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Before John Was a Jazz Giant: A Song of John Coltrane

Before John Was a Jazz Giant: A Song of John Coltrane

by Carole Boston Weatherford
Illustrated by Sean Qualls

Publisher: Henry Holt, 2008
Pages: 28
ISBN: 9780805079944

CCBC Age Recommendation: Ages 5-8

CCBC Location: Non-Fiction, 920 Coltrane

Bird in a Box

Bird in a Box

by Andrea Davis Pinkney
Illustrated by Sean Qualls

Publisher: Little, Brown, 2011
Pages: 278
ISBN: 9780316074032

CCBC Age Recommendation: Ages 8-12

CCBC Location: Fiction, Pinkney

Emmanuel’s Dream: The True Story of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah

Emmanuel’s Dream: The True Story of Emmanuel Ofosu Yeboah

by Laurie Ann Thompson
Illustrated by Sean Qualls

Publisher: Schwartz & Wade, 2015
Pages: 32
ISBN: 9780449817445

CCBC Age Recommendation: Ages 6-9

CCBC Location: Non-Fiction, 920 Yeboah

Lullaby (For a Black Mother)

Lullaby (For a Black Mother)

by Langston Hughes
Illustrated by Sean Qualls

Publisher: Harcourt , 2013
Pages: 24
ISBN: 9780547362656

CCBC Age Recommendation: Ages birth-5

CCBC Location: Non-Fiction, 811 Hughes

Phillis's Big Test

Phillis's Big Test

by Catherine Clinton
Illustrated by Sean Qualls

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin , 2008
Pages: 32
ISBN: 9780618737390

CCBC Age Recommendation: Ages 6-10

CCBC Location: Non-Fiction, 920 Wheatley

The Poet Slave of Cuba: A Biography of Juan Francisco Manzano

The Poet Slave of Cuba: A Biography of Juan Francisco Manzano

by Margarita Engle
Illustrated by Sean Qualls

Publish Year: 2006 Pages: 183
ISBN: 0805077065

CCBC Age Recommendation: Age 12 and older

CCBC Location: Non-Fiction, 811 Engle

Skit-Scat Raggedy Cat: Ella Fitzgerald

Skit-Scat Raggedy Cat: Ella Fitzgerald

by Roxane Orgill
Illustrated by Sean Qualls

Publisher: Candlewick, 2010
Pages: 48
ISBN: 9780736317332

CCBC Age Recommendation: Ages 6-10

CCBC Location: Non-Fiction, 920 Fitzgerald

Two Friends: Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass

Two Friends: Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass

by Dean Robbins
Illustrated by Sean Qualls, Selina Alko

Publisher: Orchard, 2016
Pages: 32
ISBN: 9780545399968

CCBC Age Recommendation: Ages 5-8

CCBC Location: Picture Book, Robbins

Who Will I Be, Lord?

Who Will I Be, Lord?

by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson
Illustrated by Sean Qualls

Publisher: Random House, 2009
Pages: 32
ISBN: 9780375843426

CCBC Age Recommendation: Ages 5-8

CCBC Location: Picture Book, Nelson

Why Am I Me?

Why Am I Me?

by Paige Britt
Illustrated by Sean Qualls, Selina Alko

Publisher: Scholastic, 2017
Pages: 32
ISBN: 9781338053142

CCBC Age Recommendation: Ages 5-8

CCBC Location: Picture Book, Britt