Picture Books for Black History Month
[Source School Library Journal]
Here are 16 recent picture books to share with little ones throughout the year but especially during Black History Month. Created by titans of kid lit and debut authors alike, the selections featured on this list encompass the everyday and the fantastical. They also exemplify hashtags such as Chance the Rapper’s #BlackBoyJoy, CaShawn Thompson’s #BlackGirlMagic, and Marley Dias’s #1000BlackGirlBooks in that they are all stories that center Black characters and portray their myriad experiences with care and affirmation.