Awards 2009; Notable Children's Trade Book/Social Studies 2009; ages 7-11; book level 4.1

Barasch L. Knockin' on wood. Vol 1st. New York: Lee & Low Books; 2004. Abstract

Lexile measure 880; Ages 5-10; Grade level 4.7; Biography

Ryan PM, ill Selznick, Brian. When Marian Sang : the true recital of Marian Anderson : the voice of a century. Vol 1st. New York: Scholastic Press; 2002. Abstract

Lexile measure 780; ages 7-10; book level 5.2; biography