Black History Month

February is Black History Month.  Celebrate with one of these great reads.
Title Author Cover
Respecting the contributions of African Americans Anna Kingston Respecting the contributions of African Americans cover image
Black women who dared Naomi M Moyer Black women who dared cover image
Never Caught, the story of Ona Judge : George and Martha Washington's courageous slave who dared to run away Erica Armstrong Dunbar Never Caught, the story of Ona Judge : George and Martha Washington's courageous slave who dared to run away cover image
Harriet Tubman : abolitionist and conductor of the underground railroad Barbara Krasner Harriet Tubman : abolitionist and conductor of the underground railroad cover image
Marshall "Major" Taylor : world champion bicyclist, 1899-1901 Marlene Targ Brill Marshall "Major" Taylor : world champion bicyclist, 1899-1901 cover image
Chasing space Leland Melvin Chasing space cover image
Martin Luther King Jr. : a peaceful leader Sarah Albee Martin Luther King Jr. : a peaceful leader cover image
Al Sharpton : civil rights leader Wayne D'Orio Al Sharpton : civil rights leader cover image
The secret garden of George Washington Carver Gene Barretta The secret garden of George Washington Carver cover image
African American literature Stephen Currie African American literature cover image
Let's celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day Barbara DeRubertis Let's celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day cover image
Henry Ossawa Tanner : his boyhood dream comes true Faith Ringgold Henry Ossawa Tanner : his boyhood dream comes true cover image
Who fixed babies' hearts? Vivien Thomas Sara L Latta Who fixed babies' hearts? Vivien Thomas cover image
W. E. B. Du Bois : a twentieth-century life Tonya Bolden W. E. B. Du Bois : a twentieth-century life cover image
America's black founders : revolutionary heroes and early leaders : with 21 activities Nancy I Sanders America's black founders : revolutionary heroes and early leaders : with 21 activities cover image
Katherine Johnson Ebony Wilkins Katherine Johnson cover image
Going underground Amie Jane Leavitt Going underground cover image
Martin Luther King Jr. and peaceful protest Kelly Spence Martin Luther King Jr. and peaceful protest cover image
Who Was Sojourner Truth? Yona Zeldis McDonough Who Was Sojourner Truth? cover image
The life of Paul Robeson : actor, singer, political activist David K Wright The life of Paul Robeson : actor, singer, political activist cover image
Things that make white people uncomfortable : adapted for young readers Michael Bennett Things that make white people uncomfortable : adapted for young readers cover image
Shirley Chisholm Lucia Raatma Shirley Chisholm cover image
Kimberly Bryant : founder of Black Girls Code Kathryn Hulick Kimberly Bryant : founder of Black Girls Code cover image
What was your dream, Dr. King? : and other questions about Martin Luther King, Jr. Mary Kay Carson What was your dream, Dr. King? : and other questions about Martin Luther King, Jr. cover image
Brave, black, first : 50+ African American women who changed the world Cheryl Willis Hudson Brave, black, first : 50+ African American women who changed the world cover image
The life of Martin Luther King, Jr. : leader for civil rights Michael Schuman The life of Martin Luther King, Jr. : leader for civil rights cover image
The Civil War and emancipation James A Corrick The Civil War and emancipation cover image
Josephine : the dazzling life of Josephine Baker Patricia Hruby Powell Josephine : the dazzling life of Josephine Baker cover image
Frederick Douglass : leader of the abolitionist movement Melissa Carosella Frederick Douglass : leader of the abolitionist movement cover image
Hidden no more : African American women in STEM careers Caroline Kennon Hidden no more : African American women in STEM careers cover image
Contemporary achievements Rebecca Szulhan Contemporary achievements cover image
Michelle Obama : an American story David Colbert Michelle Obama : an American story cover image
Out of the blue Victor Cruz Out of the blue cover image
Memoir of Susie King Taylor : a Civil War nurse Pamela Dell Memoir of Susie King Taylor : a Civil War nurse cover image
Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day Sally Lee Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day cover image
Harriet Tubman Kem Knapp Sawyer Harriet Tubman cover image
Counting the stars Lesa Cline-Ransome Counting the stars cover image
Coretta Scott King Cynthia Amoroso Coretta Scott King cover image
Mrs. Lincoln's dressmaker : the unlikely friendship of Elizabeth Keckley & Mary Todd Lincoln Lynda Jones Mrs. Lincoln's dressmaker : the unlikely friendship of Elizabeth Keckley & Mary Todd Lincoln cover image
March forward, girl : from young warrior to Little Rock Nine Melba Beals March forward, girl : from young warrior to Little Rock Nine cover image
African-American culture Darice Bailer African-American culture cover image
Louis Armstrong : "Jazz is played from the heart" Michael Schuman Louis Armstrong : "Jazz is played from the heart" cover image
Barack Obama : United States President : updated and expanded! Roberta Edwards Barack Obama : United States President : updated and expanded! cover image
Sojourner Truth : speaking up for freedom Geoffrey M Horn Sojourner Truth : speaking up for freedom cover image
Booker T. Washington : teacher, speaker, and leader Suzanne Slade Booker T. Washington : teacher, speaker, and leader cover image
The girl with a mind for math : the story of Raye Montague Julia Finley Mosca The girl with a mind for math : the story of Raye Montague cover image
Martin Luther King, Jr. KaaVonia Hinton Martin Luther King, Jr. cover image
Heroes of black history : biographies of four great Americans Heroes of black history : biographies of four great Americans cover image
Biddy Mason speaks up Arisa White Biddy Mason speaks up cover image
Ella Fitzgerald Ma Isabel Sánchez Vegara Ella Fitzgerald cover image