African - American
History & Literature

Your History- From the Beginning of Time

To The Present

by J.A. Rogers

first published in 1940 -unique history which chronicles the accomplishments and tenacity of

Black men and women

Black Classic Press, 1983

cartoon illustrations - softcover, 99 pages    

good condition - back cover has crease

our price:  $12.95  plus media mail shipping

The Crusade Against Slavery 1830-1860

by Louis Filler

Harper Torchbooks, 1963

vintage softcover

318 pages - some writing and underlining

but acceptable reading copy

cover shows age discoloration

our price:   $5.95 plus media mail shipping

Circle Unbroken  - The Story of a Basket and Its People

Two Copies Available

by Margaret Theis Raven

hardcover - 44 pages

Farrar, Straus, and Giroux

NEW BOOK

our price:   $4.95 plus media mail shipping

Night Boat To Freedom

by Margot Theis Raven

hardcover - 32 pages

Farrar, Straus and Giroux Books, 2006

NEW BOOK

our price:   $8.95 plus media mail shipping

Runaway Jack

by Stewart Lees 

Barrons, 2004

28 pages

NEW BOOK

our price:   $7.95 plus media mail shipping

We Are The Ship - The Story of Negro League

Baseball

by  Kadir Nelson

Hyperion, 2008, first edition

hardcover - 88 pages

NEW BOOK

our price:   $15.95 plus media mail shipping

Barack Obama - Son of Promise, Child of Hope

by Nikki Grimes

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2008

hardcover, 44 pages

NEW BOOK

our price:   $3.95 plus media mail shipping

First Class Citizenship

The Civil Rights Letters of Jackie Robinson

edited by Michael G. Long

Henry Holt Company, 2007, first edition

hardcover - 359 pages

NEW BOOK

our price:   $4.95 plus media mail shipping

NEW DVD

“King”

starring Paul Winfield and Cicely Tyson

$4.95

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass - An American Slave - Second Edition

written by Himself with Related Documents

edited with an introduction by David W. Blight

Bedford/St. Martin’s, 2003

188 pages

interior pages crisp, clear, no markings

front cover has crease as shown in photo

our price:   $7.95 plus media mail shipping

Amos Fortune - Free Man

by Elizabeth Yates

Puffin Newbery Library, 1989

181 pages

very good condition

softcover

former owner’s name on first page

our price:   $2.50 plus media mail shipping

All Aunt Hagar’s Children

by Edward P. Jones

Harper Collins, First Edition stated, 2006

399 pages

very good condition

hardcover

our price:   $3.95 plus media mail shipping

African Americans Voices of Triumph - Creative Fire - A Tradition of African Art - Filmmaking- Music- Literature- Visual Arts

by the Editors of Time-Life Books, 1994

former library book - good condition

no markings or notes with the exception of

library markings

beautiful illustrations, valuable reference

895 pages   

our price:   $6.95 plus media mail shipping

He Had a Dream - Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Civil Rights Movement

by Flip Schulke

softcover, 160 pages

W.W. Norton & Company, 1995

First Edition stated

good condition - no notes or highlighting

pages are crisp, clear, and intact

160 pages    cover is slightly scuffed

our price:   $5.95 plus media mail shipping

To Be A Slave

by Julius Lester

Scholastic, 1968

former library book

vintage softcover, good condition, no marks or notes with exception of usual library markings

160 pages -

our price:   $3.95 plus media mail shipping

Seven Spools of Thread - A Kwanzaa Story

by Angela Shelf Medearis

Albert Whitman & Company, 2000

40 pages - beautiful illustrations

former library book - very good condition

hardcover

our price:   $3.95 plus media mail shipping

Our Kind of People - Inside America’s Upper Class

by Lawrence Otis Graham

first Harper Perennial Edition, 2000

422 pages

good condition

softcover

our price:   $4.50 plus media mail shipping

A Million Fish ... More or Less

by Patricia C. McKissack

Dragonfly Books, 1992

paperback - like new condition

32  pages

our price:   $3.95 plus media mail shipping

The Moon Over Star

by Diana Hutts Aston

Dial Books for Young Readers, 2008

hardcover - like new condition

32 pages

our price:   $3.75 plus media mail shipping

Superman Versus The Ku Klux Klan - The True Story of How The Iconic Superhero Battled The Men of Hate

by Rick Bowers

Scholastic, 2012

hardcover - like new condition

32  pages

our price:   $8.50 plus media mail shipping

Stolen Into Slavery - The True Story of Solomon Northup, Free Black Man

by Judith and Dennis Fradin

National Geographic, 2012

hardcover - NEW BOOK!!!

120 pages

$12.50 plus media mail shipping

Blood for Dignity - The Story of the First Integrated Combat Unit in the U.S. Army

by David P. Colley

hardcover - 224 pages

former library book with mylar covering over dustjacket

very good condition

no notes or underlining

St. Martin’s Press, 2003

our price:  $6.95 plus media mail shipping

Now is Your Time - The African-American

Struggle for Freedom

by Walter Dean Myers

Scholastic, 1992

First Scholastic Printing stated

hardcover -  292 pages

like new condition

our price:   $9.95  plus media mail shipping

Roots - 30th Anniversary Edition - DVD Set

Seven Discs that include the original David L. Wolper production and a 2007 Documentary “Crossing Over: How Roots Captured an Entire Nation” and a 2002 Documentary “Remembering Roots”

Warner Home Video, 573 Minutes

our price:   $12.95 plus media mail shipping

Black Jack - The Ballad of Jack Johnson

by Charles R. Smith, Jr.

illustrated by Shane W. Evans

Roaring Book Press, 2010

NEW BOOK!!!!

