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Burleigh, Robert.
Langston’s Train Ride.
Illustrated by Leonard Jenkins. New York: Scholastic, 2004.
Collier, Bryan.
Uptown.
New York: Henry Holt, 2000.
Duggleby, John.
Story Painter: The Life of Jacob Lawrence.
New York: Chronicle Books, 1998.
Gollub, Matthew.
The Jazz Fly. Illustrated by Karen Hanke.
Santa Rosa, CA.: Tortuga Press, 2000.
Harrington, Janice N.
Going North.
Illustrated by Jerome Lagarrigue. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2004.
Hughes, Langston.
The Block: Poems.
Collage by Romare Bearden. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Viking, 1995.
Igus, Toyomi.
I See the Rhythm.
Paintings by Michele Wood. San Francisco: Children’s Book Press, 1998.
Isadora, Rachel.
Ben’s Trumpet.
New York: Greenwillow, 1979.
Johnson, Angela.
I Dream of Trains.
Illustrated by Loren Long. New York: Simon and Schuster, 2003.
Lawrence, Jacob.
Harriet and the Promised Land.
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1996.
Lawrence, Jacob.
The Great Migration: An American Story.
New York: HarperCollins in association with Museum of Modern Art and The Phillips Collection, 1993.
Leach, Deba Foxley.
I See You, I See Myself: The Young Life of Jacob Lawrence.
Washington, D.C.: The Phillips Collection, 2001.
Medina, Tony.
Love to Langston.
Illustrated by R. Gregory Christie. New York: Lee and Low, 2002.
Myers, Dean Walter.
Harlem.
Illustrated by Christopher Myers. New York: Scholastic, 1997.
Myers, Dean Walter.
Jazz.
Illustrated by Christopher Myers. New York: Holiday House, 2006.
Perdomo, Willie.
Visiting Langston.
Illustrated by Bryan Collier. New York: Henry Holt, 2002.
Pinkney, Jerry.
Illustration: God Bless the Child.
Text by Billie Holiday and Arthur Herzog, Jr. New York: HarperCollins, 2004.
Ringgold, Faith.
Tar Beach.
New York: Crown, 1991.
Roberts, Brenda C.
Jazzy Miz Mozetta.
Illustrated by Frank Morrison. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2004.
Shange, Ntozake.
Ellington Was Not a Street.
Illustrated by Kadir Nelson. New York: Simon and Schuster, 2004.
Taylor, Debbie A.
Sweet Music in Harlem.
Illustrated by Frank Morrison. New York: Lee and Low, 2004.
Williams, Sherley Anne.
Working Cotton.
Illustrated by Carole Byard. New York: Scholastic, 1992.