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Staff RecommendationsSeptember 2020

Year Round Reads for Black History Month

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Picture Books

  • The Snowy Day by Ezra Keats (most circulated book of all time NYPL)
  • I Love My Hair by Natasha Anastasia Tarpley
  • Crown: An Ode to a Fresh Cut by Derrick Barnes
  • Henry’s Freedom Box by Ellen Levine
  • Mae Among the Stars by Roda Ahmed
  • Amazing Grace by Mary Hoffman
  • I Am Enough by Grace Byers
  • Happy to Be Nappy by Bell Hooks
  • Woke Baby by Mahogany Browne
  • Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History
  • Leo Can Swim by Anna McQuinn
  • Peekaboo Bedtime by Rachel Isadora
  • Last Stop on Market Street by Matt De La Pena
  • Trombone Shorty by Troy “Trombone Shorty” Andrews
  • Hey Black Child by Useni Eugene Perkins


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