Black History Month

African American Facts, Issues (Affirmative Action, Civil Rights Cases, Top Cities)

Black History Month is observed every February in the United States. Learn about recent developments in civil rights cases, milestones in affirmative action, population statistics regarding African Americans, and more.

Booker T. Washington
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500 Notable African American Biographies

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Did you know?
The bicycle was invented in Germany by Karl D. von Sauerbronn in 1816.

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Special Books for the Kids You Love
Celebrate 20 years of sharing love to the moon and back with the anniversary edition of Guess How Much I Love You, one of the world’s best-loved picture books. Plus, search our Book Finder for more great book picks. Brought to you by Candlewick Press.

Vote Now for the Children's & Teen Choice Book Awards
Voting is open now through May 3 for the Children's and Teen Choice Book Awards — the only national book awards program where the winning author, illustrator, and books of the year are selected by young readers. Encourage your child to vote for his favorites today!

Top 10 Math & Science Apps for Your Whiz Kid
Looking for the best math and science apps for kids? Check out these cool apps for all ages, which will grow your child's love of the STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering, and math).

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