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56 Books For Black History Month

56 Books For Black History Month

You can borrow these books for FREE through the Boston Public Library (BPL) or preview them through our affiliate link on Amazon.

Barack Obama: A Little Golden Book Biography
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Learn about the 44th president of the United States starting with his birth in Hawaii.

Black History Month

Who Is Barack Obama?: A Who Was? Board Book (Who Was? Board Books)
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Growing up Barack didn't like seeing others mistreated. This board book beautifully illustrates what inspired him to go into politics. Not yet available at the Boston Public Library.

Black History Month

Mama Miti: Wangari Maathai and the Trees of Kenya
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Meet the Mother of Trees (Mama Miti). This wise woman knew the power of peace with nature. She grew up loving and respecting trees. When women from all over Kenya brought their problems to her -- she reminded them of their own strength (in their hands and arms) -- and encouraged them to plant trees.

Black History Month

Little Dreamers: Visionary Women Around the World
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35 incredible well-known and not so well known women who dreamt big.

Black History Month

Shirley Chisholm: Ready-to-Read Level 3 (You Should Meet)
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Meet the woman who opened the door for so many politicians.

Black History Month

She Was the First!: The Trailblazing Life of Shirley Chisholm
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Meet the woman of many firsts! She was a vocal politician who pushed laws for ignored populations, like women, children, farm workers and Natives.

Black History Month

All Rise: The Story of Ketanji Brown Jackson
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Black History Month

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