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African American History Month

 

Board Books and Picture Books

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Older Kids

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  • Little leaders : bold women in black history
  • Little legends : exceptional men in black history
  • Little dreamers : visionary women around the world
  • New kid
  • The Parker inheritance
  • The season of Styx Malone
  • She persisted around the world : 13 women who changed history
  • Stella by starlight
  • Overground railroad
  • Above the rim : how Elgin Baylor changed basketball
  • Becoming Muhammad Ali : a novel
  • Tristan Strong punches a hole in the sky
  • 42 is not just a number : the odyssey of Jackie Robinson, American hero
  • Roll of thunder, hear my cry
  • Brown girl dreaming
  • Unbound : a novel in verse
  • Finding Langston
  • The Watsons go to Birmingham--1963
  • Little leaders : bold women in black history
  • Little legends : exceptional men in black history
  • Little dreamers : visionary women around the world
  • New kid
  • The Parker inheritance
  • The season of Styx Malone
     

 

Teen Fiction

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  • Inventing Victoria
  • Happily ever afters
  • Daughters of jubilation
  • When you look like us
  • This is my America
  • You should see me in a crown
  • Slay
  • One of the good ones
  • Charming as a verb
  • The black kids
  • Long way down : the graphic novel
  • The awakening of Malcolm X
  • X : a novel
  • Concrete rose
  • Black enough : stories of being young & black in America
  • Punching the air
  • Inventing Victoria
  • Happily ever afters
  • Daughters of jubilation
  • When you look like us
  • This is my America
  • You should see me in a crown
     

 

Teen Nonfiction

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  • Little leaders : bold women in black history
  • Little legends : exceptional men in black history
  • Little dreamers : visionary women around the world
  • New kid
  • The Parker inheritance
  • The season of Styx Malone
  • She persisted around the world : 13 women who changed history
  • Stella by starlight
  • Overground railroad
  • Above the rim : how Elgin Baylor changed basketball
  • Becoming Muhammad Ali : a novel
  • Tristan Strong punches a hole in the sky
  • 42 is not just a number : the odyssey of Jackie Robinson, American hero
  • Roll of thunder, hear my cry
  • Brown girl dreaming
  • Unbound : a novel in verse
  • Finding Langston
  • The Watsons go to Birmingham--1963
  • Little leaders : bold women in black history
  • Little legends : exceptional men in black history
  • Little dreamers : visionary women around the world
  • New kid
  • The Parker inheritance
  • The season of Styx Malone
     

 

Adult Fiction

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  • Americanah
  • What it means when a man falls from the sky : Stories
  • Kindred
  • The water dancer : a novel
  • Invisible man
  • Hot comb
  • Homegoing
  • Their Eyes Were Watching God
  • Incognegro : a graphic mystery
  • An American marriage
  • March
  • The silence of our friends
  • The Twelve Tribes of Hattie
  • The Good Lord Bird
  • Sula
  • Heads of the Colored People : Stories
  • Sing, Unburied, Sing : a novel
  • The Nickel Boys : a novel
  • Americanah
  • What it means when a man falls from the sky : Stories
  • Kindred
  • The water dancer : a novel
  • Invisible man
  • Hot comb
     

 

Adult Nonfiction

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  • 1954 : the year Willie Mays and the first generation of black superstars changed major league baseball forever
  • All blood runs red : the legendary life of Eugene Bullard--boxer, pilot, soldier, spy
  • And still I rise : black America since MLK : an illustrated chronology
  • The black cabinet : the untold story of African Americans and politics during the age of Roosevelt
  • The Black Calhouns : from Civil War to civil rights with one African American family
  • Black diamond queens : African American women and rock and roll
  • Black fortunes : the story of the first six African Americans who escaped slavery and became millionaires
  • A black women's history of the United States
  • The defender : how the legendary black newspaper changed America : from the age of the Pullman porters to the age of Obama
  • Defining moments in black history : reading between the lies
  • Dream a world anew : the African American experience and the shaping of America
  • Dressed in dreams : a black girl's love letter to the power of fashion
  • A girl stands at the door : the generation of young women who desegregated America's schools
  • Harlem : the four hundred year history from Dutch village to capital of Black America
  • Invisible men : the trailblazing Black artists of comic books
  • The invisibles : the untold story of African American slaves in the White House
  • Jubilee : recipes from two centuries of African American cooking
  • A most beautiful thing : the true story of America's first all-black high school rowing team
  • Showtime at the Apollo : the epic tale of Harlem's legendary theater
  • Smoketown : the untold story of the other great Black Renaissance
  • 1954 : the year Willie Mays and the first generation of black superstars changed major league baseball forever
  • All blood runs red : the legendary life of Eugene Bullard--boxer, pilot, soldier, spy
  • And still I rise : black America since MLK : an illustrated chronology
     

 

Documentaries and Films

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