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Women Write - Suggested Readings

Women Write the Southwest
Suggested Readings

Exhibit Dates: Jan 4, 1998- June 30, 1998
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Classic Literature
Austin, Mary Hunter. The Land of Little Rain. Houghton, Mifflin and Co. 1903.
Cather, Willa. Death Comes for the Archbishop. Vintage Books, 1971.
Driscoll, Clara. In the Shadow of the Alamo. G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1906.
Ferber, Edna. Giant. Grosset & Dunlap, 1952.
Holley, Mary Austin. Texas. 1836.
Jackson, Helen Hunt. Ramona : a Story. Grosset & Dunlap, 1912.
Kirkland, Elithe Hamilton. Divine Average, Little, Brown, 1952.
Kirkland, Elithe Hamilton. Love is a Wild Assault. Doubleday, 1959.
Krey, Laura Smith. And Tell of Time. Houghton Mifflin Company, 1938.
Niggli, Josephina. Mexican Village. U of North Carolina, 1945.
Porter, Katherine Anne. The collected stories of Katherine Anne Porter. Harcourt Brace, 1969.
Porter, Katherine Anne. Flowering Judas and Other Stories. The Modern Library, 1958.
Porter, Katherine Anne. Pale horse, pale rider : three short novels . The Modern Library, 1939.
Porter, Katherine Anne. Ship of fools. Little, Brown, 1962.
Scarborough, Dorothy. The Wind. Harper & Brothers, 1925.
 
Literary Anthologies
Alter, Judy. Unbridled Spirits : Short Fiction About Women in the Old West. TCU, 1994.
Castillo-Speed, Lillian. Latina : Women's Voices From the Borderlands. Simon & Schuster, 1995.
Comer, Suzanne. Common Bonds : Stories by and About Modern Texas Women. SMU, 1990.
de Beer, Gabriella. Contemporary Mexican Women Writers. U of Texas, 1996.
Fernandez, Roberta. In Other Words : Literature by Latinas of the United States. Arte Público, 1994
Gannon, Caitlin L. and Myrna Zanetell. Southwestern Women: New Voices. Javelina, 1997.
Rebolledo, Tey. Infinite Divisions : an Anthology of Chicana Literature. U of Arizona, 1993.
Rebolledo, Tey Diana, et al. Las Mujeres Hablan. El Norte, 1988.
Roach, Joyce Gibson. This Place of Memory : a Texas Perspective : a Collection. U of North Texas, 1992.
Rodenberger, Lou. Her Work : Stories by Texas Women. Shearer Pub., 1982.
Vigil-Pinón, Evangelina. Woman of Her Word : Hispanic Women Write. Arte Público, 1987.
White, Janice L. Fiction & Poetry by Texas Women. Texas Center for Writers, 1975.
Wilder, Kathryn. Walking the Twilight : Women Writers of the Southwest. Northland Pub., 1994.
Wilder, Kathryn. Walking the Twilight II : Women Writers of the Southwest. Northland Pub., 1996.
 
Historical Fiction
Alter, Judy. A Ballad for Sallie. Doubleday, 1992.
Alter, Judy. Libbie. Bantam
Bonner, Cindy. Lily : a Novel. Algonquin , 1992.
Bonner, Cindy. Looking after Lily : a Novel. Algonquin , 1994.
Bonner, Cindy. The Passion of Dellie O'Barr : a Novel. Algonquin, 1996.
Crook, Elizabeth. Promised Lands : a Novel of the Texas Rebellion. Doubleday, 1994.
Crook, Elizabeth. The Raven's Bride. Doubleday, 1991.
Dawson, Cleo. She Came to the Valley : a Novel of the Lower Rio Grande Valley, Mission, 1943.
Erdman, Loula Grace. The Edge of Time. Dodd, Mead, 1950.
Gibson, Jewel. Black Gold. Random House, 1950.
González, Jovita. Caballero : a Historical Novel. Texas A&M University, 1996.
González, Jovita. Dew on the Thorn. Arte Público, 1997.
Houston, Margaret Bell. Magic Valley. Appleton, 1934.
Houston, Margaret Bell. Bride's Island. Crown, 1951.
Houston, Margaret Bell. Cottonwoods Grow Tall. Crown Publishers, 1958.
Jacobs, Caroline Emilia. A Texas Blue Bonnet. L.C. Page & Company, 1910.
Kirkland, Elithe Hamilton. Edge of Disrepute. Shearer Pub., 1984.
Kirkland, Elithe Hamilton. Leet's Christmas. U of North Texas, 1996.
Robson, Lucia St. Clair. Ride the Wind: The Story of Cynthia Ann Parker and the Last Days of the Comanche. Ballantine Books, 1982.
Ruíz de Burton, María Amparo. The Squatter and the Don. Arte Público, 1992.
Ruíz de Burton, María Amparo. Who Would Have Thought It? Arte Público, 1995.
White, Helen Constance. Dust on the King's Highway. Macmillan, 1947.
Windle, Janice Woods. True Women. Putnam's Sons, 1993.
 
