Recd a sizeable envelope from Dr. Howard on Saturday. Will scan in the materials for downloading as time allows. In the meantime here are some of the sources she cites.
The Reading Teacher Vol 54 No 8 May 2001 pp810-819
African American children's literature that helps students find themselves: Selection guidelines for Geades K-3 by Bena R. Gefflin & Mary Alice Barksdale-Ladd
Young Children January 1991 pp 37-44
Multicultural Curriculum: African American Children's Literature by Violet Harris
The Reading Teacher April 1990 pp582-589
Multicultural literature:: Mirrors and windows on a global community by Susan Cox and Lee Galda, The University of Georgia.
Books About Black Children A 'Basic Need'
by Elizabeth Fitzgerald Howard
Essence June 1996 pp 110-114
Between the Lines by Joy L. Rankin
The Booklist Chicago Feb 15 2000
Top 10 Black history picture books
by Stephanie Zvirin