1) (American politician) Barbara Jordan, 1936-1996 the author of Barbara Jordan, a self-portrait; The Great Society : a twenty year critique and Selected speeches
2) (Poet) Barbara Jordan, 1949- the author of Channel and Trace Elements (New Zealand)
3) Barbara Jordan the author of Challenges for children : discovering science together
and 4) (American) Barbara Jordan the author of Preparing foster parents' own children for the fostering experience : "so, your folks are talking about becoming foster parents!!"
5) A writer on knitting.
NOTE: American Hero: Barbara Jordan is actually a bio by Mary Beth Rogers but as I understand the rules should be left as 1).