Historical Memoirs
Beasley, Edna Gertrude. My First Thirty Years. Book Club of Texas, 1989.
Brown, Marion T. Letters from Fort Sill, 1886-1887. Encino Press, 1970.
Chapman, Helen. The News From Brownsville: Helen Chapman's Letters, 1848-1852. TSHA, 1992.
Cleaveland, Agnes Morley. No Life for a Lady. Riverside, 1941.
Faunce, Hilda. Desert Wife. Little, Brown, 1934.
Hahn, Emily. Mabel. Houghton Mifflin Company, 1977.
Magoffin, Susan Shelby. Down the Santa Fe Trail and into Mexico. Yale University. 1926.
Stillwell, Hallie Crawford. I'll Gather My Geese. Texas A&M, 1991.
Storm, Marian. Prologue to Mexico. Alfred A Knopf, 1931.
Torres, Olga Beatriz. Memorias de mi viaje /Recollections of My Trip. U of New Mexico, 1994.
Villegas de Magnón, Leonor. The Rebel. Arte Público, 1994.
 
History
Armitage, Susan and Elizabeth Jameson. The Women's West. U of Oklahoma, 1987.
Barthelme, Marion K. Women in the Texas Populist Movement : Letters to the Southern Mercury. Texas A&M University, 1997.
Beaird, Miriam G. Notable Women of the Southwest. William T. Tardy, 1938.
Bynum, Victoria E. Unruly Women : the Politics of Social and Sexual Control in the Old South. U of North Carolina, 1992.
Carrington, Evelyn. Women in Early Texas. Texas State Historical Association, 1994.
Downs, Fane and Nancy Jones. Women and Texas History : Selected Essays. T SHA, 1993.
Garza-Falcón, Leticia M. Gente Decente. University of Texas, 1998.
Jensen, Joan M. With These Hands. New Mexico State University, 1981.
Jones, Nancy Baker. Women & Texas History. Texas State Historical Association, 1990.
Limerick, Patricia Nelson. The Legacy of Conquest. W.W. Norton & Company, 1987.
Marks, Paula. Hands to the Spindle: Texas Women and Home Textile Production. Texas A&M, 1996.
Monday, Jane Clements and Betty Baily Colley. Voices from the Wild Horse Desert. U of Texas, 1997.
Moore-Lanning, Linda. Breaking the Myth: the Truth About Texas Women Eakin, 1986.
Myres, Sandra L. Westering Women and the Frontier Experience, 1800-1915. U of New Mexico, 1982.
Ragsdale, Crystal Sasse. The Golden Free Land: The Reminiscences of Women on an American Frontier. Landmark,1976.
Roach, Joyce Gibson. The Cowgirls. U of North Texas, 1990.
Rodgers, Mary Beth. Texas Women. Texas Foundation for Women's Resources, 1981.
Rodriguez, Jeanette. Our Lady of Guadalupe: Faith and Empowerment among Mexican American Women. U of Texas, 1994.
Schissel, L., Viki Ruíz and Janice Monk. Western Women : Their Land, Their Lives. New Mexico, 1988.
Schlissel, Lillian. Women's Diaries of the Westward Journey. Schocken Books, 1982.
 
 
Native American Literature and History
Escamill, Edna. Daughter of the Mountain. Aunt Lute, 1991.
Klein, Laura F. Women and Power in Native North America. U of Oklahoma, 1995.
Silko, Leslie. Ceremony. Viking, 1977.
Silko, Leslie Marmon. Almanac of the Dead. Simon & Schuster, 1991.
Silko, Leslie Marmon. Yellow Woman and a Beauty of the Spirit. Simon & Schuster, 1996.
 
