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1,366 works / 477 ebooks Search for books with subject African American authors.

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  • Black boy by Wright, Richard
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    The Color Purple by Alice Walker
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    I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou
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    Poems by Paul Laurence Dunbar
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    Dust tracks on a road by Zora Neale Hurston
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    Nova by Samuel R. Delany
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    Bad Boy by Walter Dean Myers
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    God's trombones by James Weldon Johnson
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    The Book of American Negro Poetry by James Weldon Johnson
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    Along this way by James Weldon Johnson
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    Singin' and swingin' and gettin' merry like Christmas by Maya Angelou
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    The heart of a woman by Maya Angelou
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Prolific Authors

who have written the most books on this subject
Langston Hughes, 14 books
Maya Angelou, 14 books
Nikki Giovanni, 11 books
Paul Laurence Dunbar, 7 books
Henry Louis Gates, 7 books
Alice Walker, 7 books
James Weldon Johnson, 7 books
Houston A. Baker, 7 books
Arnold Adoff, 6 books
William D. Watley, 6 books
John Edgar Wideman, 5 books
Donna Rand, 5 books
Arna Wendell Bontemps, 5 books
Alma Murray, 5 books
Bernard W. Bell, 4 books
Addison Gayle, 4 books
Wagner, Jean, 4 books
John Alfred Williams, 4 books
Clarence Major, 4 books
bell hooks, 4 books
Wright, Richard, 4 books
Trudier Harris-Lopez, 4 books
R. Baxter Miller, 3 books
Miller, Ruth, 3 books
Walker, Margaret, 3 books

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