Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Kids Booklist
What a Wonderful World

Thanks to changing times and eloquent authors, the contributions and experiences of African-Americans throughout history are more accessible than ever before. Whether told as a story or reported in a factual style, the books below offer a glimpse into the lives of many strong, brave, committed individuals and encourage us all to work together to make it a wonderful world indeed.

Zora and Me

The Other Half of my Heart

The People Could Fly: The Picture Book

I See the Rhythm of Gospel

The Little Piano Girl

A Sweet Smell of Roses

The Home-Run King

Never Forgotten

The Cruisers

Heart and Soul: The Story of America and African Americans

D is for Drinking Gourd: An African American Alphabet

My Uncle Martin's Big Heart

The Other Side

Bad News for Outlaws: The Remarkable Life of Bass Reeves, Deputy U.S. Marshal