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Tulsa Race Massacre

May 31 and July 1, 2021 mark the 100th anniversary of one of the worst chapters in U.S. history – the Tulsa Race Massacre. Here is a reading list of three children’s books and four adult titles.

Across the Tracks: Remembering Greenwood, Black Wall Street, and the Tulsa Race Massacre

Across the Tracks

By: Alverne Ball
Illustrated by:
Stacey Robinson
ISBN: 9781419755170
Nonfiction, Teen, Biography / Memoir
Death in a Promised Land: The Tulsa Race Riot of 1921

Death in a Promised Land

By: Scott Ellworth
ISBN: 9780807117675
Nonfiction, Adult, History
Riot and Rememberance: America’s Worst Race Riot and Its Legacy

Riot and Rememberance

By: James S. Hirsch
ISBN: 9780618340767
Nonfiction, Adult, Background / Culture
The Burning: The Tulsa Race Massacre of 1921

The Burning

By: Tim Madigan
ISBN: 9780312302474
Nonfiction, Adult, History
The Tulsa Race Massacre

The Tulsa Race Massacre

By: Kara L. Laughlin
ISBN: 9781503853713
Nonfiction, 7-12, Background / Culture
Tulsa 1921: Reporting a Massacre

Tulsa 1921

By: Randy Krehbiel
ISBN: 9780806168715
Nonfiction, Adult, Background / Culture
Unspeakable: The Tulsa Race Massacre


By: Carole Boston Weatherford
Illustrated by:
Floyd Cooper
ISBN: 9781541581203
Nonfiction, 7-12, History
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