A selected list of children's picture books about African American history and the African American experience.
The Bell Rang
Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut
Going Down Home With Daddy
I Am Enough
Last Stop on Market Street
Let the Children March
M is for Melanin: A Celebration of the Black Child
Mae Among the Stars
Marvelous Cornelius: Hurricane Katrina and the Spirit of New Orleans
The Quickest Kid in Clarksville
(Gr. K-2) Growing up in the segregated town of Clarksville, Tennessee, in the 1960s, Alta's family cannot afford to buy her new sneakers--but she still plans to attend the parade celebrating her hero Wilma Rudolph's three Olympic gold medals.
The Stuff of Stars
This is the Rope: A Story From the Great Migration
Grades K -3
(Grades K - 3) A family uses the Underground Railroad to escape slavery. Sparsely worded but powerful.