G. R. Little Library celebrates Black History Month

Cheryl Sutton
February 08, 2006 How sharp are you when it comes to knowing your African American facts? Celebrate black history month this month and throughout the year at your university library. Choose from fiction, biographies, nonfiction books and reference materials that focus on African American history and famous black Americans. G. R. Little Library Club has compiled a list of recommended readings for Black History Month. We hope you enjoy! Adult readings To redeem the Soul of America by Adam Fairclough
Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison
The Concept of Self by Richard L. Allen
Tell them we are rising by Ruth Wright Hayre
Uncle Toms Children by Richard Wright
Native Son by Richard Wright
Three Pieces by Ntozake Shange
Bus Ride to Justice by Fred Gray
The Bluest Eyes by Toni Morrison
Crying in the Wilderness by Desmond
Tutu The Souls of Black Folk by W. E. B. DuBois
The Wife of His Youth by Charles W. Chestnut
Women, Culture, and Politics by Angela Davis
Soul on Fire by Cleaver, Eldridge
On the Jericho Road by Rev. Dr. J. Alfred Smith, Sr.
The bondwomans narrative by Henry Louis Gates and Hannah Crafts
Malcolm X as Cultural Hero & Other Afrocentric Essays by Molefi Kete Asante
Looking Beyond Race by Otis Milton Smith and Mary M. Stolberg
The Black Experience in the 20th Century by Peter Abrahams
Dangerous Freedom by Philip Page
Black History & Achievement in America by Karlton Stuart
Tryin to Sleep in the Bed You Made by Virginia DeBerry and Donna Grant Let the Trumpet Sound by Stephen B. Oates
The Color of Water by James McBride
Parting the Waters: America in the King Years 1954-63 by Taylor Branch
Oh Pray My Wings Are Gonna Fit Me Well by Maya Angelou
All Gods Children Need Traveling Shoes by Maya Angelou
Second Sunday by Michel Andrea Bowen Childrens Literature Great Women in the Struggle by Toyomi Igus
The Magic Moonberry Jump Ropes by Dakari Hru
Frederick Douglass: The Last Day of Slavery by William Miller
Saturday at the New You by Barbara E. Barber
Aunt Flossies Hats (and Crab Cakes Later) by Elizabeth Fitzgerald Howard
Dinner at Aunt Connies House by Faith Ringgold
Langston Hughes by Milton Meltzer
Magic Johnson by Steven Frank
Jackie Robinson by Richard Scott
Dear Benjamin Banneker by Andrea Davis Pinkney
The Singing Man by Angela Shelf Medearis (Coretta Scott King Award Winner)
The Story of Ruby Bridges by Robert Coles