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Top 15 Children's Books for Black History Month

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Moses: When Harriet Tubman Led Her People to Freedom


By Carole Boston Weatherford

Recommended ages: 5 and up

Introduce children to Harriet Tubman, the champion of the Underground Railroad who earned the nickname "Moses" for leading hundreds of slaves to freedom. Spirited text and paintings portray how Tubman's compassion, courage, and deep religious faith helped her lead 19 trips from the south to the north in order to help fellow African-Americans.

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