African American Read-in Winter Book Drive


Help us give the gift of literacy this season!

The book drive will take place from December 1, 2017 - February 1, 2018.

Books will be given to students during the Dallas ISD African American Read-In.

Contact Charissa Govan at (972) 925-8804 or for collection.

Suggested books

  • Trombone Shorty
    Troy Andrews
  • Sounder
    William H. Armstrong
  • She Persisted
    Chelsea Clinton
  • Bud, Not Buddy
    Christopher Paul Curtis
  • Gone Crazy in Alabama
    Rita Williams-Garcia
  • The First Step: How One Girl Put Segregation on Trial
    Susan Goodman
  • Danita Brown, Class Clown
    Nikki Grimes
  • Talkin' About Bessie
    Nikki Grimes
  • M. C. Higgins, The Great
    Virginia Hamilton
  • A Raisin in the Sun
    Lorraine Hansberry
  • Voices of Freedom: Fannie Lou Hamer
    Ekua Holmes
  • Their Eyes Were Watching God
    Zora Neale Hurston
  • Henry's Freedom Box; A True Story from the Underground Railroad
    Ellen Levine
  • Song of Solomon
    Toni Morrison
  • Thunder Rose
    Jerdine Nolen
  • Dreams from My Father
    Barack Obama
  • Radiant Child: The Story of Young Artist
    Javaka Stetoe
  • The Friendship
    Mildred Taylor
  • The Color Purple
    Alice Walker
  • Moses: When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom
    Carole Boston Weatherford
  • Clayton Byrd Goes Underground
    Rita Williams-Garcia
  • Brown Girl Dreaming
    Jacqueline Woodson


Charissa Govan
Phone: (972) 925-8804