Adoff, Arnold, Editor.
Brothers and Sisters
. New York MacMillan, 1970.
This collection of twenty short stories by black American writers that begins with writing of Langston Hughes and Richard Wright includes works of more contemporary writers such as John A. Williams and Niki Giovanni.
Cavan, Ruth, S.
The American Family
. New York: Crowell, 1969.
This book explores all aspects of the family as the basic unit of society, the functions of the family and the forces that change a family.
Chapman, Abraham. Editor.
. New York: The New American Library, Inc. 1968.
This is a good collection of Negro literature with biographical information.
David, Jay, Editor.
. New York: Morrow, 1971.
Twenty black Americans recall their childhood experiences in this anthology. Excerpts such as
The Black Boy
by Richard Wright and
My Life in the South
by Jacob Stroyer relate details of growing up as a slave in the South.
Da Silva, Benjamin.
The Afro-American in the United
. New York Globe, 1972. This is an account of the struggle for civil rights.
Modern Black Poets
. Englewood Cliffs: Prentice Hall, 1973.
This reference provides information on black poets and critical essay about the poetry.
Report From Black America
. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1970. The book tells how members of the black rank and file feel about the impact of the events of the Civil Rights movement of the 1960’s.
Langston Hughes: An Introduction to Poetry
. New York: Columbia University Press, 1976. This book provides a commentary of Hughes, poetry as well as a life chronology of the poet.
Sleeping on the Wing
. New York: Vintage Books, 1982.
This is a good reference source for teaching poetry writing.
Lies and Dream
. New York: Chelsa House, 1970.
This is another of Koch’s books that describes methods of teaching poetry.
What’s Happening to the American Family.
Baltimore: John Hopkins University Press, 1981.
This book explores changes and resulting problems that impact the family today.
Smead F Howard.
. New York: Chelsea House Publishers, 1989.
A good reference on the African-American history and culture for teachers and students.
. New York: Viking Press, 1967.
The book tells about the diverse cultures that emerged from Africa.
Winch, Robert F.
The Modern Family
. New York: Holt Rinehart and Winston, 1961.
This book provides analysis of the different role interactions within the family.