The following books have been suggested for reading during Black History Month by local libraries.

On the junior high through adult reading level:

"Africa and Africans as Seen by a Classical Writer," by William Leo Hansberry. Howard University Press, 1977.

"Africa and the Afro-American Experience," edited by Lorraine A. Williams. Howard University Press, 1977.

"Afro-Brazilliana: A Working Bibliography," complied by Dorothy B. Porter. G. K. Hall, 1978.

"Angela Davis: The Making of a Revolutionary," by J. A. Parker.Arlington House, 1973.

"The Autobiography of Malcolm X," by Malcolm Little. Grove Press, 1965.

"Black Pioneers of Science and Invention," by Louis Haber. Harcourt, 1970.

"Death at an Early Age," by Jonathan Kozol. Bantam Books, 1970.

"Duke, A Portrait of Duke Ellington," by Derek Jewell. Norton, 1977.

"From the Dark Tower," by Arthur P. Davis. Howard University Press, 1974.

"Great Negroes, Past and Present," by Russell L. Adams. Chicago Afro-American, 1963.

"In Love and Trouble: Stories of Black Women," by Alice Walker. Harcourt Brace, 1974.

"Man Child in the Promised Land," by Claude Brown. Macmillan, 1965.

"Men of Mark: Eminent, Progressive and Rising," compiled by William J. Simmons. Arto Press, 1968 (reprint of 1887 original).

"The Negro Revolt," by Louis Lomax. Signet, 1962.

"The News," by Joan Murray. McGraw-Hill, 1968.

"To Smile in Autumn," by Gordon Parks. Norton, 1979.

"The Wayward and the Seeking: A Collection of Writings by Jean Toomer," edited by Darwin T. Turner. Howard University Press, 1980.

On the elementary, intermediate and above level:

"Black Cop," by Ina R. Friedman. Westminster Press, 1974.

"The Black Frontiermen: Adventures of Negroes Among American Indians, 1528 to 1918," by Joseph Heard. Day, 1969.

"Black Heroes in Our Nation's History," by Phillip Drotning. Crowles, 1969.

"The Hundred Penny Box," by Sharon Bell Mathis. Viking Press, 1975.

"Important Dates in Afro-American History," by Lee Bennett Hopkins. Franklin Watts, 1969.

"Knee-High Man and Other Tales," by Julius Lester. Dial, 1972.

"Sports Hero: Muhammad Ali," by Marshall Burchard. Putnam, 1976.

"Wagon Wheels," by Barbara Brenner. Harper, 1978.

"Walk Together Children: Black American Spirituals," by Ashley Bryan. Atheneum, 1974.

"Wiley and the Hairy Man," by Molly Bang. Macmillan, 1976.