For Kids

Black History: Authors and Illustrators


01/01/2019

Words to My Life's Song AshleyBryanElijah of BuxtonBrown Girl DreamingThe Rock and the RiverMartin's Big Words
The Lion and the MouseNelson MandelaEliza's Freedom Road8th Grade Super ZeroJazz

To learn even more about fascinating and inspiring black history makers, visit the Center for Black Literature & Culture at Central Library. The Center is dedicated to celebrating the vibrant and resilient heritage and triumphs of those born of African roots.

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