- From NYPL: Celebrate African-American History Month
- From PBS Parents: Books that Bring the Black Experience to Life
- 2009 Black History Month Recommended Reading List from the Florida Department of Education. Divided into sub-lists for different grade levels: PreK-3, 4-5, 6-8, 9-12
- Celebrate Black History Month: Spotlight On…February 2008 from the Metropolitan System of Oklahoma County
- Black History Month 2005 Picture Books from metrolibrary.org
- Picture Books to Celebrate Black History Month from the International Reading Association
- From Through The Looking Glass Children’s Book Review: Black History Month. Click on book titles to read the reviews.
- African American Books from The Horn Book
- From BookPage: Understanding the Past (Reviews by Deborah Hopkinson)
- February Is Black History Month from Henrico (VA) County Library
- From the Kids’ Corner of the Henrietta Public Library of Monroe County in New York: 2008 Black History Month
- From Reading Rockets: Favorite Books for Black History Month
- From KidsReads. Celebrating Black History Month (2009)
- From KidsReads: Celebrating Black History Month (2007)
- From KidsReads: Celebrating Black History Month (2006)
Books & Other Resources
- MotherReader has two great posts at ForeWord, Black History Month Picture Books and More Black History Month Picture Books, in which she provides recommendations for picture books to read during Black History Month
- Read Jules’ reviews of some great new books at 7-Imp in her post Good picture book biographies start here. She’s included images of some fabulous illustrations along with her reviews, too!
- Check out Tricia’s post Teaching Resources—African History Month at The Miss Rumphius Effect.
- Here’s a link to Andrea Davis Pinkney’s Celebration Time: Black History Month is here and there's a party goin' on, which appeared in the February 2008 issue of School Library Journal.
- From Time for Kids: A Then to Now timeline of Black History
- Here’s a link to a post at the ESSL Children’s Literature Blog that presents selected books by notable African American authors: African American Children’s Writers.
- From East Central Georgia Regional Library: Black History Month Sites
- From Arlington, Virginia, Libraries: Black History Month Guide for Kids
From Wild Rose Reader
Following are links to some of my previous posts at Wild Rose Reader that include recommendations and reviews of poetry books and picture book biographies for Black History Month and an original poem about Harriet Tubman: