Book resources supporting African Heritage month
Below is a list of print book resources supporting African Heritage month, (c) 2005-2013, available from the Professional Library. Click here to access the complete resource list … it is a TDSB Google doc, so TDSB teachers must remember to access it using their TDSB login and not personal gmail.
TDSB teachers may reserve the books via the catalogue (click on title links; remember to login to the catalogue before trying to reserve anything) or by contacting the library at (416) 395-8289 or firstname.lastname@example.org. There are many other student/teacher resources available via the school Virtual Library.
Adler, D.A. (2007). Heroes for civil rights. New York: Holiday House. 323.092273 Ald
Aloian, M. (2009). Kwanzaa. New York: Crabtree. 394.2612 Alo
Bowden, R., & Wilson, R. (2010). African culture. Chicago, IL: Heinemann. 960 Bow
Bowden, R., & Wilson, R. (2010). Changing Africa. Chicago, IL: Heinemann. 960 Bow
Carson, M. K. (2005). The Underground Railroad for kids: From slavery to freedom with 21 activities. Chicago: Chicago Review Press. 973.7115 Car
Conklin, W. (2008). Martin Luther King Jr. Huntington Beach, CA: Teacher Created Materials. 323.092 KIN CON
Elliot, H. (2010). Frederick Douglass: From slavery to statesman. St. Catherines, ON: Crabtree Pub. 973.7114092 Ell
Ferguson, J. (2005). Makers of the Caribbean. Kingston, Jamaica: Ian Randle Publishers: Institut de cooperation franco caraïbe. 972.9 Fer
Giovanni, N. et al. (Eds.). (2008). Hip hop speaks to children: A celebration of poetry with a beat. Naperville, IL: Sourcebooks Jabberwocky. 811.008 Hip
Hermann, S. (2010). The struggle for freedom. Chicago, IL: Heinemann Library. 306.36209 Her
Herr, M. (2010). African roots. Chicago, IL: Heinemann. 960 Her
Horn, G. M. (2010). Sojourner Truth: Speaking up for freedom. St. Catharines, ON: Crabtree Pub. 973.7114092 Hor
Hux, A., & Wong, M, et al. (Ed). (2009). History of Africa and peoples of African descent course profile: A grade 11 history Open Ontario Ministry of Education approved locally developed course. Toronto: Toronto District School Board, Library and Learning Resources. 960 His
Johnson, B. B., (Ed). (2007). Gumbo for the soul: The recipe for literacy in the African American community: an anthology. Lincoln, NE: iUniverse, Inc. 810.80896 Gum
Lantier, P. (2010). Harriet Tubman: Conductor on the Underground Railroad. St.Catharines, ON: Crabtree Pub. 973.7115092 Lan
Livesey, R. (2006). Black heritage. Markham, ON: Fitzhenry & Whiteside. 971.00496 Liv
Mason-John, V., & Cameron, K.A. (2013). The great Black north: Contemporary African Canadian poetry. Calgary: Frontenac House. 819.108 Gre
Opini, B., & Lee, R. B. (2011). Africans thought of It: Amazing innovations. Toronto: Annick Press.
Stroud, B. (2007). The patchwork path: A quilt map to freedom. Cambridge, MA: Candlewick Press. 973.7115 Str
Toronto District School Board. (2009). After the Underground Railroad: Early African-American settlements in Ontario (Gr. 3): Teacher instructions and student booklet. Toronto: Toronto District School Board.
Toronto District School Board. (2006). African heritage resource guide 2006: Information on presenters, print resources, websites. Toronto: Toronto District School Board. 960 Afr
Warner, J. N. (2010). Viola Desmond won’t be budged! Toronto: Groundwood Books. 372.6 Mod War
Wilson, R, & Bowden, R. (2010). Modern Africa. Chicago, IL: Heinemann. 960 Wil