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.
The BreakBeat Poets Vol. 2: Black Girl Magic by Jamila Woods, Mahogany L. Browne, Idrissa Simmonds, Patricia Smith
Please Don’t Touch My Magical Hair (Chocolate Kid Chronicles Book 1) by Dr. Vivian Jolley Bea, Charles Bea Jr.
Chocolate Me! by Taye Diggs, Shane W. Evans
Dad, Who Will I Be? by G.Todd Taylor, Jorge Hernandez, Delayna Robbins
Dancing in the Wings by Debbie Allen, Kadir Nelson
Every Little Thing: Based on the song “Three Little Birds” by Bob Marley by Bob Marley, Cedella Marley, Vanessa Brantley-Newton
Happy by Pharrell Williams
I Am Enough by Grace Byers, Keturah A. Bobo
June Peters, You Will Change The World One Day by Alika R. Turner, Naafi N. Rohma
Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History by Vashti Harrison
Mae Among the Stars by Roda Ahmed, Stasia Burrington
One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia
Please, Baby, Please by Spike Lee, Tonya Lewis Lee, Kadir Nelson
Q Saves the Sun by Isaac Perry, Shomari Harrington
Riley Can Be Anything by Mrs. Davina Hamilton, Ms. Elena Reinoso
Simone Visits the Museum by Dr. Kelsi Bracmort, Takeia Marie
What Color Is My World?: The Lost History of African-American Inventors by Kareem Abdul-Jabbal, Raymond Obstfeld, Ben Boos, A.G. Ford