African American Collection (17 books)

African American Collection (17 books)

Product details

  • Author: Various
  • Year: 2010
  • Page count: 2376
  • Reading level: 6-12
  • Lexile Level: 660L-1060L
  • Availability: In stock


Want students to read more? So do we. That's why we created the Townsend Library—a collection of more than 100 high-interest paperbacks that engage and entice readers.

As a convenience to educators, we've bundled related Townsend Library books into collections that allow you to easily extend your classroom offerings or deepen your coverage of a specific genre or topic.


Books in this nonfiction collection will have particular appeal to readers interested in the African American experience and/or African American history.

More information

The African American Stories Collection includes one copy of each of the books listed below (17 books total).  To learn more about a particular book, click its title.

A Dream Fulfilled: The Story of Barack Obama by Tanya Savory 

Brother to Brother by Beth Johnson

Foster Care Odyssey: A Black Girl's Story by Theresa Cameron

Harriet Tubman: Freedom Leader by Tanya Savory

Ida B. Wells: A Woman of Courage by Ruth A. Rouff

Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl by Harriet Jacobs

Jackie Robinson: An American Hero by Anne Schraff

Learning to Live: A Black Woman's Journey Beyond Foster Care by Theresa Cameron

Martin Luther King, Jr.: Warrior For Peace by Tanya Savory

Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass by Frederick Douglass

Rod Sutton: My Story by Rod Sutton

Rosa Parks and the Bus to Freedom by Beth Johnson

Sister to Sister: Black Women Speak to Young Black Women by Beth Johnson

Up From Slavery: An Autobiography by Booker T. Washington

William Still and the Underground Railroad by Kathleen Stevens

Muhammad Ali: The Greatest by Tanya Savory

Michelle Obama: First Lady by Tanya Savory