Chapter Books With African American Characters

A Listmania! list by Howardhijabi
The list author says: "These are chapter book for the young reader. They are written for elementary aged children and feature African American main characters. Many of these are a part of a series. All of these series have more books not listed in this list because I had a 40 book liimt, but this should put you in the right direction."
Make Way for Dyamonde Daniel
1.  Make Way for Dyamonde Daniel by Nikki Grimes
$4.49   Used & New from: $0.01
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews)

Rich: A Dyamonde Daniel Book
2.  Rich: A Dyamonde Daniel Book by Nikki Grimes
Used & New from: $5.39
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

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Almost Zero: A Dyamonde Daniel Book
3.  Almost Zero: A Dyamonde Daniel Book by Nikki Grimes
$9.39   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

Ruby and the Booker Boys #1: Brand New School, Brave New Ruby
4.  Ruby and the Booker Boys #1: Brand New School, Brave New Ruby by Derrick D. Barnes
$4.89   Used & New from: $0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (23 customer reviews)

Ruby and the Booker Boys #2: Trivia Queen, 3rd Grade Supreme
5.  Ruby and the Booker Boys #2: Trivia Queen, 3rd Grade Supreme by Derrick D. Barnes
$4.49   Used & New from: $0.01
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (17 customer reviews)

Ruby and the Booker Boys #3: Slumber Party Payback
6.  Ruby and the Booker Boys #3: Slumber Party Payback by Derrick D. Barnes
Used & New from: $2.33
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (10 customer reviews)

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Nikki and Deja
7.  Nikki and Deja by Karen English
$4.49   Used & New from: $0.01
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

Nikki and Deja: Birthday Blues
8.  Nikki and Deja: Birthday Blues by Karen English
$5.39   Used & New from: $0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

Nikki and Deja: The Newsy News Newsletter (Nikki & Deja)
9.  Nikki and Deja: The Newsy News Newsletter (Nikki & Deja) by Karen English
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3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (27 customer reviews)

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Keena Ford and the Secret Journal Mix-Up
10.  Keena Ford and the Secret Journal Mix-Up by Melissa Thomson
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (23 customer reviews)

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Keena Ford and the Second-Grade Mix-Up
11.  Keena Ford and the Second-Grade Mix-Up by Melissa Thomson
$5.39   Used & New from: $0.01
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (25 customer reviews)

Keena Ford and the Field Trip Mix-Up
12.  Keena Ford and the Field Trip Mix-Up by Melissa Thomson
$5.39   Used & New from: $2.13
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (18 customer reviews)

Willimena Rules!: How to Lose Your Class Pet - Book #1 (Willimena Rules! (PB)) (No. 1)
13.  Willimena Rules!: How to Lose Your Class Pet - Book #1 (Willimena Rules! (PB)) (No. 1) by Valerie Wilson Wesley
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5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

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Willimena Rules! Rule Book #2: How to Fish for Trouble (No. 2)
14.  Willimena Rules! Rule Book #2: How to Fish for Trouble (No. 2) by Valerie Wilson Wesley
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Sugar Plum Ballerinas #1: Plum Fantastic
15.  Sugar Plum Ballerinas #1: Plum Fantastic by Whoopi Goldberg
$4.49   Used & New from: $0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (75 customer reviews)

Toeshoe Trouble (Sugar Plum Ballerinas, Book 2)
16.  Toeshoe Trouble (Sugar Plum Ballerinas, Book 2) by Whoopi Goldberg
$4.49   Used & New from: $0.01
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (33 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

Sugar Plum Ballerinas #3: Perfectly Prima
17.  Sugar Plum Ballerinas #3: Perfectly Prima by Whoopi Goldberg
$4.49   Used & New from: $0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (22 customer reviews)

All Mixed Up! (Amy Hodgepodge, No. 1)
18.  All Mixed Up! (Amy Hodgepodge, No. 1) by Kim Wayans
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4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (31 customer reviews)