African American Literature and History
Bunkley, Anita R. Balancing Act.
Bunkley, Anita R. Black gold. Signet, 1994.
Bunkley, Anita R. Starlight Passage. Dutton, 1996.
Bunkley, Anita R. Wild Embers. Dutton, 1995.
Hunt, Annie Mae. I am Annie Mae . Rosegarden, 1983.
Medearis, Angela. SEE ATTACHED SHEET FOR COMPLETE LIST OF WORKS.
Winegarten, Ruthe. Black Texas Women : 150 Years of Trial and Triumph. U of Texas, 1995.
Winegarten, Ruthe and Sharon Khan. Brave Black Women. U of Texas, 1997.
 
 
Contemporary Chicana Literature
Alcalá, Kathleen. Mrs. Vargas and the Dead Naturalist. Calyx, 1992.
Alcalá, Kathleen. Spirits of the Ordinary : A Tale of Casas Grandes. Chronicle Books, 1997.
Cantú, Norma Elia. Canícula : Snapshots of a Girlhood en la Frontera. U of New Mexico, 1995.
Castillo, Ana. Goddess of the Americas = La diosa de las Americas : Writings on the Virgin of Guadalupe. Riverhead Books, 1996.
Castillo, Ana. Massacre of the Dreamers. U of New Mexico, 1994.
Castillo, Ana. So Far From God : A Novel. W.W. Norton, 1993.
Chavez, Denise. Face of an Angel. Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 1994.
Chavez, Denise. The Last of the Menu Girls. Arte Público, 1986.
Cisneros, Sandra. Woman Hollering Creek and Other Stories. Vintage Books, 1992.
De La Garza, Beatriz Eugenia. The Candy Vendor's Boy, and Other Stories. Arte Público, 1994.
Diaz, Debra. The Red Camp. Arte Público, 1996.
Esquivel, Laura. Como agua para chocolate. Editorial Planeta, 1990.
Esquivel, Laura. Like Water for Chocolate : a Novel in Monthly Installments, With Recipes, Romances, and Home Remedies. Doubleday, 1992.
Gallegos, Sallie. Stone Horses. U of New Mexico, 1996.
Gaspar de Alba, Alicia. The Mystery of Survival. Bilingual, 1993.
Limón, Graciela. In Search of Bernabe. Arte Público, 1993.
Limón, Graciela. The Memories of Ana Calderón : A Novel. Arte Público, 1994.
Limón, Graciela. Song of the Hummingbird. Arte Público, 1996.
Lopez-Medina, Sylvia. Cantora: a Novel. U of New Mexico, 1992.
Lopez-Stafford, Gloria. A Place in El Paso : a Mexican-American Childhood. U of New Mexico, 1996.
Martin, Patricia Preciado. El Milagro and Other Stories. U of Arizona, 1996.
Martínez, Demetria. MotherTongue. Bilingual, 1994.
Ortiz Taylor, Sheila and Sandra. Imaginary Parents. U of New Mexico, 1996.
Ponce, Mary Helen. Hoyt Street. U of New Mexico, 1993.
Portillo Trambley, Estela. Rain of Scorpions. Bilingual, 1993.
Velasquez, Gloria L. I Used to be a Superwoman. Arte Público, 1997.
Villanueva, Alma Luz. Naked Ladies. Bilingual, 1994.
Villarreal, Rosa Martha. Doctor Magdalena. TQS, 1995.
Viramontes, Helena María. Under the Feet of Jesus. Dutton, 1995.
 
