Bibliography








Autobiography of My Dead Brother

Autobiography of My Dead Brother

Autobiography of My Dead Brother

Autobiography of My Dead Brother

Autobiography of My Dead Brother

Autobiography of My Dead Brother

Autobiography of My Dead Brother

Autobiography of My Dead Brother

Shooter

Autobiography of My Dead Brother


Here in Harlem


Handbook for Boys


Dope Sick
New York, HarperCollins, 2009

Amiri & Odette
New York, Scholastic, 2009

Ida B. Wells, Let the Truth Be Told
Illustrated by Bonnie Christensen
New York, HarperCollins, 2008

Sunrise Over Fallujah
New York, Scholastic, 2008

Game
New York, HarperCollins, 2008

What They Found
New York, Random House, 2007

Harlem Summer
New York, Scholastic, 2007

Street Love
New York, HarperCollins,  2006

Jazz  
Illustrated by Christopher Myers.
New York, Holiday House,  2006

The Hellfighters: When Pride Met Courage
New York, HarperCollins, 2006

Autobiography of My Dead Brother
 Illustrated by Christopher Myers
New York, HarperCollins, 2005

Here In Harlem: Poems in Many Voices
New York, Holiday House, 2004

Antarctica
New York, Scholastic, 2004

Constellation
New York, Holiday House, 2004

I’ve Seen the Promised Land; Martin Luther King
Illustrated by Leonard Jenkins
New York, HarperCollins, 2004

Shooter
New York, HarperCollins, 2004

The Beast
New York, Scholastic, 2003

The Dream Bearer
New York, HarperCollins, 2003

Blues Journey
 Illustrated by Christopher Myers
New York, Holiday House, 2003

A Time to Love: Stories from the Old Testament
Illustrated by Chris Myers
New York, Scholastic, 2003

Handbook for Boys: A Novel
New York, HarperCollins 2002

Three Swords for Granada
New York, Holiday House 2002

Patrol: An American Soldier in Vietnam
 Illustrated by Ann Grafalconi
New York, Harper Collins 2002

The Journal of Biddy Owens: The Negro Leagues, 1948
(My Name Is America series)
New York, Scholastic, 2001

Bad Boy: A Memoir
New York, HarperCollins 2001

The Greatest: The Life of Muhammad Ali
New York, Scholastic  2000

145th Street: Short Stories
New York, Delacorte, 2000

The Blues of Flats Brown
 Illustrated by Nina Laden
New York, Holiday House 2000

Malcolm X: A Fire Burning Brightly
Illustrated by Leonard Jenkins
New York, HarperCollins, 2000

Monster
New York, HarperCollins, 1999

The Journal of Joshua Loper: A Black Cowboy, Chisholm Trail, 1871.
(My Name Is America series)
New York, Scholastic 1999

The Journal of Scott Pendleton Collins: World War II, Normandy, France
(My Name Is America series)
  New York, Scholastic, 1999

At Her Majesty’s Request
New York: Scholastic, 1999

Slam! 
New York: Scholastic, 1998

Angel to Angel
New York: HarperCollins, 1998

Amistad; A Long Road to Freedom 
New York: Dutton, 1997

Harlem  
Illustrated by Christopher Myers
New York: Scholastic, 1997

Toussaint L’overtoure: The Fight for Haiti’s Freedom
 Illustrations by Jacob Lawrence  
New York: Simon & Schuster, 1996

How Mr. Monkey Saw the Whole World
Illustrated by Synthia Saint James
New York: Doubleday, 1996.

One More River to Cross:  An African American Photograph Album 
New York: Harcourt Brace, 1996.

Smiffy Blue:  Ace Crime Detective: Case of the Missing Ruby and Other Stories  
New York: Scholastic, 1996.

The Dragon Takes a Wife
 Illustrated by Fiona French
New York;  Scholastic, 1995.

Glorious Angels:  An Album of Pictures and Verse  
New York:  HarperCollins, 1995.

