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Celebrating Black History with Picture Books

Picture Books Celebrating Black History and Identity

Picture Books Celebrating Black History and Identity These picture books celebrate black history and black characters living their lives, fighting for change and equal rights, and improving life for everyone. Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. If you purchase anything

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Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly

Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly

Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly is a powerful picture book that promotes gender roles, tolerance, inquirers and perseverance. It tells the inspirational story of Dorothy Vaughan, Mary Jackson, Katherine Johnson, and Christine Darden who worked

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The Day War Came by Nicola Davies

The Day War Came by Nicola Davies

The Day War Came by Nicola Davies The Day War Came by Nicola Davies reinforces the themes of conflict, courage, fears, immigration, perseverance and tolerance. As a girl sits in school, she is oblivious to the helicopter in the distance. “At

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The Promise by Nicola Davies

The Promise by Nicola Davies

The Promise by Nicola Davies The Promise by Nicola Davies reinforces the themes of determination, environment, open-mindedness and wellbeing. “When I was young I lived in a city that was mean and hard and ugly. Its streets were dry as dust,

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The Journey by Francesca Sanna

The Journey by Francesca Sanna

The Journey by Francesca Sanna The Journey by Francesca Sanna is an emotive picture book that deals with conflicts, immigration, compassion, independence and courage. A mother makes the unimaginable decision to escape war, detailed by one of her two children. After

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Journey by Aaron Becker

Journey by Aaron Becker

Journey by Aaron Becker Journey by Aaron Becker is a wordless picture book that promotes confidence, independence, perseverance, problem solver, risk-taker and thinkers. A lonely girl escapes through a mysterious door in her bedroom wall, holding a red crayon. She finds herself in

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