Children's books about African American Heroes -- a fantastic list of inspiring figures for black history month.

Children's books about African American Heroes -- a fantastic list of inspiring figures for black history month.

THE REMARKABLE STORY OF GEORE MOSES HORTON POET written and illustrated by Don Tate. This picture book biography chronicles the life of enslaved George Moses Horton. He taught himself to read and developed a love of language. He composes his poetry before he learned to write. He later become the first African American to publish in the south.

THE REMARKABLE STORY OF GEORE MOSES HORTON POET written and illustrated by Don Tate. This picture book biography chronicles the life of enslaved George Moses Horton. He taught himself to read and developed a love of language. He composes his poetry before he learned to write. He later become the first African American to publish in the south.

Amazing reads to share with your kids (of all ages). From preschool through high school: 24 great books that show empathy, kindness

Amazing reads to share with your kids (of all ages). From preschool through high school: 24 great books that show empathy, kindness

"Please, Baby, Please" by Spike Lee & Tonya Lewis Lee With repeating text and a sweet ending, this one is a great way to help your child practice alliteration. Did I mention it's kind of funny too?!

"Please, Baby, Please" by Spike Lee & Tonya Lewis Lee With repeating text and a sweet ending, this one is a great way to help your child practice alliteration. Did I mention it's kind of funny too?!

Showcases significant moments in African American history that tie back to the Lincoln Memorial by introducing iconic civil rights activists as well as exploring President Abraham Lincoln's role in abolishing slavery. (Nov. 2016 in paperback)

Showcases significant moments in African American history that tie back to the Lincoln Memorial by introducing iconic civil rights activists as well as exploring President Abraham Lincoln's role in abolishing slavery. (Nov. 2016 in paperback)

The Hello, Goodbye Window by Norton Juster. Illustrated by Chris Raschka. Caldecott medal winner 2006.

The Hello, Goodbye Window by Norton Juster. Illustrated by Chris Raschka. Caldecott medal winner 2006.

Sweethearts of Rhythm by Marilyn Nelson, Jerry Pinkney (Illustrations) / Newbery Medal

Sweethearts of Rhythm by Marilyn Nelson, Jerry Pinkney (Illustrations) / Newbery Medal

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