Black History Month: Celebrate Black authors of children’s literature

Stories are key to driving kids’ connections to themselves, their peers, and the world around them. Enjoy these children’s book titles by Black authors this February, and all year-round. Find these and more in the Library catalog.

“All Because You Matter” by Tami Charles

“I Am Every Good Thing” by Derrick Barnes

“The Crossover” by Kwame Alexander

“Garvey’s Choice” by Nikki Grimes

“Look Both Ways” by Jason Reynolds

“Before the Ever After” by Jacqueline Woodson

“Ghost Boys” by Jewel Parker Rhodes

“Overground Railroad” by Lesa Cline-Ransome

“BOX: Henry Brown Mails Himself to Freedom” by Carole Boston Weatherford

“Belle, the Last Mule at Gee’s Bend” by Calvin Alexander Ramsey

“The Only Black Girls in Town” by Brandy Colbert

“King and the Dragonflies” by Kacen Callender

-Contributed by Allison

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