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)

Melba Patillo 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 CoxTiger Pride: One Hundred Years of Little Rock Central High Football.  (Little Rock:  Arkansas Business, 2005)

Orval Faubus, Down from the Hills. (Little Rock, Pioneer Press, 1980)

Sondra Gordy, Finding the Lost Year: What Happened When Little Rock Closed Its Public Schools. (Fayetteville: University of Arkansas Press, 2009)

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 JenningsCarry 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 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.