Contemporary Anglo Literature
Arnold, Janis. Excuse Me for Asking.
Bird, Sarah. Alamo House : Women Without Men, Men Without Brains. W.W. Norton, 1986.
Bird, Sarah. The Boyfriend School. Bantam New Fiction, 1991.
Bird, Sarah. The Mommy Club : a Novel. Doubleday, 1991.
Dawson, Carol. Body of Knowledge. Washington Square, 1996.
Doerr, Harriett. Stones for Ibarra. Penguin, 1978.
Egbert, Kathlyn Whitsitt. The 23rd Dream. SMU, 1993.
Gardner, Mary. Boat People : A Novel. W.W. Norton, 1995.
Glasscock, Sarah. Anna L.M.N.O. Random House, 1988.
Greenwood, Kathy L. Heart-Diamond. U of North Texas, 1990.
Griffith, Patricia Browning. The World Around Midnight. Washington Square, 1991.
Hearon, Shelby. Armadillo in the Grass. Pressworks Publishing, Inc., 1983.
Hearon, Shelby. Footprints. Knopf, 1996.
Hearon, Shelby. Group Therapy. Warner Books, 1984.
Hearon, Shelby. Life Estates : A Novel. A.A. Knopf, 1994.
Hearon, Shelby. Now and Another Time. Doubleday, 1976.
Hearon, Shelby. The Second Dune. Knopf, 1973.
Hearon, Shelby. A Small Town. Atheneum, 1985.
Hughes, Mary Gray. The Calling : Stories. U of Illinois, 1980.
Hughes, Mary Gray. The Empty Lot : A Novel. Independent Literary Publishers, 1992.
Karr, Mary. The Liars' Club : A Memoir. Penguin Books, 1996.
Kingsolver, Barbara. Animal Dreams : A Novel. Harper Perennial, 1990.
Koch, Polly. Invisible Borders : A Novel. Simon & Schuster, 1991.
LittleDog, Pat. Afoot in a Field of Men and Other Stories from Dallas East Side. Slough, 1983.
LittleDog, Pat. The God-Chaser : a Spirited Assortment of Tales. Slough, 1986.
LittleDog, Pat. In Search of the Holy Mother of Jobs. Cinco Puntos, 1991.
Lowry, Beverly. Breaking Gentle. Viking, 1988.
Lowry, Beverly. Come Back, Lolly Ray. Doubleday, 1977.
Lowry, Beverly. Crossed Over : A Murder, a Memoir. Knopf, 1992.
Lowry, Beverly. Daddy's Girl. Viking, 1981.
Lowry, Beverly. Emma Blue. Popular Library, 1978.
Lowry, Beverly. The Perfect Sonya. Viking, 1987.
Lowry, Beverly. The Track of Real Desires : A Novel. Knopf, 1994.
McCorquodale, Robin. Dansville. Harper & Row, 1986.
McCorquodale, Robin. Stella Landry. Avon, 1992.
Monroe, Debra. Newfangled: A Novel. Simon & Schuster, 1998.
Osborn, Carolyn. The Grands : A Short Story. Book Club of Texas, 1990.
Osborn, Carolyn. A Horse of Another Color : Stories. U of Illinois, 1977.
Osborn, Carolyn. Warriors and Maidens : Short Stories. TCU, 1991.
Page, Patricia. Hope's Cadillac. W.W. Norton, 1996.
Peery, Janet. Alligator Dance : Stories. SMU, 1993.
Peery, Janet. The River Beyond the World. Picador, 1996.
Redd, Louise. Playing the Bones : A Novel. Little, Brown, 1996.
Rushing, Jane Gilmore. Walnut Grove. Texas Tech University, 1992.
Scofield, Sandra. A Chance to See Egypt. Harper Collins, 1996.
Seale, Jan. Airlift : Short Stories. TCU, 1992.
Storey, Gail Donohue. God's Country Club : A Novel. Persea Books, 1996.
Stout, Janis P. A Family Likeness : A Novel. Texas Monthly, 1982.
Stout, Janis. Eighteen Holes. Corona, 1984.
Winik, Marion. Telling : Confessions, Concessions, and Other Flashes of Light. Villard Books, 1994.
Wood, Jane Roberts. Dance a Little Longer. Delacorte, 1993.
Wood, Jane Roberts. Out of Dallas : 14 stories. U of North Texas, 1989.
Wood, Jane Roberts. The Train to Estelline. Dell Publishing, 1988.
Wright, Rosalind. Rocking. Harper & Row, 1975.
 
Mystery/Detective Fiction
Albert, Susan Wittig. Hangman's Root : a China Bayles Mystery. Prime Crime, 1994.
Albert, Susan Wittig. Rosemary Remembered : a China Bayles Mystery. Prime Crime, 1995.
Albert, Susan Wittig. Rueful Death : a China Bayles Mystery. Prime Crime, 1996.
Corpi, Lucha. Cactus Blood : a Mystery Novel. Arte Público, 1995.
Martin, Allana. Death of a healing Woman. St. Martin's, 1996.
Smith, Barbara Burnett. Celebration in Purple Sage. St. Martin's, 1996.
Walker, Mary Willis. Zero at the Bone. St. Martin's, 1991.
Walker, Mary Willis. The Red Scream. Doubleday, 1994.
Walker, Mary Willis. Under the Beetle's Cellar. Doubleday, 1995.
Walker, Mary Willis. All the Dead Lie Down. Doubleday, 1998.
 