38 pages

our price:   $3.95 plus media mail shipping

Lifelines - Black Families in Chicago

Case Studies in Cultural Anthropology

Complimentary Professor Copy stamped on cover

by Joyce Aschenbrenner

Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, 1975

softcover, 146 pages

our price:  $6.95 plus media mail shipping

Mirandy and Brother Wind

by Patricia C. McKissack

illustrated by Jerry Pinkey

First Dragonfly Edition, 1996

Alfred A. Knopf

like new condition

32 pages

our price:   $4.95 plus media mail shipping

On the Street Where I Lived

(Case Studies in Cultural Anthropology)

by Melvin D. Williams

Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1981

vintage softcover, very good condition

150  pages -

our price:   $8.95 plus media mail shipping

Through It All - Reflections on My Life, My Family,

and My Faith

by Christine King Farris

Atria Books, 2009

hardcover,

excellent condition - 

interior pages - clean, unmarked, intact

remainder mark on bottom of book

257 pages   

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Bound for America - The Forced Migration of Africans to the New World

by James Haskins & Kathleen Benson

Paintings by Floyd Cooper

Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books, 1999

hardcover - like new condition

all pages crisp and clear and intact, no

markings or highlighting

dustjacket shows slight wear

48  pages

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Black Boy

by Richard Wright

Signet Book, 1964

vintage softcover - tanned pages

cover is worn as shown in photo

285  pages

$3.50 plus media mail shipping

Henry’s Freedom Box - A True Story From the Underground Railroad

by Ellen Levine and Kadir Nelson

Scholastic Press, 2007

First Edition stated

hardcover, 40 pages

exceptional illustrations

like new condition

$10.95 plus media mail shipping

Rosa

by Nikki Giovanni

illustrated by Bryan Collier

First Scholastic Printing, 2006

hardcover, 36 pages

exceptional illustrations

like new condition

$6.50 plus media mail shipping

Been in the Storm So Long

The Aftermath of Slavery

by Leon F. Litwack

First Vintage Books Edition, 1980

vintage softcover, 653 pages

pages are toned due to age

cover shows wear

some pages are underlined

$9.95 plus media mail shipping

Coming to America African Americans

by David Boyle

Barron’s, 2002

hardcover, 128 pages

like new condition

$12.95 plus media mail shipping

Worthy Brown’s Daughter

by Philip Margolin

Harper Collins, 2014

hardcover, 346 pages

an historical drama focuses on a story of slavery

and murder

New Book!

$6.95 plus media mail shipping

The Negro Leagues

40 Years of Black Professional Baseball in Words and Pictures

by David Craft

Crescent Books, 1993

hardcover - excellent condition

112 pages

$12.95  plus media mail shipping

Beyond the Fields

Slavery at Middleton Place

by Barbara Doyle, Mary Edna Sullivan,

Tracey Todd

Middleton Place Foundation, 2008

softcover, 80 pages

good condition

front cover shows light wear

$8.95 plus media mail shipping

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass - An American Slave - Second Edition

written by Himself with Related Documents

Anchor Books, Doubleday, 1989

vintage softcover, 125 pages

good condition

our price:   $5.95 plus media mail shipping

The Underground Railroad

An Interactive History Adventure

3 Story Paths - 37 Choices - 16 Endings

by Allison Lassieur

Capstone Press, 2008

softcover, 106 pages

excellent condition

our price:   $6.95 plus media mail shipping

Soldiers of Freedom

An Illustrated History of African Americans

in the Armed Forces

by Kai Wright

Black Dog & Levanthal Publishers, 2002

hardcover, 294 pages

very good condition

former library book

our price:   $11.95 plus media mail shipping

Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

written by herself

by Harriet A. Jacobs

edited by Jean Fagan Yellin

Harvard University Press, 1987

vintage softcover, 306 pages

good condition

our price:   $9.95 plus media mail shipping

Rosa Parks - My Story

by Rosa Parks with Jim Haskins

Puffin Books, 1992

softcover, 192  pages

very good condition

our price:   $4.50 plus media mail shipping

Rosa Parks - My Story

by Rosa Parks with Jim Haskins

Puffin Books, 1992

softcover, 192  pages

very good condition

our price:   $4.50 plus media mail shipping

Our Auntie Rosa - The Family of Rosa Parks Remembers Her Life and Lessons

by Sheila McCauley Keys with Eddie B. Allen, Jr.

Puffin Books, 1992

Jeremy P. Tarcher, 2015

softcover, 201  pages

very good condition

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The Souls of Black Folk

by W.E.B. Du Bois

Barnes & Noble Classics, 2003

softcover, 212 pages

good condition

our price:   $4.50 plus media mail shipping

Freedom Walkers - The Story of the

Montgomery Bus Boycott

by Russell Freedman

Holiday House, 2006

softcover, 114 pages

very good condition

our price:   $7.05 plus media mail shipping

 

Let Freedom Ring

Stanley Tretick’s Iconic Images of the March

on Washington

by Kitty Kelley

St. Martin’s Press, 2013

hardcover, 161 pages

good condition

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Extraordinary Black Americans

From Colonial to Contemporary Times

by Susan Altman

Children’s Press, 1989

hardcover, 240 pages

good condition

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Child Out of Place - A Story for New England

by Patricia Q. Wall

illustrations by Debby Ronnquist

Fall Rose Books, 2004

softcover,  109 pages

good condition

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