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4 Children’s Books to Read with Your Child to Honor Black History Month

To commemorate Black History Month, we have complied a list of books by Black authors that celebrate the accomplishments of Black history makers.

Books serve as a magnificent way to teach important concepts to your child. Read these books with your child to help her learn about Black figures in history.

Hidden Figures: The True Story of Four Black Women and the Space Race by Margot Lee Shetterly

A beautiful written book that tells the story about four trailblazing Black women how made a positive impact in the space race.




Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History by Vashti Harrison

A powerful book that includes a variety of stories about Black women who stood up in the face of adversity.




Little Legends:  Exceptional Men in Black History by Vashti Harrison

From activists to artists, this engaging book includes stories about exceptional men in Black history.




I Have a Dream: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

An illustrated version of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s inspirational speech about the importance of equality.


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