Andrea Davis Pinkney Bibliography

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NONFICTION

Alvin Ailey, illustrated by husband, Brian Pinkney, Hyperion (New York, NY), 1993. (Wendy Bell)

Seven Candles for Kwanzaa, illustrated by Brian Pinkney, Dial (New York, NY), 1993. (Wendy Bell)

Dear Benjamin Banneker, illustrated by Brian Pinkney, Harcourt (New York, NY), 1994.

Bill Picket: Rodeo-Ridin’ Cowboy, illustrated by Brian Pinkney, Harcourt (New York, NY), 1996.

Duke Ellington: The Piano Prince and His Orchestra, illustrated by Brian Pinkney, Hyperion (New York, NY), 1998. (Wendy Bell)

Let It Shine: Stories of Black Women Freedom Fighters, illustrated by Stephen Alcorn, Harcourt (San Diego, CA), 2000.

Ella Fitzgerald: The Tale of a Vocal Virtuosa, illustrated by Brian Pinkney, Jump at the Sun (New York, NY), 2002. (Wendy Bell)

Boycott Blues: How Rosa Parks Inspired a Nation, illustrated by Brian Pinkney, Amistad, 2008. (Coming in September 30, 2008)

FICTION BOOKS

I Smell Honey, Harcourt (New York, NY), 1997.

Pretty Brown Face, Harcourt (New York, NY), 1997.

Solo Girl, illustrated by Nneka Bennett, Hyperion (New York, NY), 1997.

Shake, Shake, Shake, illustrated by Brian Pinkney, Harcourt (New York, NY), 1997.

Watch Me Dance, illustrated by Brian Pinkney, Harcourt (New York, NY), 1997.

Mim’s Christmas Jam, illustrated by Brian Pinkney, Harcourt (San Diego, CA), 2001.

Abraham Lincoln: Letters from a Slave Girl, Winslow Press (Delray Beach, FL), 2001.

Fishing Day, illustrated by Shane Evans, Jump at the Sun (New York, NY), 2003.

Sleeping Cutie, illustrated by Brian Pinkney, Gulliver (Orlando, FL), 2004.

Peggony-Po: A Whale Of A Tale, illustrated by Brian Pinkney, Jump at the Sun/Hyperion Books (New York), 2006. (Wendy Bell)

YOUNG ADULT NOVELS

Hold Fast to Dreams, Hyperion (New York, NY), 1995.

Raven in a Dove House, Harcourt (New York, NY), 1998.

Silent Thunder, Hyperion (New York, NY), 1999.

OTHER

(Selector) Paul Laurence Dunbar, Jump Back, Honey (poems) Jump at the Sun (New York, NY), 1999.

Also contributor of articles to periodicals, including New York Times, Executive Female, Black Enterprise, and Highlights for Children.

Adaptations

Duke Ellington and Ella Fitzgerald have been recorded as audio books and adapted as video recordings. Abraham Lincoln and Silent Thunder have been recorded as audio books.

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