By Chris Raschka
This book is a wonderful tribute to Charlie Parker and his influence on jazz music. This is a great way to introduce the history of Jazz to your learners.
Ages: 2 - 7
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This is a very good read aloud picture book for your preschool program. It chronicles Harriet Tubmans' life from birth to her role as leader of the underground railroad.
Ages: Kindergarten to 5th grade
This children's book approaches the historical event of the Rosa Parks story, by narrating it from the perspective of the bus, hence its name; "If A Bus Could Talk". This one will engage learners, and they will also both learn and enjoy the story of Rosa Parks.
Ages: Pre-K to 3rd Grade
Edited by, David R. & Arnold R., Illustrated by B Andrews.
This book will probably be your best opportunity to give your learners a vivid portrait of African American culture. As no one can paint a mental picture as well as Langston Hughes. He is a master at poetry and no one teaches the African American experience through words better than Langston Hughes. An Excellent choice for Black History Month.
Ages: 5 and up.