6 Children's Books Celebrating Black History Month
Books have the power to open our minds, expand our imaginations, and create empathy! This Black History Month, we’ve continued our partnership with Diverstories to bring you a reading list of 6 incredible children’s books! Each book shares a unique perspective that’ll entertain and educate your little ones, while emphasizing our ability to create change and the power of our love for one another.
- Who Are Your People Written by Bakari Sellers & Illustrated by Reggie Brown
- Change Sings Written by Amanda Gorman & Illustrated by Loren Long
- The Year We Learned to Fly Written by Jacqueline Woodsen & Illustrated by Rafael López
- Operation Sisterhood Written by Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich
- You Have a Voice Written by Vera Ahiyya & Illustrated by Fabiana Faiallo
- When the World Turned Upside Down Written by K. Ibura
Diverstories is a national nonprofit that educates children through diverse literature. By bringing stories written by Black, Indiginous, and People of Color authors to Little Free Libraries and classrooms across the country, children can begin to see themselves represented and engage with different backgrounds.