Wednesday, November 28, 2007

Multicultural Authors Book List

Well, it's that time of the year again. Minorities across the land are looking for good books to give as Christmas presents. Here, for your perusing pleasure are a few of the good books written by American Minorities:

RELIGIOUS
One Church, Many Tribes : Following Jesus the Way God Made You by Richard Twiss and John Dawson

CHILDREN
Amazing Grace (Reading Rainbow Book) by Mary Hoffman
Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred D. Taylor
Peiling and the Chicken-Fried Christmas by Pauline Chen
Mufaro's Beautiful Daughters (Reading Rainbow Book) by John Steptoe
Looking For Bapu by Anjali Banerjee
Girls for Breakfast by David Yoo
Seeing Emily by Joyce Lee Wong
Somebody's Daughter by Marie Myung-Ok Lee
Wait for Me by An Na
When I Was Puerto Rican ~ Esmeralda Santiago
How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents by Julia Alvarez
The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison
American Chica: Two Worlds, One Childhood by Marie Arana
The Fold by An Na
The Water Of Possibility by Hiromi Goto
Half and Half by Lensey Namioka
The Year of the Rat by Grace Lin
Carlotta's Secret by Patricia Canterbury
The Woman Who Outshone the Sun/La Mujer Que Brillaba Aun Mas Que El Sol by Alejandro Cruz Martinez and Fernando Olivera


CRIME
Fever in the Blood by Robert Fleming
Devil in a Blue Dress by Walter Moseley

FANTASY
Wind Follower by Carole McDonnell
Acacia: Book One: The War With the Mein (Acacia) by David Anthony Durham
Zahrah the Windseeker by Nnedi Okorafor-Mbachu
When Fox Is a Thousand by Larissa Lai
Matters Of The Blood by Maria Lima
The Bone Whistle by Eva Swan
Kindred by Octavia Butler
My Soul to Keep by Tananarive Due
Imaro by Charles Saunders
Shadow Speaker, The by Nnedi Okorafor-mbachu
Brown Girl in the Ring by Nalo Hopkinson
Sleeping Helena by Erzebet YellowBoy
Slave to Sensation (Psy-Changelings, Book 1) by Nalini Singh

SCIENCE FICTION
So Long Been Dreaming: Postcolonial Science Fiction & Fantasy by Nalo Hopkinson
Dark Matter: A Century of Speculative Fiction from the African Diaspora by Sheree R. Thomas
Crystal Rain by Tobias S. Buckell
Warchild by Karin Lowachee
Mindscape by Andrea Hairston
Monkey Beach: A Novel by Eden Robinson
Parable of the Sower by Octavia E. Butler
Edinburgh: A Novel by Alexander Chee
Nova by Samuel R Delaney
Ragamuffin (Sci Fi Essential Books) by Tobias S. Buckell
Cimmerian City by Rae Lindley

HORROR
Havoc After Dark: Tales of Terror: Tales of Terror by Robert Fleming
Whispers in the Night: Dark Dreams III by Tananarive Due
Thunderland by Brandon Massey
Dark Dreams: A Collection of Horror and Suspense by Black Writers by Brandon Massey
The Cursed (Vampire Huntress Legends) by L. A. Banks

ALTERNATE HISTORY
Lion's Blood by Steven Barnes

MAINSTREAM/SLICE OF LIFE
Plenty Good Room by Cheri Paris Edwards
In the Name of Salome by Julia Alvarez
Woman Hollering Creek: And Other Stories by Sandra Cisneros
Caramelo by Sandra Cisneros
Native Son by Richard A. Wright
The Magic of Blood by Dagoberto Gilb
Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison
Empress of the Splendid Season by Oscar Hijuelos
Black Boy by Richard A. Wright
The Lamentable Journey of Omaha Bigelow Into The Impenetrable Loisaida Jungle by Edgardo Vega Yunque
Dreaming in Cuban by Cristina Garcia
The Women of Brewster Place by Gloria Naylor
Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston
A Lesson Before Dying (by Ernest J. Gaines
Bodega Dreams: A Novel by Ernesto Quinonez
Puerto Rican Writers at Home in the USA: An Anthology by Faythe Turner
Reclaiming Medusa: Short Stories by Contemporary Puerto Rican Women by Diana Lourdes Velez
72 Hour Hold by Bebe Moore Campbell
The Interruption of Everything by Terry McMillan
The Namesake: A Novel by Jhumpa Lahiri

BIOGRAPHY and HISTORY
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou
Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee: An Indian History of the American West by Dee Brown
Prison Writings: My Life Is My Sun Dance by Leonard Peltier
The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan
Roots by Alex Haley
Always Running: La Vida Loca: Gang Days in L.A. by Luis J. Rodriguez
Hunger of Memory : The Education of Richard Rodriguez by Richard Rodriguez
Drown by Junot Diaz
Go Tell It on the Mountain by James Baldwin

CHRISTIAN ROMANCE
Sushi for One? (The Sushi Series, Book 1) by Camy Tang
Business Unusual by Linda F. Beed
Guilty of Love (Urban Christian) by Pat Simmons
If The Shoe Fits by Marilynn Griffith
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