Black History Month

This board features picture books, chapter books, and both fiction and non-fiction titles celebrating Black History Month. Also included are select informational internet resources. Titles are part of the juvenile collection located on the second floor of AU Library. Check title availability using the link provided in the pin description. Interested in more titles? Use the library catalog @ https://library.ashland.edu or ask in the IRC for help.
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March Book 1 - MAIN Juvenile E840.8.L43 2013 - check availability @ https://library.ashland.edu/search/i?SEARCH=1423171004

The March: Book One by Congressman John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell. Civil Rights history as graphic novel.

Stella by Starlight - MAIN Juvenile PZ7.D78325 Ste 2015  - check availability @ https://library.ashland.edu/search/i?SEARCH=1442494972

Stella by Starlight by Sharon M. Draper (Grades 5 & up). When a burning cross set by the Klan causes panic and fear in 1932 Bumblebee, North Carolina, fifth-grader Stella must face prejudice and find the strength to demand change in her segregated town.

Knock Knock: My Dad's Dream for Me - MAIN Juvenile PZ7.B380558 Kn 2013 - check availability @ https://library.ashland.edu/search/i?SEARCH=9780316209175

The 2014 Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award winner was Bryan Collier, illustrator of "Knock Knock: My Dad's Dream For Me," written by Daniel Beaty.

All Different Now: Juneteenth, the First Day of Freedom - MAIN Juvenile  PZ7.J629 All 2014  - check availability @ https://library.ashland.edu/search/i?SEARCH=9780689873768

All Different Now: Juneteenth, the First Day of Freedom by Angela Johnson JOH In members of a family start their day as slaves, working in a Texas cotton field, and end it celebrating their freedom on what came to be known as Juneteenth.

A Dance Like Starlight: One Ballerina’s Dream - MAIN Juvenile PZ7.D3945 Dan 2014 - check availability @ https://library.ashland.edu/search/i?SEARCH=9780399252846

Excerpted from A Dance Like Starlight: One Ballerina's Dream by Kristy Dempsey, illustrated by Floyd Cooper. Text copyright 2014 by Kristy Dempsey. Illustrations copyright 2014 by Floyd Cooper. Excerpted by permission of Philomel Books.

Lillian's Right to Vote: A Celebration of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 - MAIN Juvenile PZ7.W7552 Lil 2015 - check availability @ https://library.ashland.edu/search/i?SEARCH=9780385390286

Lillian's Right to Vote by Jonah Winter: An elderly African American woman, en route to vote, remembers her family’s tumultuous voting history in this picture book publishing in time for the fiftieth anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of

Harlem Renaissance Party - MAIN Juvenile PZ7.R4726 Ha 2015   - check availability @ https://library.ashland.edu/search/i?SEARCH=9780060579111

Harlem Renaissance Party - written and illustrated by Faith Ringgold // Title under consideration for the January 2016 Mock Caldecott event hosted by Kent State University's School of Library and Information Science

Nelson Mandela - MAIN Juvenile DT1974 .N43 2013 - check availability @ https://library.ashland.edu/search/i?SEARCH=0061783749

by the author. HarperCollins/Katherine Tegen Kadir Nelson's rich paintings and lyrical text pay homage to the life of Nelson Mandela. (The 2014 Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Book)

Poetry for Young People: African American Poetry - MAIN Juvenile PS591.N4 A342 2012  - check availability @ https://library.ashland.edu/search/i?SEARCH=1402716893

Poetry for Young People: African American Poetry Arnold Rampersad & Marcellus Blount The newest addition to the acclaimed Poetry for Young People series shines a light on the power and beauty of.

Voice of Freedom: Fannie Lou Hamer: The Spirit of the Civil Rights Movement | MAIN Juvenile E185.97.H35 W43 2015 - check availability @ https://library.ashland.edu/search/i?SEARCH=9780763665319

In the Coretta Scott King Book Awards presented the John Steptoe New Talent Illustrator Award to Ekua Holmes for "Voice of Freedom: Fannie Lou Hamer, Spirit of the Civil Rights Movement," written by Carole Boston Weatherford.

The United States v. Jackie Robinson | MAIN Juvenile GV865.R6 B38 2018  check availability @ https://library.ashland.edu/search/i?SEARCH=9780062287847

The United States v. Jackie Robinson | MAIN Juvenile GV865.R6 B38 2018 check availability @ https://library.ashland.edu/search/i?SEARCH=9780062287847

Courage Has No Color, The True Story of the Triple Nickles: America's First Black Paratroopers - MAIN Juvenile D769.348 555th .S76 2013  - check availability @ https://library.ashland.edu/search/i?SEARCH=0763651176

Courage Has No Color, The True Story of the Triple Nickles by Tanya Lee Stone, They became America s first black paratroopers. Why was their story never told? Sibert Medalist Tanya Lee Stone reveals the history of the Triple Nickles during World War

Before She was Harriet | MAIN Juvenile E444.T82 C56 2017 - check availability @ https://library.ashland.edu/search/i?SEARCH=9780823420476

A lush and lyrical biography of Harriet Tubman, written in verse and illustrated by an award-winning artist.We know her today as Harriet Tubman, but in her life

It Jes' Happened: When Bill Traylor Started to Draw - MAIN Juvenile ND237.T717 T38 2012  - check availability @ https://library.ashland.edu/search/i?SEARCH=9781600602603

It Jes’ Happened: When Bill Traylor Started to Draw. Wonderful story about an unknown artist. By Don Tate Illustrated by R.

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