We created free activity guides to be used with many of our books. These guides contain discussion questions, project ideas, and other suggestions that educators, parents, youth program leaders and others can use with young people who are reading these books.

Click on any of the titles below to view or download a PDF of the activity guide for that book. (Note: books are listed alphabetically.)


12 Brown Boys 

AFRO-BETS Kids: I'm Going to Be

Aloha for Carol Ann

Bishop Daniel Payne

Block Party 

Conrad Saves Pinger Park

Courtney's Birthday Party

I Told You I Could Play

Jamal's Busy Day

Kwame Nkrumah's Midnight Speech for Independence

Madear's Old Green House

NEATE: Eddie's Ordeal

One Million Men and Me

Papa's Free Day Party

Path to My African Eyes

Poetry from the Masters: The Pioneers

Poetry from the Masters: The Black Arts Movement

Sink or Swim (external link to author's website)

The Secret Olivia Told Me

The Talk

We Could Be Brothers

We Rise, We Resist, We Raise Our Voices

What Did Abuela Say?