- They Called Him Father Gus, by Reverend Roy Bauer
- Father Augustine Tolton, the First Black Priest in the United States, by the Pontifical Mission Societies
- Father Augustus Tolton: 1854-1897
(Most links to publisher sites)
- Augustus Tolton: The Church Is the True Liberator, by Joyce Duriga N.B.: This is the best available book.
- Father Augustus Tolton: A Brief Biography of a Faithful Priest and Former Slave, by Joseph Perry [Amazon link; published by The Tolton Guild]
- From Slave to Priest: The Inspirational Story of Father Augustine Tolton (1854-1897), by Sr. Caroline Hemesath, O.S.F.
- Father Augustus Tolton: The Slave Who Became the First African-American Priest, by Deacon Harodl Burke-Sivers
- Father Augustus Tolton: The First Recognized Black Priest in America, by Corinna Laughlin and Maria Laughlin