Nana Akua Goes to School by Tricia Elam Walker and illustrated by April Harrison (illus.). (Schwartz & Wade Books, 2020).
Idia of the Benin Kingdom by Ekiuwa Aire and illustrated by Alina Shabelnyk (illus.). (Our Ancestors, 2020).
Hector: A Boy, a Protest, and the Photography that Changed Apartheid by Adrienne Wright (Page Street Kids, 2019).
Sing to the Moon by Nansubuga Nagadya Isdahl and illustrated by Sandra van Doorn (Lantana, 2018).
Baby Goes to Market by Atinuke and illustrated by Angela Brooksbank (Candlewick, 2017).
Mama Africa by Kathryn Erskine and illustrated by Charly Palmer (Farrar Straus Giroux, 2017).
Grandma’s List by Portia Dery and illustrated by Toby Newsome (African Bureau Stories, 2017).
Gizo,-Gizo! A Tale from the Zongo Lagoon by Emily Williamson with the students and teachers of the Hassaniyya Quranic School in Cape Coast Ghana (Sub-Saharan Publishers, 2016).
The Storyteller by Evan Turk (Atheneum, 2016).
Chicken in the Kitchen by Nnedi Okorafor and illustrated by Mehrdokht Amini (Lantana Publishing, 2015).
Wangari Maathai : The Woman Who Planted Millions of Trees by Franck Prévot and illustrated by Aurélia Front (Charlesbridge, 2015).
Desmond and the Very Mean Word: A Story of Forgiveness by Desmond Tutu and Douglas Abrams and illustrated by A.G. Ford (Candlewick, 2013).
Bundle of Secrets: Savita Returns Home by Mubina Hassanali Kirmani and illustrated by Tony Siema (CreateSpace, 2013).
The Matatu by Eric Walters and illustrated Eva Campbell (Orca Book Publishers, 2012).
Ostrich and Lark by Marilyn Nelson and illustrated by the Kuru Art Project (Boyds Mills Press, 2012).
Hands Around the Library: Protecting Egypt’s Treasured Books by Susan Roth and Karen Leggett Abouraya and illustrated by Susan Roth (Dial Books for Young Children, 2012).
When I Get Older :The Story Behind Wavin’ Flag by K’Naan with Sol Guy and illustrated by Rudy Gutierrez (Tundra Books, 2012).
The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind. by William Kamkwamba and Bryan Mealer and illustrated by Elizabeth Zunon (Dial Books for Young Children, 2012).
Seeds of Change : Planting a Path to Peace by Jen Cullerton Johnson and illustrated by Sonia Lynn Sadler (Lee & Low Books, 2010).
Pharaoh’s Boat by David L. Weitzman ( Houghton Mifflin, 2009).
One Hen: How One Small Loan Made a Big Difference by Katie Smith Milway and illustrated by Eugenie Fernandes (Kids Can Press, 2008).
Ikenna goes to Nigeria by Ifeoma Onyefulu (Frances Lincoln, 2007).
I Lost my Tooth in Africa by Penda Diakité and illustrated by Baba Wagué Diakité (New York: Kane Miller 2006).
How the Amazon Queen Fought the Prince of Egypt written and illustrated by Tamara Bowers ( New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2005).
Here Comes Our Bride! by Ifeoma Onyefulu (Frances Lincoln Children’s Book Distributed in the USA by Publishers Group West 2004).
Babu’s Song by Stephanie Stuve-Bodeen illustrated by Aaron Boyd (Lee & Low Books 2003).
Fatuma’s New Cloth by Leslie Bulion and illustrated by Nicole Tadgell (Moon Mountain 2002).
What’s Cooking, Jamela by Niki Daly (Farrar, Strauss & Giroux 2001).
Africa is Not a Country by Margy Burns Knight and Mark Melnicove and illustrated by Anne Sibley O’Brien (Millbrook Press, 2000).
My Rows and Piles of Coins by Tololwa Mollel and illustrated by E. B. Lewis (Clarion Books, 1999).
The Master Weaver From Ghana by Gilbert Ahiagble and Louise Meyers with photographs by Nester Hernandez (Open Hand Publisher, 1998).
Only a Pigeon by Christopher and Jane Kurtz and illustrated by E.B. Lewis (Simon and Schuster, 1997).
The Day Gogo Went to Vote by Elinor Sisulu and illustrated by Sharon Wilson (Little, Brown 1996).
The New King by Doreen Rappaport. and illustrated by E.B. Lewis (Dial, 1995).
It Takes a Village by Jane Cowen-Fletcher (Scholastic, 1994).
Sundiata: Lion King of Mali by David Wisniewski (Clarion Books, 1992).
The Origin of Life on Earth: An African Creation Myth by David Anderson and illustrated by Kathleen Atkins (Sights Productions, 1991).