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The Secret Life of Bees Bibliography for Children

Picture Books
May’naise Sandwiches and Sunshine Tea by Sandra Belton
To Be a Drum by Evelyn Coleman
A Bus of Our Own by Freddi Willams Evans
Dear Willie Rudd by Libba Moore Gray
Sky Sash So Blue by Elizabeth Hathorn
All the Magic in the World by Wendy Hartman
Freedom School, Yes! by Amy Littlesugar
Goin’Someplace Special by Patricia McKissack
Our People by Angela Medearis
I Want to Be by Thylias Moss
The Hired Hand by Robert San Souci
Jumping the Broom by Courtni Crump Wright

Fiction
White Socks Only by Evelyn Coleman
Jericho Walls by Kristi Collier
Ola Shakes It Up by Joanne Hyppolite
Where You Belong by Mary Ann McGuigan
Freedom Songs by Yvette Moore
Beyond Mayfield by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson
Walking to the Bus Rider Blues by Harriet Robinet
Moriah’s Pond by Ethel Footman Smothers
Mississippi Bridge by Mildred D. Taylor
The Road to Memphis by Mildred D. Taylor
Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred D. Taylor
The Well by Mildred D. Taylor
Follow the Leader by Vicki Winslow
Learning by Heart by Ronder Thomas Young

Nonfiction
Africans in America by Ayanna Hart and Earl Spangler
And Not Afraid to Dare: the Stories of Ten African American Women
by Tonya Bolden
Celebrations of African Heritage by Warren Halliburton
Children of the Civil Rights Era by Catherine Welch
Children of Promise: African American Literature and Art for Young People
edited by Charles Sullivan
Come This Far to Freedom by Angela Shelf Medearis
A Drawing in the Sand: A Story of African American Art by Jerry Butler
Freedom Like Sunlight: Praisesongs for Black Americans by J. Patrick Lewis
How Sweet the Sound: African American Songs for Children
Selected by Wade and Cheryl Hudson
I, Too Sing America: Three Centuries of African American Poetry
selected by Catherine Clinton
In the Hollow of Your Hand: Slave Lullabies by Alice McGill
Just Listen to This Song I’m Singing: African American History Through Song
by Jerry Silverman
The National Civil Rights Museum Celebrates Everyday People
by Alice Faye Duncan
Pass It On: African American Poetry for Children selected by Wade Hudson
Rock of Ages: A Tribute to the Black Church by Tonya Bolden
Slave Spirituals and the Jubilee Singers by L. Michael Cooper
Songs of Protest and Civil Rights compiled by Jerry Silverman
Women of Hope: African American Women Who Made a Difference
by Joyce Hansen

CDs
All for Freedom: A Celebration of the Roots, History and Future of African-American Culture, Sweet Honey in the Rock and the Adam Elementary School Singers
I Can Hear It Now: The Sixties, Fred Friendly and Walter Cronkite
In Search of Freedom: Excepts from his Most Memorable Speeches, Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr.
Shout Praises! Kids Gospel, Integrity Gospel, Spectrum Children’s Ministry, Cornerstone Church, Toledo, Ohio

Videos
Amazing Grace with Bill Moyers, PBS Home Video
Oh Happy Day: A Gospel Music Explosion, Golden Door Productions