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African Heritage Kids' Resources: Famous People
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Honour African heritage year-round by learning more about persons of African Descent who have left a mark on the world.
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Title Overview Format & Publisher Call Number
Ida B. the Queen Ida B. the Queen
The Extraordinary Life and Legacy of Ida B. Wells
Book - 2021
One Signal PublishersAtria
323.092 D974i
Lizzo Lizzo Book - 2021
Focus Readers
781.66092 L768L
Mayann's Train Ride Mayann's Train Ride Book - 2015
Nimbus Publishing
921 F819m
Hand in Hand Hand in Hand
Ten Black Men Who Changed America
Book - 2012
DisneyJump at the Sun Books
973.0496073 P655h
Tiny Stitches Tiny Stitches
The Life of Medical Pioneer Vivien Thomas
Book - 2016
Lee & Low Books Inc
617.412092 T462h
Preaching to the Chickens Preaching to the Chickens Book - 2016
Nancy Paulsen Books
328.73092 L674a
Mamie on the Mound Mamie on the Mound
A Woman in Baseball's Negro Leagues
Book - 2020
Capstone Editions, a Capstone imprint
796.357092 J68h
Lizzie Demands A Seat! Lizzie Demands A Seat!
Elizabeth Jennings Fights for Streetcar Rights
Book - 2020
Calkins Creek, an imprint of Boyds Mills & Kane
323.092 G738a
Little Heroes of Color Little Heroes of Color
50 Who Made A Big Difference
Board Book - 2020
Orchard Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc
FICTION HER 2020
Lift as You Climb Lift as You Climb
The Story of Ella Baker
Book - 2020
Margaret K. McElderry Books
323.092 B167p
I Am A Promise I Am A Promise Book - 2020
Black SheepAkashic Books
796.42092 F842i
Brave, Black, First Brave, Black, First
50+ African American Women Who Changed the World
Book - 2020
Crown Books for Young Readers
920.72 H885bbf
Beyoncé Beyoncé
Queen of the Spotlight
Book - 2020
Random House Children's Books
781.63092 B573wi
Become A Leader Like Michelle Obama Become A Leader Like Michelle Obama Book - 2020
Frances Lincoln Children's Books
973.932092 O121mo
Althea Gibson Althea Gibson
The Story of Tennis' Fleet-of-foot Girl
Book - 2020
Balzar + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
796.342092 G448r
Little Leaders Little Leaders
Bold Women in Black History
Book - 2017
Little, Brown and Company
920.72 H322L
Baby Young, Gifted, and Black Baby Young, Gifted, and Black Board Book - 2021
Wide Eyed Editions
FICTION WIL 2021
Young, Gifted and Black Young, Gifted and Black
Meet 52 Black Heroes From Past and Present
Book - 2018
Wide Eyed Editions
920 P665y
Mama Africa! Mama Africa!
How Miriam Makeba Spread Hope With Her Song
Book - 2017
Farrar Straus Giroux
782.4216092 M235e
That Is My Dream! That Is My Dream!
A Picture Book of Langston Hughes's "Dream Variation"
Book - 2017
Schwartz & Wade Books
811.54 H893t
Schomburg Schomburg
The Man Who Built A Library
Book - 2017
Candlewick Press
921 S369w
The Stone Thrower The Stone Thrower Book - 2016
Groundwood Books, House of Anansi Press
796.335092 E11ri
Little Melba and Her Big Trombone Little Melba and Her Big Trombone Book - 2014
Lee & Low Books
788.93092 L773rb
Benny Goodman & Teddy Wilson Benny Goodman & Teddy Wilson
Taking the Stage as the First Black-and-white Jazz Band in History
Book - 2014
Holiday House
781.650922 C641b
My Daddy, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr My Daddy, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr Book - 2013
Amistad
323.092 K53k
Harlem's Little Blackbird Harlem's Little Blackbird Book - 2012
Random House Children's Books
782.42092 M657w
Boycott Blues Boycott Blues
How Rosa Parks Inspired A Nation
Book - 2008
HarperCollins
323.1196 P655b
Barack Obama Barack Obama
Son of Promise, Child of Hope
Book - 2008
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
973.932092 O12g
Chadwick Boseman Chadwick Boseman Book - 2021
Focus Readers
791.43092 B743h
Prince Prince Book - 2021
Frances Lincoln Children's Books
781.66092 P954sa
The Extraordinary Life of Michelle Obama The Extraordinary Life of Michelle Obama Book - 2020
Penguin Books
973.932092 O121co
Simone Biles Simone Biles
Golden Girl of Gymnastics
Book - 2020
Random House Children's Books
796.44092 B595m
Jesse Owens Jesse Owens Book - 2020
Frances Lincoln Children's Books
796.42092 O97s
I Am Not A Label I Am Not A Label Book - 2020
Wide Eyed Editions, an imprint of The Quarto Group
305.9080922 B963i
The ABCs of Black History The ABCs of Black History Book - 2020
Workman Publishing Co., Inc
973.0496073 C828a
One Step Further One Step Further
My Story of Math, the Moon, and A Life-long Mission
Book - 2021
National Geographic Kids
510.92 J67o
Harriet Tubman Harriet Tubman Book - 2020
Pebble, a Capstone imprint
921 T885jr
Harriet Tubman Harriet Tubman Book - 2021
Philomel
FICTION SHE
This Is your Time This Is your Time Book - 2020
Delacorte Press
921 B851th
Dark Was the Night Dark Was the Night
Blind Willie Johnson's Journey to the Stars
Book - 2020
Nancy Paulsen Books
781.643092 J66g
Shirley Chisholm Is A Verb! Shirley Chisholm Is A Verb! Book - 2020
Dial Books for Young Readers
328.73092 C542c
Mighty Justice Mighty Justice
The Untold Story of Civil Rights Trailblazer Dovey Johnson Roundtree
Book - 2020
Roaring Brook Press
340.092 R859m
R-E-S-P-E-C-T R-E-S-P-E-C-T
Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul
Book - 2020
Atheneum Books for Young Readers
781.644092 F831we
Kamala Harris Kamala Harris
Rooted in Justice
Book - 2020
Atheneum Books for Young Readers
328.73092 H314g
Bee Fearless Bee Fearless
Dream Like A Kid
Book - 2020
G.P. Putnam's Sons
338.04 U43bf
Above the Rim Above the Rim
How Elgin Baylor Changed Basketball
Book - 2020
Abrams Books for Young Readers
796.323092 B358br
Jean-Michel Basquiat Jean-Michel Basquiat Book - 2020
Frances Lincoln Children's Books
709.2 B746s
Mae Jemison Mae Jemison Book - 2020
Frances Lincoln Children's Books, an imprint of The Quarto Group
629.450092 J49m
The Secret Garden of George Washington Carver The Secret Garden of George Washington Carver Book - 2020
Katherine Tegen Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
630.92 C331ba
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