Book resources supporting African Heritage month

January 29, 2016 at 8:00 am Leave a comment

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  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


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