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Children's Books by Theme

Looking for books on community helpers, multiculturalism, alphabet, or another special "theme"? Find help here. Stanly Community College LRC has all these books!

What This Page Contains

Find books on African Americans, African cultures, selected folktales here.

Click on the blue title to link to the SCC Library catalog. There you will find the book's location and if the book is on the shelf.


The Story of Ruby Bridges

Soul looks back in wonder

Title Her stories : African American folktales, fairy tales, and true tales

Grandma's gift

Henry's freedom box

Please, baby, please

Thunder Rose

Martin's big words : the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr

John Henry

I Have Heard of a Land

K is for Kwanzaa : a Kwanzaa alphabet book

Rosa Parks

Lift ev'ry voice and sing

On the Day I Was Born

Abiyoyo : based on a South African Lullaby and folk story

Mufaro's beautiful daughters : an African tale

Mrs. Katz and Tush

Why mosquitoes buzz in people's ears : a West African tale

Moses : when Harriet Tubman led her people to freedom 1st ed.


Coming home : from the life of Langston Hughes

A weed is a flower : the life of George Washington Carver

14 Cows for America


Coming on home soon

Beautiful blackbird

pet Show!

Come On, Rain

Masai and I

A is for Africa

Dinner at Aunt Connie's house

Aunt Harriet's Underground Railroad in the sky

Emeka's gift : an African counting story

Seven candles for Kwanzaa

A story, a story : an African tale

Ashanti to Zulu : African traditions

Why the sun and the moon live in the sky; an African folktale

Moja means one; Swahili counting book

Jambo Means Hello