The list author says: "These books present historical, fictional, and/or legendary black characters that will inspire your family. Emphasis on enjoyable, entertaining, and/or visually interesting books. This is a running list."
"A southern college professor purchases the house of a famed Ohio abolitionist and his child has to sort out the ghost stories and history of the house. Thomas and his family are black middle-class and unconflicted. Normal family. Some suspense, especially at the beginning of the story. Nice, intriguing book."