Celebrating Black History Month
Celebrate Black History Month with this fun introduction for kids ages 6 to 9
Every year, for the entire month of February, people celebrate Black History Month. During this time, people come together to learn about and acknowledge Black people’s impact on society. This engaging book for kids explains the origins, significance, and traditions of Black History Month and includes interactive activities that encourage children to celebrate at home or in their communities.
In this standout among Black History Month books for kids, they’ll find:
- Historical context—Kids will learn what Black History Month is, why it’s important, and how it’s evolved over the years.
- Influential figures—This book teaches kids about the contributions of Black heroes from Frederick Douglass and Bessie Coleman to John Lewis and Oprah Winfrey.
- How to celebrate—Kids will discover how Black History Month is traditionally celebrated and find hands-on activities that inspire them to get festive, from baking a sweet potato pie to creating a shekere shaker instrument.
Get kids excited to learn about an essential part of America’s past, present, and future, with this top choice in Black history books for kids.