Top 15 Children's Books for Black History Month
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Heart and Soul: The Story of America and African-Americans
By Kadir Nelson
Recommended ages: 8 and up
This richly illustrated 108-page book chronicles the immense challenges and important societal contributions of African-Americans throughout history. It's told from the unique perspective of a wise, old African-American "Everywoman" narrator whose ancestors arrived on slave ships and who lives to proudly cast a vote for the nation's first black president.
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