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African American History Resources
Juvenile Literature

Altman, Linda J. Barbara Jordan: Keeping Faith. (St. Paul, MN: EMC Corp., 1978)

Anderson, Ken. You Can't Do That, Dan Moody!: The Klan Fighting Governor of Texas . (Austin: Eakin Press, 1998).

Arrington, Carolyn. Estevanico, Black Explorer in Spanish Texas . (Austin: Eakin Press, 1986).

Belanus, Betty J. Juneteenth '91, "Freedom Revisited." (Washington [D. C.]: Anacostia Museum of African American History and Culture, 1991).

Bennett, Michelle, and Barbara Bennett. Twenty-two Texas Women: Strong, Tough, and Independent. (Austin: Eakin Press, 1996). Includes: Bessie Coleman / Barbara Jacket / Barbara Jordan / Sarah Williams.

Burchard, Sue H. Earl Campbell. (New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1980).

____________. "Mean" Joe Greene. (New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1976).

Burt, Olive W. Negroes in the Early West. (New York: Messner, 1969).

Cowboys and Other Heroes. (Chicago: Society for Visual Education, Inc., 1988). [Filmstrip and audiocassette]

Crawford, Ann Fears. Barbara Jordan: Breaking the Barriers. (Houston: Halcyon Press, Ltd., 2003).

DeAngelis, Gina. The Black Cowboys. (Philadelphia: Chelsea House Pubs., 1998).

Durham, Phillip, and Everett L. Jones. The Adventures of the Negro Cowboys. (New York: Dodd, Mead, 1966).

Fisher, Lillian M. Brave Bessie: Flying Free. (Dallas: Hendrick-Long Publishing Co., 1995).

Folsom, Franklin. Black Cowboy: The Life and Legend of George McJunkin. Rev. ed. (Niwot, CO: R. Rinehart Pubs., 1992).

Hancock, Sibyl. Bill Pickett: First Black Rodeo Star. (New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1977).

Harris, Joel Chandler. Told by Uncle Remus: New Stories of the Old Plantation. (New York: McClure, Phillips, 1905).

__________. Uncle Remus, His Songs and His Sayings. New and rev. ed. (New York: D. Appleton and Co., 1901).

Johnson, Linda C. Barbara Jordan, Congresswoman. (New York: Blackbirch Press/Rosen Pub. Group, 1990).

Katz, William Loren. Black Indians: A Hidden Heritage. (New York: Atheneum, 1986).

Leeper, Angela. Juneteenth: A Day to Celebrate Freedom from Slavery. (Berkeley Heights, NJ : Enslow, 2003).

Martinello, Marian L. A Personal History: The Afro-American Texans: Stories for Young Readers. (San Antonio: University of Texas, Institute of Texan Cultures, 1982).

May, Julian. Ernie Banks, Home Run Slugger. (Mankato, MN: Crestwood House, 1973).

Mays, Osceola. Osceola: Memories of a Sharecropper's Daughter. Coll. and ed. by Alan Govenar. (New York: Hyperion Books for Children, 2000).

Medearis, Angela Shelf. Picking Peas for a Penny. Drawings by Charles Shaw. (Austin: State House Press, 1990).

Mitchell, Barbara. Raggin': A Story About Scott Joplin. Illus. Hetty Mitchell. (Minneapolis: Carol Rhoda Books, 1987).

O' Brien, Essie F. The First Bulldogger. (San Antonio: Naylor Publishing Co., 1961).

Pemberton, Caroline H. Stephen the Black. (Freeport, NY: Books for Libraries Press, 1972).

Pinkney, Andrea D. Bill Pickett, Rodeo Ridin' Cowboy. Illus. Brian Pinkney. (San Diego: Harcourt Brace & Co., 1996).

Roberts, Bruce. A Week in Roberts' World: The South. Photogr. Bruce Roberts. Text by Nancy Roberts. (New York: Crowell-Collier Press, 1969).

Roberts, Maurice. Barbara Jordan, The Great Lady from Texas. (Chicago: Children's Press, 1984).

Schlissel, Lillian. Black Frontiers: A History of African American Heroes in the Old West. (New York: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 1995).

Seale, Jan. The Slave Girl Who Helped Start Texas: Kian Long. (McAllen, TX: Knowing Press, 1986).

__________. The Texan Who Said No to Failure: William Goyens. (McAllen, TX: Knowing Press, 1986).

Simond, Ada D. The Let's Pretend Series:
     Mae Dee and Her Family Go to Town. (Austin: Stevenson Press, 1977).
     Mae Dee and Her Family on a Weekend in May. (Austin: Stevenson Press, 1977)
     Mae Dee and Her Family Join the Juneteenth Celebration. (Austin: Stevenson Press, 1978).
     Mae Dee and Her Family in the Merry Merry Season. (Austin: Stevenson Press, 1978).
     Mae Dee and Her Family in the First Wedding of the Year. (Austin: Stevenson Press, 1979).

Sims, Mary J. Carlo. (Austin: El Organo Press, 1942).

__________. Muke-Ear Bunny. (Austin: El Organo Press, 1942).

Smith, John David. Black Voices from Reconstruction, 1865–1877. (Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, 1997).

Weatherford, Carole B. Juneteenth Jamboree. Illus. Yvonne Buchanan. (New York: Lee & Low Books, 1995).

Winegarten, Ruthe, and Sharon Kahn. Brave Black Women: From Slavery to the Space Shuttle. (Austin: University of Texas Press, 1997).

Wingate, Rosalee Martin. I Like Myself. Photographs by Steve Martin. (Austin: National Educational Laboratory Publishers, 1977).