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Afro-Bets Book of Black Heroes from A-Z: An Introduction to Important Black Achievers for Young Readers

Afro-Bets Book of Black Heroes from A-Z: An Introduction to Important Black Achievers for Young Readers

by Wade Hudson, Valerie Wilson Wesley

Publisher: Just Us Books, 1988
Pages: 54
ISBN: 0940975025

CCBC Age Recommendation: Ages 5-11

CCBC Location: Non-Fiction, 920

Afro-Bets First Book about Africa

Afro-Bets First Book about Africa

by Veronica Freeman Ellis
Illustrated by George Ford

Publisher: Just Us Books, 1990
Pages: 32
ISBN: 0940975122

CCBC Age Recommendation: Ages 6-11

CCBC Location: Non-Fiction, 960 Ellis

Anna Hibiscus

Anna Hibiscus

by Atinuke
Illustrated by Lauren Tobia

Publisher: Kane Miller, 2010
Pages: 112
ISBN: 9781935279730

CCBC Age Recommendation: Ages 4-8

CCBC Location: Fiction, Atinuke

Anna Hibiscus' Song

Anna Hibiscus' Song

by Atinuke
Illustrated by Lauren Tobia

Publisher: Kane Miller, 2011
Pages: 32
ISBN: 9781610670401

CCBC Age Recommendation: Ages 3-6

CCBC Location: Picture Book, Atinuke

Ashley Bryan's African Tales, Uh-Huh

Ashley Bryan's African Tales, Uh-Huh

by Ashley Bryan
Illustrated by Ashley Bryan

Publisher: Atheneum, 1998
Pages: 198
ISBN: 0689820763

CCBC Age Recommendation: Ages 9-12

CCBC Location: Non-Fiction, 398 Bryan

Black Child

Black Child

by Joyce Carol Thomas
Illustrated by Tom Feelings

Publisher: Zamani Productions, 1981
Pages: 34
ISBN: 9995273543

CCBC Age Recommendation: Age 9 and older

CCBC Location: Non-Fiction, 810 Thomas

Brave Music of a Distant Drum

Brave Music of a Distant Drum

by Manu Herbstein

Publisher: Red Deer, 2012
Pages: 175
ISBN: 9780889954700

CCBC Age Recommendation: Age 16 and older

CCBC Location: Fiction, Herbstein

Children of Blood and Bone (Legacy of Orisha, #1)

Children of Blood and Bone (Legacy of Orisha, #1)

by Tomi Adeyemi

Publisher: Henry Holt, 2018
Pages: 531
ISBN: 9781250170972

CCBC Age Recommendation: Age 11 and older

CCBC Location: Fiction, Adeyemi

Chirchir Is Singing

Chirchir Is Singing

by Kelly Cunnane
Illustrated by Jude Daly

Publisher: Schwartz & Wade, 2011
Pages: 32
ISBN: 9780375861987

CCBC Age Recommendation: Ages 3-7

CCBC Location: Picture Book, Cunnane

Drum Dream Girl: How One Girl’s Courage Changed Music

Drum Dream Girl: How One Girl’s Courage Changed Music

by Margarita Engle
Illustrated by Rafael Lopez

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2015
Pages: 40
ISBN: 9780544102293

CCBC Age Recommendation: Ages 4-8

CCBC Location: Non-Fiction, 811 Engle