Books for Black History Month: Preschoolers & Beyond – Updated!

Last year we celebrated the first Black woman being elected to the White House with Kamala Harris taking her position as Vice President. To learn more about that milestone in Black History and so many that came before it, we put together a reading list of books we recommend, and our preschoolers and K-2 students love as well!


Firebird, by Misty Copeland

Superheroes Are Everywhere, by Kamala Harris

The ABCs of Black History, by Rio Cortez

The Undefeated, by Kwame Alexander

Bedtime Inspirational Stories: 50 Amazing Black People Who Changed the World, by L.A. Amber

Hair Love, by Matthew A. Cherry

Antiracist Baby, by Ibram X. Kendi 

The Word Collector , by Peter H. Reynolds

Goggles!, by Ezra Jack Keats

A Ride to Remember, by Sharon Langley

Parker Looks Up, by Parker Curry

Ambitious Girl, by Meena Harris

If You Were a Kid During the Civil Rights Movement, by Gwendolyn Hooks

Dream Big, Little One, by Vashti Harrison

Gordon Parks: How the Photographer Captured Black and White America, by Carole Boston Weatherford

I Am Jackie Robinson (Ordinary People Change the World)by Brad Meltzer


To view a printable version of this list with books hyperlinked, click here.

Books for Black History Month and Beyond

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