Books for Children


Your Hand in Mine Harcourt Brace, 1964

About a creative young black boy in the 1940s school. The objective was to portray that children in impoverished situations can still have an interest in the arts and how itís often ignored in our school system.


Grandmother's Pictures

Bookstore Press 1967

Bradbury Press 1970

Avon Books 1974

A nuanced portrayal of my relationship with my grandmother, sharing history and personal reminiscence through snapshots and conversation.


Chicory: Young Voices from the Black Ghetto Association Press, 1969

A collection of poems by young people in Baltimore.


Photo taken at the book's publication party, Baltimore, MD

Photo by William H. Ochs