(This bibliography serves for teachers and students alike.)
I Know Why The Caged Birds Sings
. New York: Random House Inc., 1969.
The life and times of a young girl and her brother growing up in Stamps, Arkansas with a strong loving grandmother.
Edited by Bell, Parker, and Guy-Sheftall.
New York: Anchor Press/Doubleday, 1979.
This book discusses the works of individual writers . . . Zora Neale Hurston, Alice Walker as well as essays of other Black women in literature.
Braxton, Joanne M.
Black Women Writing Autobiographies
. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 1989.
Essays on Black women’s autobiographies which emphasizes the African-American women’s experiences.
Maggie’s American Dream
. New York: NAL Penquin Inc. 1988.
A delightful book written by a Yale Child Study Psychiatrist about his childhood, his family and especially his mother, Maggie. It also tells of his college years to the present time, and his work in the public schools in a specific town.
Words in the
Morning: Poems by Robert
New York: October House Inc., 1970.
Various poems which tell of the African-American experiences.
Edited by John F. Kain.
Race and Poverty
. New Jersey: Prentice Hall, 1969.
These article reveal the economic effects of racial discrimination in housing, education, and the labor market. It also examines the attitudes of African-Americans and whites toward civil rights and integration.
Weinstein, Gerald and Mario Fantani.
. New York: Prager Publishers, 1970.
This book unlocks the secret of motivating the child to involve him or herself in the learning process whatever his or her age, socio-economic level, or cultural background.