Joyce Hansen (born October 18, 1942 in The Bronx, New York City, New York) is a children's author. She primarily writes about African and African-American culture. Hansen wrote I Thought My Soul Would Rise and Fly for the Dear America series in 1997.
- Which Way Freedom? (1986)
- The Captive (1994)
- Breaking Ground, Breaking Silence (1998)
- One True Friend (2001)
- African Princess (2004)
- Home Is with Our Family (2010)