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.
Check out this great list of picture books for #BlackHistoryMonth #ihsnet #homeschool
Martin's Big Words: The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Henry's Freedom Box: A True Story from the Underground Railroad
The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Picture Book Edition
William Kamkwamba tells his story of how he educated himself and saved his community by building a windmill that harnessed the power of the wind and created electricity.
Read the picture book version of the Netflix movie, The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind, and learn the power of reading.
Gordon Parks: How the Photographer Captured Black and White America
The Story of Ruby Bridges
by Robert Coles
Two Friends: Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass
by Dean Robbins
Harlem's Little Blackbird: The Story of Florence Mills
Freedom on the Menu: The Greensboro Sit-Ins
Inspire your kids to read by enrolling in our online family book clubs. Learn about the lives of African Americans during the Depression in Bud, Not Buddy.
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Adding adventure to education in a Bud, Not Buddy book club.
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…