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8 Stellar Picture Books for Black History Month 2020

  • CHILDREN'S

    FREEDOM SOUP

    DEC. 10, 2019

  • CHILDREN'S

    OVERGROUND RAILROAD

    JAN. 7, 2020

CHILDREN'S

OVERGROUND RAILROAD

by Lesa Cline-Ransome ; illustrated by James E. Ransome

A beautiful portrayal of a historic and arduous family journey northward Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    THE OLDEST STUDENT

    JAN. 7, 2020

CHILDREN'S

THE OLDEST STUDENT

by Rita Lorraine Hubbard ; illustrated by Oge Mora

Enjoy this book with every child you know; let Mary Walker become a household name. Full review >

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  • CHILDREN'S

    BLACK IS A RAINBOW COLOR

    JAN. 14, 2020

CHILDREN'S

BLACK IS A RAINBOW COLOR

by Angela Joy ; illustrated by Ekua Holmes

Both a beautiful celebration of black culture and an excellent first black history book for young children. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    A RIDE TO REMEMBER

    JAN. 7, 2020

CHILDREN'S

A RIDE TO REMEMBER

by Sharon Langley & Amy Nathan ; illustrated by Floyd Cooper

This book delivers a beautiful and tender message about equality from the very first page. (Picture book/memoir. 6-9) Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • CHILDREN'S

    FREEDOM BIRD

    JAN. 14, 2020

  • CHILDREN'S

    A VOICE NAMED ARETHA

    JAN. 7, 2020

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