Black History Month Literature

Books for Teachers and children related to Black History Month

1001 Things Everyone Should Know About African American History
by Jeffrey C. Stewart

100 African Americans Who Shaped American History (100 Series)
by Chrisanne Beckner, Joanne Clarke

12 American Heroes of Black Heritage 2001
by Thomas, II Blackshear

The 521 All-Stars : A Championship Story of Baseball and Community
by Byron Baldwin (Photographer)

A Separate Battle : Women and the Civil War (Young Readers' History of the Civil War Series)
by Ina Chang

Africana : The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience
by Kwame Anthony Appiah

Ashley Bryan's ABC of African American Poetry : A Jean Karl Book
by Ashley Bryan

Aunt Harriet's Underground Railroad in the Sky
by Faith Ringgold

Bud, Not Buddy (Newbery Medal Book)
by Christopher Paul Curtis

Coming Home : From the Life of Langston Hughes
by Floyd Cooper

Dear Dr. King : Today's Children Write to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr
by Jan Colbert

Dear Mrs. Parks : A Dialogue With Today's Youth
by Rosa Parks

Follow the Leader
by Vicki Winslow

Frederick Douglass : The Last Day of Slavery
by William Miller

From Slave Ship to Freedom Road
by Julius Lester

Harriet and the Promised Land
by Jacob Lawrence

Hidden in Plain View : A Secret Story of Quilts and the Underground Railroad
by Jacqueline L. Tobin

I Have a Dream
by Martin Luther, Jr. King, Coretta Scott King

I Thought My Soul Would Rise and Fly : The Diary of Patsy, a Freed Girl (Dear America)
by Joyce Hansen

Lest We Forget
by Velma Maia Thomas

Melitte
by Fatima Shaik

Minty : A Story of Young Harriet Tubman
by Alan Schroeder

Mississippi Bridge
by Mildred D. Taylor

My Dream of Martin Luther King
by Faith Ringgold

Oh, Freedom!; Kids Talk about the Civil Rights Movement with the People Who Made It Happen
by Casey King

The Palm of My Heart : Poetry by African American Children
by Davida Adedjouma

The People Could Fly
by Virginia Hamilton

Richard Wright and the Library Card
by William Miller

Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry
by Mildred D. Taylor

The Slave Dance
r by Paula Fox

Soul Looks Back in Wonder
by Tom Feelings

The Story of Ruby Bridges
by Robert Coles

Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt
by Deborah Hopkinson

Through My Eyes
by Ruby Bridges

White Socks Only
by Evelyn Coleman

Zora Hurston and the Chinaberry Tree
by William Miller

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