Black History Month books for kids


"African American Poetry," Karen Barbour, Arnold Rampersad (Editor), Marcellus Blount (Editor)
(Sterling Children's Books; $14.95)
BEST FOR Ages 8 and up

Classic poems for children from influential African-American writers such as Langston Hughes, Gwendolyn Brooks, Countee Cullen, Lucille Clifton and James Baldwin. (Credit: Handout)

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February is Black History Month, which makes it a great time to learn about the history and contributions of African Americans. There's no better way to celebrate Black History Month than with an inspiring children's book. Check out one of these books which can be found at your local library or on Amazon.

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