The Shadow of the Red Moon 
Illustrated by Christopher Myers
New York:  Scholastic, 1995.

The Story of the Three Kingdoms 
Illustrated by Ashley Bryan
New York:  HarperCollins, 1995.

Darnell Rock Reporting  
New York: Delacorte Press, 1994

The Glory Field  
New York:  Scholastic, 1994

Brown Angels:  An Album of Pictures and Verse  
New York:  HarperCollins, 1993

Young Martin's Promise  
Austin, TX:  Raintree Steck-Vaughn, 1993.

A Place Called Heartbreak:  A Story of Vietnam  
Austin, TX:  Raintree Steck-Vaughn, 1993

18 Pine Street Series (12 Books)
Sort of Sisters (Writing as Stacie Johnson)
New York, Delacorte 1993

The Party  (Writing as Stacie Johnson)
New York, Delacorte 1993

The Prince (Writing as Stacie Johnson)
New York, Delacorte 1993

Malcolm X:  By Any Means Necessary  
New York: Scholastic, 1993

The Righteous Revenge of Artemis Bonner 
New York: HarperCollins, 1992

Mop, Moondance, and the Nagasaki Knights  
New York: Delacorte, 1992.

Somewhere in the Darkness  
New York: Scholastic, 1992.

Now is Your Time! The African-American Struggle for Freedom  
New York: HarperCollins, 1991.

The Mouse Rap  
New York: HarperCollins, 1990.

Fallen Angels  
New York: Scholastic, 1988.

Me, Mop, and the Moondance Kid 
New York: Delacorte, 1988.

Scorpions   New York: 
Harper & Row, 1988.

Crystal 
New York: Viking 1987.

Sweet Illusions  
New York Teachers & Writers Collaborative, 1986.

Ambush in the Amazon
(Arrow Series)
 New York: Viking, 1986.

Duel in the Desert  (Arrow Series)
 New York: Viking, 1986.

The Hidden Shrine (Arrow Series)
New York: Viking, 1985.

Adventure in Granada (Arrow Series).  
New York: Viking, 1985.

The Outside Sho  
New York: Delacorte, 1984

Motown and Didi: A Love Story  
New York: Viking, 1984.

Mr. Monkey and the Gotcha Bird  
Illustrated by Leslie Morrill.
New York: Delacorte, 1984.

Tales of a Dead King  
New York: Morrow, 1983.

The Nicholas Factor 
  New York: Viking, 1983

Won't Know Till I Get There  
New York: Viking, 1982.

The Legend of Tarik  
New York: Viking, 1981

Hoops  
New York: Delacorte, 1981.

The Golden Serpent  
Illustrated. by Alice Provensen and Martin Provensen. 
New York: Viking 1980

The Black Pearl and the Ghost; or, One Mystery after Another  
Illustrated by Robert Quackenbush.
New York: Viking, 1980.

The Young Landlords 
New York: Viking, 1979

It Ain't All for Nothin'  
New York: Viking, 1978.

Victory for Jamie   
New York: Scholastic, 1977.

Mojo and the Russians  
New York:  Viking, 1977.

Brainstorm 
 Illustrated with photographs by Chuck Freedman.
New York: Franklin Watts, 1977.

Social Welfare  
New York: Franklin Watts, 1976.

Fast Sam, Cool Clyde, and Stuff  
New York: Viking, 1975.

The World of Work:  A Guide to Choosing a Career  
Indianapolis, IN: Bobbs-Merrill, 1975

Fly, Jimmy, Fly!   
Illustrated by Moneta Barnett.
New York: Putnam, 1974.

The Dancers
 Illustrated by Anne Rockwell.
New York:  Parents Magazine Press, 1972.

The Dragon Takes a Wife 
Illustrated by Ann Grifalconi. 
Indianapolis, IN: Bobbs-Merrill, 1972.

Where Does the Day Go? 
Illustrated by Leo Carty.
New York: Parents Magazine Press, 1969.