Black Authors and Illustrators of Books for Children and Young Adults is a biographical dictionary that provides comprehensive coverage of all major authors and illustrators
- past and present. As the only reference volume of its kind available, this book is a valuable research tool that provides quick access for anyone studying black children's literature - whether one is a student, a librarian charged with maintaining a children's literature collection, or a scholar of children's literature.
The Fourth Edition of this renowned reference work illuminates
African American contributions to children's literature and books for young adults. The new edition contains updated and new information for existing author/illustrator entries, the addition of approximately 50 new profiles,
and a new section listing online resources of interest to the authors and readers of black children's literature.
|Publisher:||Taylor & Francis|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.10(d)|
About the Author
Dr. Barbara Thrash Murphy is a retired faculty member from the University of Pittsburgh School of Education, where she also received a master's degree in elementary education and a doctorate in curriculum and supervision. She has taught child development in the Pittsburgh public schools.
Deborah Murphy is a freelance writer focusing on topics of children and literacy.
Table of Contents
Photograph Credits xi
Introduction to the Third Edition xiii
Introduction to the Fourth Edition xvii
Foreword Carla D. Hayden xxi
Bibliographical Sources xv
The Dictionary 1
Bookcovers and Jackets 383
Coretta Scott King Award and Honor Books 433
National Listing of Bookstores 451
Index of Children and Young Adult Book Titles 463
Index of Authors and Illustrators 493
About the Authors 497