Celebrate Black History Month - For Kids & Teens

February is Black History Month!
Scroll down to see our picks in the following categories:
- Board books

- Local Black history

- Middle grade biographies/history

- Young adult nonfiction

 

Baby Young, Gifted, and Black: With a Mirror! Cover Image
By Jamia Wilson, Andrea Pippins (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9780711261419
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Published: Wide Eyed Editions - January 26th, 2021

Hey Black Child Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780316360296
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Published: LB Kids - December 17th, 2019

Follow Your Dreams, Little One Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780316475150
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Published: LB Kids - September 29th, 2020

Princess Hair Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780316441193
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Published: LB Kids - October 15th, 2019

My N.C. from A-Z Cover Image
By Michelle Lanier, Dare Coulter (Illustrator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9780865264991
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Published: North Carolina Division of Archives & History - January 15th, 2020

Libba: The Magnificent Musical Life of Elizabeth Cotten (Early Elementary Story Books, Children's Music Books, Biography Books for Kids) Cover Image
By Laura Veirs, Tatyana Fazlalizadeh (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781452148571
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Published: Chronicle Books - January 16th, 2018

Lift as You Climb: The Story of Ella Baker Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534406230
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Published: Margaret K. McElderry Books - June 9th, 2020

Freedom on the Menu: The Greensboro Sit-Ins Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780142408940
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Published: Puffin Books - December 27th, 2007

Dream Builder: The Story of Architect Philip Freelon Cover Image
By Kelly Lyons, Laura Freeman (Illustrator)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781620149553
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Published: Lee & Low Books - January 14th, 2020

Sit-In: How Four Friends Stood Up by Sitting Down Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316070164
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - February 3rd, 2010

Between the Lines: How Ernie Barnes Went from the Football Field to the Art Gallery Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481443876
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Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - January 23rd, 2018

Jump at the Sun: The True Life Tale of Unstoppable Storycatcher Zora Neale Hurston Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534419131
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - January 12th, 2021

The Secret Garden of George Washington Carver Cover Image
By Gene Barretta, Frank Morrison (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062430151
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Published: Katherine Tegen Books - January 14th, 2020

One Last Word: Wisdom from the Harlem Renaissance Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781681196022
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Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - August 4th, 2020

Legacy: Women Poets of the Harlem Renaissance Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781681199443
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Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - January 5th, 2021

We Shall Overcome: The Story of a Song Cover Image
By Debbie Levy, Vanessa Brantley-Newton (Illustrator), Vanessa Brantley-Newton (Cover design or artwork by)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781423119548
Availability: Backordered
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - December 17th, 2013

Brave Ballerina: The Story of Janet Collins (Who Did It First?) Cover Image
By Michelle Meadows, Ebony Glenn (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250127730
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - January 8th, 2019

Young Gifted and Black: Meet 52 Black Heroes from Past and Present Cover Image
By Jamia Wilson, Andrea Pippins (Illustrator)
$23.99
ISBN: 9781786031587
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Published: Wide Eyed Editions - February 1st, 2018

A Voice Named Aretha Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781681198507
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Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - January 7th, 2020

A Computer Called Katherine: How Katherine Johnson Helped Put America on the Moon Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316435178
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 12th, 2019

The Power of Her Pen: The Story of Groundbreaking Journalist Ethel L. Payne Cover Image
By Lesa Cline-Ransome, John Parra (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781481462891
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Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - January 14th, 2020

The Highest Tribute: Thurgood Marshall’s Life, Leadership, and Legacy Cover Image
By Kekla Magoon, Laura Freeman (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062912510
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Published: Quill Tree Books - January 5th, 2021

The Oldest Student: How Mary Walker Learned to Read Cover Image
By Rita Lorraine Hubbard, Oge Mora (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781524768287
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Published: Schwartz & Wade - January 7th, 2020

Jean-Michel Basquiat (Little People, BIG DREAMS #41) Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780711245808
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Published: Frances Lincoln Children's Books - June 16th, 2020

Jesse Owens (Little People, BIG DREAMS #42) Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780711245839
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Published: Frances Lincoln Children's Books - June 2nd, 2020

Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History (Vashti Harrison) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316475112
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - December 5th, 2017

Little Legends: Exceptional Men in Black History Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316475143
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - November 19th, 2019

Exquisite: The Poetry and Life of Gwendolyn Brooks Cover Image
By Suzanne Slade, Cozbi A. Cabrera (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781419734113
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - April 7th, 2020

Patricia's Vision, 7: The Doctor Who Saved Sight Cover Image
By Michelle Lord, Alleanna Harris (Illustrator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781454931379
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Published: Sterling Children's Books - January 7th, 2020

Flying Free: How Bessie Coleman's Dreams Took Flight (A Sweet Blackberry Book) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316457194
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - December 1st, 2020

Malcolm Little: The Boy Who Grew Up to Become Malcolm X Cover Image
By Ilyasah Shabazz, AG Ford (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781442412163
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - January 7th, 2014

Above the Rim: How Elgin Baylor Changed Basketball Cover Image
By Jen Bryant, Frank Morrison (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781419741081
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - October 6th, 2020

William Still and His Freedom Stories: The Father of the Underground Railroad Cover Image
By Don Tate, Don Tate (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781561459353
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Published: Peachtree Publishing Company - November 1st, 2020

Baseball's Leading Lady: Effa Manley and the Rise and Fall of the Negro Leagues Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781250623720
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - January 5th, 2021

The Undefeated Cover Image
By Kwame Alexander, Kadir Nelson (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781328780966
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Published: Versify - April 2nd, 2019

The People Could Fly: American Black Folktales Cover Image
By Virginia Hamilton, Leo Dillon (Illustrator), Diane Dillon, Ph.D. (Illustrator)
$13.00
ISBN: 9780679843368
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - January 4th, 1993

Thurgood Marshall: The Making of America #6 Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781419741043
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - April 21st, 2020

The Awakening of Malcolm X: A Novel Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780374313296
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - January 5th, 2021

The Fierce 44: Black Americans Who Shook Up the World Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781328940629
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - December 24th, 2019

Facing Frederick: The Life of Frederick Douglass, a Monumental American Man Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781419737596
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - March 10th, 2020

The Compton Cowboys: Young Readers’ Edition: And the Fight to Save Their Horse Ranch Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062956842
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Published: HarperCollins - April 28th, 2020

Malcolm X: By Any Means Necessary (Scholastic Focus) Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781338309850
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Published: Scholastic Nonfiction - December 26th, 2019

When They Call You a Terrorist (Young Adult Edition): A Story of Black Lives Matter and the Power to Change the World Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250194985
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Published: Wednesday Books - September 29th, 2020

The Beautiful Struggle (Adapted for Young Adults) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781984894021
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Published: Delacorte Press - January 12th, 2021