This bibliography on Black joy shares celebratory stories about Haiti in selected works for general audiences and younger readers. The books offer information about the Haitian Creole language, Vodou, and the written accounts of Haitians and Haitian Americans. Follow the links below to fuller bibliographic information in the Library of Congress Online Catalog.
Americas Award honoree Francie Latour reads from "Auntie Luce's Talking Paintings," her book about a young American girl who visits family in Haiti and finds herself through her Haitian auntie's paintbrush. The Americas Award encourages and commends authors, illustrators and publishers who produce quality and classroom-ready children's and young adult books portraying Latin America, the Caribbean or Latinos in the United States (Event date: September 27, 2019).