Karen Anderson, Little Rock: Race and Resistance at Central High School. (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2013).
Harry S. Ashmore, Civil Rights and Wrongs: A Memoir of Race and Politics, 1944-1994. (New York City: Pantheon Books, 1994).
James T. Baker, Brooks Hays. (Macon GA: Mercer University Press, 1990).
Numan V. Bartley, The Rise of Massive Resistance: Race and Politics in the South During the 1950’s. (Baton Rouge: LSU Press, 1969).
Daisy Bates, The Long Shadow of Little Rock. (Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 1987).
Stephanie Bayless, Obliged to Help: Adolphine Fletcher Terry and the Progressive South. (Little Rock: Butler Center Books, 2011).
Melba Pattillo Beals, I Will Not Fear: My Story of a Lifetime of Building Faith under Fire. (Grand Rapids, MI; Baker Publishing Group, 2018).
Melba Pattillo Beals, March Forward, Girl: From Young Warrior to Little Rock Nine. (Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2018).
Melba Pattillo Beals, Warriors Don’t Cry. (New York City: Washington Square Press, 1995).
Virgil Blossom, It Has Happened Here. (New York City: Harper & Brothers, 1959).
Vivion Lenon Brewer, The Embattled Ladies of Little Rock: 1958-1963, The Struggle to Save Public Education at Central High. (Fort Bragg, CA: Lost Coast Press, 1999).
Ralph Brodie and Marvin Schwartz, Central in Our Lives: Voice from Little Rock Central High School 1957-59. (Little Rock: Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, 2008).
Robert L. Brown, Defining Moments. (Fayetteville, University of Arkansas Press, 2010).
Herbert Brownell, Advising Ike: The Memoirs of Attorney General Herbert Brownell. (Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 1993).
George M. Cate, The Good Ground of Central High: Little Rock Central High School and Legendary Coach Wilson Matthews. (Little Rock: Central Arkansas Library System, 2008).
Will Counts, A Life Is More than a Moment: The Desegregation of Little Rock’s Central High. (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2007).
Brian Cox, Tiger Pride: One Hundred Years of Little Rock Central High Football. (Little Rock: Arkansas Business, 2005).
Erin Krutko Devlin, Remember Little Rock. (Amherst, MA: University of Massachusetts Press, 2017).
Orval Faubus, Down from the Hills. (Little Rock, Pioneer Press, 1980).
Tony A. Freyer, Little Rock on Trial: Cooper v. Aaron and School Desegregation. (Lawrence, KS: University of Kansas Press, 2007).
Sondra Gordy, Finding the Lost Year: What Happened When Little Rock Closed Its Public Schools. (Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 2009).
Richards Hansen with Thelma Mothershed Wair, Education Has No Color: The Story of Thelma Mothershed Wair, One of the Little Rock Nine. (Virginia Beach, VA: Donning Company Publishers, 2017).
Brooks Hays, A Hotbed of Tranquility: My Life in Five Worlds. (New York City, MacMillan Press, 1968).
Brooks Hays, Politics Is My Parish: An Autobiography. (Baton Rouge, Louisiana State University Press, 1981).
Brooks Hays, A Southern Moderate Speaks. (Chapel Hill, UNC Press, 1959).
Elizabeth Huckaby, Crisis at Central High, Little Rock, 1957-58. (Baton Rouge, Louisiana State University Press, 1980).
Elizabeth Jacoway, Turn Away Thy Son: Little Rock, The Crisis That Shocked a Nation. (New York City: Free Press, 2007).
Elizabeth Jacoway and C. Fred Williams, ed., Understanding the Little Rock Crisis: An Exercise in Remembrance and Reconciliation. (Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 1999).
Jay Jennings, Carry the Rock: Race, Football, and the Soul of an American City. (New York City: Rodale Books, 2010).
John A. Kirk, Beyond Little Rock: The Origins and Legacies of the Central High Crisis. (Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 2007).
John A. Kirk, ed., An Epitaph for Little Rock: A Fiftieth Anniversary Retrospective on the Central High Crisis. (Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 2008).
Carlotta Walls Lanier, A Mighty Long Way: My Journey to Justice at Little Rock Central High School. (New York City: Random House Publishing, 2010).
Catherine M. Lewis, Race, Politics and Memory: A Documentary History of the Little Rock School Crisis. (Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 2007).
Kekla Magoon, Today the World is Watching You: The Little Rock Nine and the Fight for School Integration, 1957. (Minneapolis MN: Twenty-First Century Books, 2011). Recommended for grades 6 through 9
David Margolick, Elizabeth and Hazel: Two Women of Little Rock. (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2011).
Neil R. McMillen, The Citizens’ Council: Organized Resistance to the Second Reconstruction, 1954-1964. (Urbana-Champaign IL: University of Illinois Press, 1994).
Sara Alderman Murphy, Breaking the Silence: Little Rock’s Women’s Emergency Committee to Open Our Schools, 1958-1963. (Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 1997).
David A. Nichols, A Matter of Justice: Eisenhower and the Beginning of the Civil Rights Revolution. (New York City: Simon & Schuster, 2008).
Dunbar H. Ogden, My Father Said Yes: A White Pastor in Little Rock School Integration. (Nashville TN: Vanderbilt University Press, 2008).
Mackie O’Hara and Alex Richardson, ed., Beyond Central, Toward Acceptance: A Collection of Oral Histories from Students of Little Rock Central High. (Little Rock: Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, 2010).
Laurie A. O’Neill, Little Rock: The Desegregation of Central High. (Minneapolis, MN: Lerner Publishing Group, 1994). Recommended for grades 4 through 8.
Kasey S. Pipes, Ike’s Final Battle: The Road to Little Rock and the Challenge of Equality. (Los Angeles: World Ahead Publishing, 2007).
Roy Reed, Faubus: The Life and Times of an American Prodigal. (Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 1999).
Gene Roberts and Hank Klibanoff, The Race Beat: The Press, The Civil Rights Struggle, and the Awakening of a Nation. (New York City: Alfred A. Knopf, 2006).
Terrence Roberts, Lessons from Little Rock. (Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 2009).
Donna Lampkin Stephens, If It Ain’t Broke, Break It: How Corporate Journalism Killed the Arkansas Gazette. (Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 2015).
Grif Stockley, Daisy Bates: Civil Rights Crusader from Arkansas. (Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 2005).
Grif Stockley, Ruled by Race: Black/White Relations in Arkansas from Slavery to the Present. (Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 2008).
Shelley Tougas, Little Rock Girl 1957: How a Photograph Changed the Face of Integration. (North Mankato, MN: Capstone Press, 2011). Recommended for grades 5 through 9.