Photography
Buirski, Nancy. Earth Angels. Pomegranate Artbooks, 1994.
Gilpin, Laura. The Enduring Navaho. U of Texas, 1968.
Gilpin, Laura. The pueblos : A Camera Chronicle. Hastings House, 1941.
Gilpin, Laura. The Rio Grande, River of Destiny. Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1949.
Sandweiss, Martha A. Laura Gilpin : an Enduring Grace. Amon Carter Museum, 1986.
Weigle, Marta. Women of New Mexico : Depression Era Images. Ancient City, 1993.
Watriss, Wendy. Coming to Terms : The German Hill Country of Texas. Texas A&M, 1991.
Wilson, Laura. Watt Matthews of Lambshead. TSHA, 1989.
 
Music
Ball, Marcia. "Blue House." Rounder Records, 1994 .
Ball, Marcia. "Gatorhythms." Rounder Records, 1989.
Ball, Marcia. "Hot Tamale Baby." Rounder Records, 1985.
Ball, Marcia. "Let Me Play With Your Poodle." Rounder Records, 1997.
Ball, Marcia. "Soulful Dress." Rounder Records, 1989.
Friedman, Myra. Janis Joplin Buried Alive. Harmony Books, 1973.
Rhodes, Kimmie. "Jackalopes, Moons and Angels: 1985-1990.
Rhodes, Kimmie. "West Texas Heaven." Justice, 1996.
Strachwitz, Chris and James Nicolopulos. Lydia Mendoza: A Family Autobiography. Arte Público, 1994.
 
Art/Drama
Chávez, Denise. Shattering the Myth : Plays by Hispanic Women. Arte Público, 1992.
George, Mary Carolyn Hollers. Mary Bonner: Impressions of a Printmaker. Trinity University, 1982.
Sheehy, Helen. Margo : The Life and Theatre of Margo Jones. SMU, 1989.
 
 
Poetry
Anzaldúa, Gloria. Borderlands: The New Mestiza. Spinters/Aunt Lute, 1987.
Catacalos, Rosemary. Again for the First Time. Tooth of Time Books, 1984.
Cisneros, Sandra. My Wicked, Wicked Ways. Turtle Bay Books, 1992.
Martínez, Demetria. Breathing Between the Lines : Poems. U of Arizona, 1997.
MacDonald, Cynthia. Pruning the annuals : poems, 1961-1975. Bartholomew's Cobble, 1975.
MacDonald, Cynthia. Transplants : poems. G. Braziller, 1976.
MacDonald, Cynthia. (W)holes : poems. Knopf, 1980.
Mora, Pat. Chants. Arte Público, 1985.
Miller, Vassar. If I Had Wheels or Love : Collected Poems of Vassar Miller. SMU, 1991.
Nye, Naomi Shihab. Hugging the Jukebox. Breitenbush Books, 1982.
Nye, Naomi Shihab. Words Under the Words : Selected Poems. Eighth Mountain Press, 1995.
Vigil-Pinón, Evangelina. Thirty an' Seen a Lot. Arte Público, 1985.
Vigil-Pinón, Evangelina. The Computer is Down. Arte Público, 1987.
Zapeda, Ofelia. Ocean Power: Poems from the Desert. U of Arizona, 1995.
 
Children's Literature
Cherry, Lynne. The armadillo from Amarillo. Harcourt Brace, 1994.
Hernandez, Irene Beltran. Across the Great River. Arte Público, 1989.
Lomas Garza, Carmen. Family Pictures/Cuadros de familia. Children's Book Press, 1990.
Lomas Garza, Carmen. In My Family /En mi familia. Children's Book Press, 1996.
Mora, Pat. The desert is my mother/El desierto es mi madre. Piñata Books, 1994.
Medearis, Angela. SEE ATTACHED SHEET FOR COMPLETE LIST OF WORKS.
Velasquez, Gloria. Juanita Fights the School Board. Pinata Books, 1994.
 
Literary Criticism
DeMouy, Jane Krause. Katherine Anne Porter's Women : The Eye of Her Fiction. U of Texas, 1983.
Eysturoy, Annie O. Daughters of Self-Creation. U of New Mexico, 1996.
Garza-Falcón, Leticia M. Gente Decente. University of Texas, 1998.
Grider, Sylvia Ann. Texas Women Writers : a Tradition of Their Own. Texas A&M, 1997.
Herrera-Sobek, María. Chicana (W)rites : on Word and Film. Third Woman
Herrera-Sobek, Maria and Helena Maria Viramontes. Chicana Creativity and Criticism: Charting New Frontiers in American Literature. Arte Público, 1988.
Lanigan, Esther F. Mary Austin Song of a Maverick. U of Arizona, 1989.
Machann, Clinton and William Bedord Clark. Katherine Anne Porter and Texas : an uneasy relationship. Texas A&M, 1990.
Rebolledo, Tey Diana. Women Singing in the Snow : a Cultural Analysis of Chicana Literature. U of Arizona, 1995.
Tanner, James T. F. The Texas legacy of Katherine Anne Porter. U of North Texas, 1991.
Yates, Norris Wilson. Gender and Genre : an Introduction to Women Writers of Formula Westerns, 1900-1950. U of New Mexico, 1995.
 
