Black Authors at Skidompha

It is our goal at Skidompha to provide you with access to a diverse collection of materials to borrow. 
We were grateful to receive a generous anonymous donation to support the purchase of literature by Black authors for our collection. Below is the list of books purchased so far with this funding. We hope you will order these titles from Skidompha through curbside pickup


Title Author ISBN Category
Kindred Butler, Octavia 978-0807083109 Fiction
Queenie Carty-Williams, Candice 9781501196010 Fiction
What we lose Clemmons, Zinzi 978-0735221710 Fiction
The Water Dancer Coates, Ta-Nehisi 978-0399590597 Fiction
Halsey Street Coster, Naima 978-1503941175 Fiction
This mournable body Dangarembga, Tsitsi 978-1555978129 Fiction
Freshwater Emezi, Akwaeke 978-0802127358 Fiction
Travelers Habila, Helon 9780393239591 Fiction
Not without laughter Hughes, Langston 978-1121880627 Fiction
Silver Sparrow Jones, Tayari 978-1565129900 Fiction
An American Marriage Jones, Tayari 978-1616208776 Fiction
Who fears death Okorafor, Nnedi 978-0756406172 Fiction
Boy, snow, bird Oyeyemi, Helen 978-1594631399 Fiction
Mumbo Jumbo Reed, Ishmael 978-0241305812 Fiction
Ghost Reynolds, Jason 978-1481450164 Fiction
Salvage the bones Ward, Jesmyn 978-1608195220 Fiction
The Nickel Boys Whitehead, Colson 978-0385537070 Fiction
Another Brooklyn Woodson, Jacqueline 978-0062359995 Fiction
Red at the Bone Woodson, Jacqueline 978-0525535270 Fiction
Notes from a black woman’s diary Collins, Kathleen 978-0062800954 Fiction
Friday Black Adjel-Brenyah, Nana Kwame 978-1328911247 Fiction
What it means when a man falls from the sky Arimah, Lesley Nneka 978-0735211025 Fiction
The Undefeated Alexander, Kwame 9781328780966 Kids
Dragons in a Bag Elliott, Zetta 9780525636090 Kids
Antiracist Baby Kendi, Ibram X 978-0593110416 Kids
I am Farmer: Growing an environmental movement in Cameroon Paul, Baptiste and Miranda 9781512449143 Kids
Lu Reynolds, Jason 978-1481450249 Kids
Patina Reynolds, Jason 978-1481450195 Kids
Sunny Reynolds, Jason 978-1481450218 Kids
Just South of Home Strong, Karen 9781534419384 Kids
Brown Girl Dreaming Woodson, Jacqueline 9780147515827 Kids
Harbor Me – audiobook Woodson, Jacqueline 9780525639107 Kids
Dear Ijeawele, or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi 978-1524733131 Nonfiction
The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration In The Age Of Colorblindness Alexander, Michelle 978-1595581037 Nonfiction
Fire shut up in my bones Blow, Charles M. 978-0544228047 Nonfiction
Between the World and Me Coates, Ta Nehisi 978-0812993547 Nonfiction
Eloquent Rage: a black feminist discovers her superpower Cooper, Brittney 978-1250112576 Nonfiction
Collected Poems: 1974 – 2004 Dove, Rita 978-0393354935 Nonfiction
Difficult Women Gay, Roxane 978-0802125392 Nonfiction
Out of the house of bondage: the transformation of the plantation household Glymph, Thavolia 978-0521703987 Nonfiction
The Last Black unicorn Haddish, Tiffany 978-1501181825 Nonfiction
The Sisters Are Alright: Changing The Broken Narrative Of Black Women In America Harris, Tamara Winfrey 978-1626563513 Nonfiction
Barracoon: The Story of the Last Black Cargo Hurston, Zora Neale 978-0062748201 Nonfiction
Call me American Iftin, Abdi Nor 978-1524732196 Nonfiction
How to be an Antiracist Kendi, Ibram X 9780525509288 Nonfiction
Stamped from the Beginning Kendi, Ibram X 978-1568585987 Nonfiction
When they call you a terrorist: a black lives matter memoir Khan-Cullors, Patrisse 978-1250171085 Nonfiction
Autobiography of Martin Luther King, Jr. King, Martin Luther Jr. 978-0446676502 Nonfiction
Heavy: a memoir Laymon, Kiese 978-1501125652 Nonfiction
The Collected Poems of Audre Lorde Lorde, Audre 978-0393319729 Nonfiction
They Can’t Kill Us All: Ferguson, Baltimore And A New Era In America’s Racial Justice Movement Lowery, Wesley 978-0316312479 Nonfiction
So you want to talk about race Oluo, Ijeoma 978-1580056779 Nonfiction
Notes from a Young Black Chef Onwuachi, Kwame 99781524732622 Nonfiction
Farming while black Penniman, Leah 978-1603587617 Nonfiction
So close to being the sh*t, ya’ll don’t even know Retta 978-1250109347 Nonfiction
You Can’t Touch my Hair: And Other Things I Still Have To Explain Robinson, Phoebe 978-0143129202 Nonfiction
Hidden Figures Shetterly, Margot 978-0062363596 Nonfiction
Feel free Smith, Zadie 978-1594206252 Nonfiction
In search of our mother’s gardens: womanist prose Walker, Alice 978-0156028646 Nonfiction
My larger education: chapters from my expirience Washington, Booker t. 978-1604591972 Nonfiction
The autobiography of Malcom X X, Malcom 978-0345350688 Nonfiction
With the fire on high Acevedo, Elizabeth 978-0062662835 Young Adult
The Poet X Acevedo, Elizabeth 978-0062662804 Young Adult
Children of Virtue and Vengeance Adeyemi, Tomi 978-1250170996 Young Adult
Kings, Queens and In-Betweens Boteju, Tanya 9781534430655 Young Adult
A place for wolves Jackson, Kosoko 9781492673651 Young Adult
She Would Be King Moore, Wayetu 978-1555978177 Young Adult
Akata Warrior Okorafor, Nnedi 978-0670785612 Young Adult
Akata Witch Okorafor, Nnedi 978-0670011964 Young Adult
The Dark Fantastic Thomas, Elizabeth Ebony 978-1479800650 Young Adult