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Happy Birthday to Me #2 (Amy Hodgepodge)
19.  Happy Birthday to Me #2 (Amy Hodgepodge) by Kim Wayans
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4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)

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Lost and Found (Amy Hodgepodge, No. 3)
20.  Lost and Found (Amy Hodgepodge, No. 3) by Kim Wayans
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5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

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The Secret's Out #5 (Amy Hodgepodge)
21.  The Secret's Out #5 (Amy Hodgepodge) by Kim Wayans
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4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

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Meet Danitra Brown
22.  Meet Danitra Brown by Nikki Grimes
$6.29   Used & New from: $0.01
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

Danitra Brown, Class Clown
23.  Danitra Brown, Class Clown by Nikki Grimes
$13.05   Used & New from: $0.01
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

Danitra Brown Leaves Town
24.  Danitra Brown Leaves Town by Nikki Grimes
Used & New from: $2.03
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

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Miami Gets It Straight (A Stepping Stone Book(TM))
25.  Miami Gets It Straight (A Stepping Stone Book(TM)) by Patricia McKissack
$4.49   Used & New from: $0.01
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

Miami Jackson Sees It Through (A Stepping Stone Book(TM))
26.  Miami Jackson Sees It Through (A Stepping Stone Book(TM)) by Patricia McKissack
$4.49   Used & New from: $0.01
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

Miami Jackson Makes the Play (A Stepping Stone Book)
27.  Miami Jackson Makes the Play (A Stepping Stone Book) by Patricia McKissack
$4.49   Used & New from: $0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

More Stories Julian Tells (A Stepping Stone Book(TM))
28.  More Stories Julian Tells (A Stepping Stone Book(TM)) by Ann Cameron
$4.49   Used & New from: $0.01
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

Julian, Secret Agent (A Stepping Stone Book(TM))
29.  Julian, Secret Agent (A Stepping Stone Book(TM)) by Ann Cameron
$4.49   Used & New from: $0.01
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (15 customer reviews)

Stories Huey Tells (Stepping Stone,  paper)
30.  Stories Huey Tells (Stepping Stone, paper) by Ann Cameron
$4.49   Used & New from: $0.01
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (7 customer reviews)

Julian's Glorious Summer (A Stepping Stone Book)
31.  Julian's Glorious Summer (A Stepping Stone Book) by Ann Cameron
$4.49   Used & New from: $0.01
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

The Julian Stories
32.  The Julian Stories by Ann Cameron
Used & New from: $0.77

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Shadows of Caesar's Creek (Ziggy and the Black Dinosaurs (Aladdin Paperback))
33.  Shadows of Caesar's Creek (Ziggy and the Black Dinosaurs (Aladdin Paperback)) by Sharon M. Draper
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Sassy #1: Little Sister Is Not My Name
34.  Sassy #1: Little Sister Is Not My Name by Sharon M. Draper
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4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

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Gloria's Way (Puffin Chapters)
35.  Gloria's Way (Puffin Chapters) by Ann Cameron
$4.49   Used & New from: $0.01
4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

Kid Caramel: Books 1, Case of the Missing Ankh (Kid Caramel, Private Detective) (Volume 1)
36.  Kid Caramel: Books 1, Case of the Missing Ankh (Kid Caramel, Private Detective) (Volume 1) by Dwayne J. Ferguson
$5.40   Used & New from: $0.01
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

Mess at Loch Ness (Kid Carmel Private Investigator, No 3)
37.  Mess at Loch Ness (Kid Carmel Private Investigator, No 3) by Dwayne J. Ferguson
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Quarterback Sneak (Jake Maddox Sports Stories)
38.  Quarterback Sneak (Jake Maddox Sports Stories) by Jake Maddox
$5.36   Used & New from: $0.01
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

Free Throw (Jake Maddox Sports Stories)
39.  Free Throw (Jake Maddox Sports Stories) by Jake Maddox
$5.36   Used & New from: $0.01

President of the Whole Fifth Grade
40.  President of the Whole Fifth Grade by Sherri Winston
$7.00   Used & New from: $0.01
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (36 customer reviews)

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