Picture Book Recommendations for Black History Month

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The Year We Learned to Fly

Jacqueline Woodson

Jacqueline Woodson and Rafael López's highly anticipated companion to their #1 New York Times bestseller The Day You Begin illuminates the power in each...

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Vas-y Jabari !

Cornwall, Gaia

Une suite attendue de Jabari plonge. Nous retrouvons avec plaisir Jabari, et la complicité avec son père... et sa soeur maintenant! Jabari invente un...

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Freedom Soup

Tami Charles

Join the celebration in the kitchen as a family makes their traditional New Year’s soup — and shares the story of how Haitian independence...

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Le chemin de Jada

Laura Nsafou , Barbara Brun

Jumelles, les héroïnes ont pourtant une couleur de peau différente. Lors d'une partie de cache-cache qui se prolonge jusqu'à la nuit tombée, l'une d'elle...

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Your Name Is a Song

Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow

Frustrated by a day full of teachers and classmates mispronouncing her beautiful name, a little girl tells her mother she never wants to come...

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Nina

Traci N. Todd

This illuminating and defining picture book biography illustrated by Caldecott Honoree Christian Robinson, tells the story of little Eunice who grew up to become...

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Parce que ta vie compte

Tami Charles

See below for English description.Sais-tu que TA VIE compte? On dit que la matière, c’est tout ce qui compose l’Univers : l’énergie, les...

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Freedom, We Sing

Amyra León

"I wonder, then, what freedom is. Is it a place? Is it a thought? Can it be stolen? Can it be bought?"As powerful as...

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Invaincus

Kwame Alexander

See below for English description.C’est pour les inoubliables. Ceux qui n’ont pas peur. Ceux qui sont invaincus.Dans ce livre à la fois touchant...

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Dear Black Girls

Shanice Nicole

Dear Black girls all around the world, this one is for you -- for us.Dear Black Girls is a letter to all Black girls....

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Akata Woman

Nnedi Okorafor

The electrifying third book in the series that started with Akata Witch, named one of Time magazine's "100 Best Fantasy Books of All Time"...

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