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Top 15 Children's Books for Black History Month

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Heart and Soul children's book

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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