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Black History Month Resources | PBS LearningMedia

Some Children’s Books and resources to Celebrate Black History Month:

  • Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History by Vashti Harrison
  • The Power of Her Pen: The Story of Groundbreaking Journalist Ethel L. Payne by  Lesa Cline-Ransome (Author) and John Parra (Illustrator)
  • Patricia’s Vision: The Doctor Who Saved Sight by  Michelle Lord (Author) and Alleanna Harris (Illustrator)
  • She was the First!: The Trailblazing Life of Shirley Chisholm by Katheryn Russell-Brown (Author) and Eric Velasquez (Illustrator)
  • Midnight Teacher: Lilly Ann Granderson and Her Secret School by Janet Halfmann
  • The Doctor with an Eye for Eyes: The Story of Dr. Patricia Bath by Julia Finley Mosca (Author) and Daniel Rieley (Illustrator)
  • National Geographic Kids –
  • PBS LEARNING MEDIA | Black History Month –

Celebrating Black Woman in History 

Lucy Laney –

Daisy Bates –

Althea Gibson –

Susie King Taylor –

Patricia Roberts Harris –

Maria Louise Baldwin (‘Molly’) –

Barbara C. Jordan –

Emma Azalia Smith Hackley –

Elizabeth Carter Brooks –

Frances E.W. Harper –

Hallie Quinn Brown –

Ida B. Wells –

Josephine A. Silone Yates –

Marian Anderson –

Mary McLeod Bethune –

Mary Church Terrell –

Nannie Helen Burroughs –

Lillian Parker Thomas –


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