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Celebrate Black History Month with Children's Books Recommendations

Celebrate Black History Month with Children's Books Recommendations

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In celebration of Black History Month, here is a list of books for our young future to be exposed to the great accomplishments of black Americans, that our education system sometimes lacks in representing.

These books do not only introduce you to important people: scientists, musicians, politicians, athletes, but also to black authors, with a beautiful story to share.

  1. A Kid’s Guide to African American History: More than 70 Activities (A Kid’s Guide series) by Nancy I. Sanders.

  2. Bedtime Inspirational Stories: 50 Amazing Black People Who Changed the World by L. A. Amber.

  3. The BreakBeat Poets Vol. 2: Black Girl Magic by Jamila Woods, Mahogany L. Browne, Idrissa Simmonds, Patricia Smith

  4. Please Don’t Touch My Magical Hair (Chocolate Kid Chronicles Book 1) by Dr. Vivian Jolley Bea, Charles Bea Jr.

  5. Chocolate Me! by Taye Diggs, Shane W. Evans

  6. Dad, Who Will I Be? by G.Todd Taylor, Jorge Hernandez, Delayna Robbins

  7. Dancing in the Wings by Debbie Allen, Kadir Nelson

  8. Every Little Thing: Based on the song “Three Little Birds” by Bob Marley by Bob Marley, Cedella Marley, Vanessa Brantley-Newton

  9. Happy by Pharrell Williams

  10. I Am Enough by Grace Byers, Keturah A. Bobo

  11. June Peters, You Will Change The World One Day by Alika R. Turner, Naafi N. Rohma

  12. Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History by Vashti Harrison

  13. Mae Among the Stars by Roda Ahmed, Stasia Burrington

  14. One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia

  15. Please, Baby, Please by Spike Lee, Tonya Lewis Lee, Kadir Nelson

  16. Q Saves the Sun by Isaac Perry, Shomari Harrington

  17. Riley Can Be Anything by Mrs. Davina Hamilton, Ms. Elena Reinoso

  18. Simone Visits the Museum by Dr. Kelsi Bracmort, Takeia Marie

  19. The Adventures of Malik and Mya: My Words are Super Powers (Joyful Black Child) by Porsha Hargrove

  20. What Color Is My World?: The Lost History of African-American Inventors by Kareem Abdul-Jabbal, Raymond Obstfeld, Ben Boos, A.G. Ford

Raise the Bar, Change the Game by Brian Marcel

Raise the Bar, Change the Game by Brian Marcel