These books are available from the Wisconsin Talking Book and Braille Library catalog. African-American Authors of Books for Children and Young Adults Author Title, Audience, and Call Number Adoff, Arnold (Editor) Street music: city poems. For grades K DB Adoff, Arnold (Editor) All the colors of the race poems. For grades and older readers. DB Barber, Barbara E. Saturday . 25 Amazing Books by African-American Writers You Need to Read.
Check out these terrific titles for teens written by African-American authors! Includes winners of the Coretta Scott King Award. The Death of Jayson Porter by Jaime Adoff In the Florida projects, sixteen-year-old Jayson struggles with the harsh realities of his life which include an abusive mother, a drug-addicted father, and not fitting in at his predominately white school, and bring him to. Prolific Young Adult author Walter Dean Myers turns the spotlight on himself as he recounts coming of age in Harlem in the ss. This is a timeless story, both introspective and entertaining, about a boy's search for his racial identity and early beginnings as a writer. View it in Our Catalog.