2017 African American Booklist

The Detroit Public Library has published its African American Booklist for 49 years. This bibliography provides a selected list of books by and/or about African Americans. The works of fiction and nonfiction for adults, children and young adults were reviewed and recommended by librarians of the Detroit Public Library. 

The African American Booklist began as a way to commemorate Black History Month and since that time has continued to feature the accomplishments of African Americans in the literary world.  Our booklist has become an annual tradition in the community and continues to be a highly anticipated publication for book lovers all across the nation. 

This year, the African American Booklist theme is Detroit's 1967 Rebellion - The Fifty Year Aftermath   

Click here to download a copy of the 2016 African American Booklist. Adobe Acrobat is required.

Click here to download a copy of the Detroit 1967: Origins, Impact and Legacies Discussion Guide

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