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Favorite Books for Black History Month
The following are some of our favorite books for Black History Month (and anytime!). Some describe our different histories while others show the joys and challenges that are shared by children of all colors as they learn and grow.

A Chair for My Mother
By: Vera Williams
Age Level: 3-6
Amazing Grace
By: Mary Hoffman
Age Level: 6-9
Anansi The Spider
By: Gerald McDermott
Age Level: 3-6
Martin's Big Words: The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. By: Doreen Rappaport
Age Level: 6-9
Something Beautiful
By: Sharon Wyeth
Age Level: 3-6
Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt
By: Deborah Hopkinson
Age Level: 6-9
By: Virginia Hamilton
Age Level: 6-9
Bill Pickett: Rodeo-Ridin Cowboy
By: Andrea Pinkney & Brian Pinkney
Age Level: 6-9
Nina Bonita
By: Ana Machado
Age Level: 3-6


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