The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane
The Half Has Never Been Told by Edward E. Baptist
The Killer Angels by Michael Shaara
The River Between Us by Richard Peck
Bull Run by Paul Fleischman
Barracoon: The Story of the Last Slave by Zora Neale Hurston
The Classic Slave Narratives collected/edited by Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
The Souls of Black Folk by W. E. B. Du Bois