Essays
Austin, Mary. Beyond Borders. Southern Illinois University, 1996.
Kingsolver, Barbara. High Tide in Tucson. Harper Collins, 1990.
Kingsolver, Barbara. Homeland. Harper Perennial, 1989.
Mora, Pat. Nepantla : Essays From the Land in the Middle. U of New Mexico, 1993.
Nathan, Debbie. Women and Other Aliens. Cinco Puntos, 1991.
Nye, Naomi Shihab. Never in a Hurry : Essays on People and Places. U of South Carolina, 1996.
Torre, Adella de la and Beatriz Pesquera. Building With Our Hands : New Directions in Chicana Studies. U of California, 1993.
 
Naturalists
Bonta, Marcia. American Women Afield : Writings by Pioneering Women Naturalists. Texas A&M University, 1995.
Tweit, Susan J. Barren, Wild, and Worthless : Living in the Chihuahuan Desert. New Mexico, 1995.
Zwinger, Ann. The Mysterious Lands : A Naturalist Explores the Four Great Deserts of the Southwest. U of Arizona, 1996.
 
 
 
Works by Angela Medearis
 
 
A Bag of Tricks: Folktales from Around the World. Scholastic, 1998.
A Kwanzaa Celebration. Dutton, 1995.
African-American Arts: Cooking. Henry Holt, 1997.
African-American Arts: Dance. Henry Holt, 1997
African-American Arts: Music. Henry Holt, 1997.
Annie's Gifts. Just Us Books, 1994.
At the Library. Scott Foresman, 1993.
Barry and Bennie. Celebration Press, 1996.
Big Mama and Grandma Ghana. Scholastic, 1994.
Bye-Bye, Babies! Walker Books, 1995.
Come This Far to Freedom: A History of African Americans. Atheneum, 1993.
Dancing with the Indians. Scholastic, 1991.
Dare to Dream: Coretta Scott King and the Civil Rights Movement. Lodestar, 1994.
Eat, Babies, Eat! Walker Books, 1995.
Ghost of Sifty Sifty Sam. Scholastic, 1997.
Hair. Celebration Press, 1997.
Harry's House. Scholastic, 1994.
Haunts. Holiday House, 1996.
Here Comes the Snow! Scholastic, 1996.
Ideas for Entertaining from the African-American Kitchen. Dutton, 1997.
Jugamos bajo la lluvia. Scholastic, 1995.
Kyle's First Kwanzaa. Celebration Press, 1996.
La casita de Harry. Scholastic, 1994.
Little Louis and the Jazz Band: The Story of Luis "Satchmo" Armstrong. Lodestar, 1994.
Our People. Atheneum, 1994.
Pablo y Pedro. Celebration Press, 1996.
Picking Peas for a Penny. State House Press, 1990.
Picking Peas for a Penny. Scholastic, 1993.
Poppa's New Pants. Holiday House, 1995.
Princess of the Press: The Story of Ida B. Wells-Barnett. Lodestar, 1997.
Rum-A-Tum-Tum. Holiday House, 1997.
Samuel's Sprout. Scott Foresman, 1993.
Sharing Danny's Dad. Scott Foresman, 1994.
Skin Deep: And Other Teenage Reflections. Macmillan, 1995.
Tailypo. Holiday House, 1996.
The 100th Day of School. Scholastic, 1996.
The Adventures of Sugar and Junior. Holiday House, 1995.
The African-American Kitchen. Dutton, 1994.
The Freedom Riddle. Lodestar, 1995.
The Friendship Garden. Celebration Press, 1996.
The Seven Days of Kwanzaa. Scholastic, 1994.
The Singing Man. Holiday House, 1994.
The Spray-Paint Mystery. Scholastic, 1996.
The Zebra-Riding Cowboy. Henry Holt, 1992.
Too Much Talk. Walker Books, 1995.
Treemonisha. Henry Holt, 1995.
Un Pantalon pur Papa. Alligram, 1995.
Vive la neige! Scholastic, 1996.
We Eat Dinner in the Bathtub. Scholastic, 1996.
We Play on a Rainy Day. Scholastic, 1995.