American History is a bit of a passion of mine. For the last two years, we have studied American History in-depth. During Black History Month, we add a different picture book each day about African-Americans who changed history. These are some of our favorite Black History month picture books. At the end of this post, I have included a library list of the books mentioned.
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This multiple award-winning book tells the story of Martin Luther King, Jr using his own quotes.
This inspirational poem is written by Misty Copeland, the first African-American principal dancer for the American Ballet Theater.
by Dean Robbins
Langston Hughes wrote this poem about life as an African-American growing up in the early 20th century when he was still a teenager.
Printable Book Lists
I’ve made printable book lists you can download and take to the library with you. Each list includes the book title, author name and the ISBN of each book. You will receive book lists for our favorite read alouds and our favorite picture books.
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Hi, I’m Dachelle. I’m a homeschooling mom of 3 in the South. I love chocolate and have been known to hide it from my children. I can often be found reading a good book (or even sometimes just an okay book) and enjoying a jar of Nutella — don’t judge. I blog, here, at HideTheChocolate.com when I’m not creating book clubs and making lists…lots and lots of lists (it’s an addiction). Learn more…