Black History Month

February is Black History Month, also known as African American History Month: a time for celebration and recognition, and honoring the triumphs and struggles of African Americans throughout U.S. history. The following are some great books for young and old that show the rich cultural heritage, triumphs and adversities that are such an important part of our history and society. To see more books on Black / African American history  click here. 

Legacy: A Black Physician Reckons with Racism in Medicine By Uché Blackstock, MD Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593491287
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Published: Viking - January 23rd, 2024

John Lewis: In Search of the Beloved Community (Black Lives) By Raymond Arsenault Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9780300253757
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Published: Yale University Press - January 16th, 2024

Better Living Through Birding: Notes from a Black Man in the Natural World By Christian Cooper Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593242384
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Published: Random House - June 13th, 2023

Light For The World To See: A Thousand Words on Race and Hope By Kwame Alexander Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780358539414
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Published: Mariner Books - November 17th, 2020

Black Internet Effect (Pocket Change Collective) By Shavone Charles, Ashley Lukashevsky (Illustrator) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780593387535
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Published: Penguin Workshop - November 8th, 2022

And We Rise: The Civil Rights Movement in Poems By Erica Martin Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780593352526
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Published: Viking Books for Young Readers - February 1st, 2022

The Source of Self-Regard: Selected Essays, Speeches, and Meditations (Vintage International) By Toni Morrison Cover Image
$19.00
ISBN: 9780525562795
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Published: Vintage - January 14th, 2020

A Shiver in the Leaves By Luther Hughes, Carl Phillips (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Luther Hughes, Carl Phillips (Foreword by)
$17.00
ISBN: 9781950774678
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Published: BOA Editions - September 27th, 2022

Half American: The Epic Story of African Americans Fighting World War II at Home and Abroad By Matthew F. Delmont Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781984880390
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Published: Viking - October 18th, 2022

A Black Women's History of the United States (ReVisioning History) By Daina Ramey Berry, Kali Nicole Gross Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780807001998
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Published: Beacon Press - March 16th, 2021

My People: Five Decades of Writing About Black Lives By Charlayne Hunter-Gault Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9780063135406
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Published: Harper Perennial - October 10th, 2023

Things I Didn't Do with This Body By Amanda Gunn Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781556596582
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Published: Copper Canyon Press - May 23rd, 2023

You Don’t Know Us Negroes and Other Essays By Zora Neale Hurston, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Genevieve West Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780063043862
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Published: Amistad - January 10th, 2023

Woman, Eat Me Whole: Poems By Ama Asantewa Diaka Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780063092921
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Published: Ecco - April 4th, 2023

Revolution in Our Time: The Black Panther Party’s Promise to the People By Kekla Magoon Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781536228168
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Published: Candlewick - August 8th, 2023

Redaction By Reginald Dwayne Betts, Titus Kaphar Cover Image
$100.00
ISBN: 9781324006824
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - February 28th, 2023

The Black Joy Project By Kleaver Cruz Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780358588757
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Published: Mariner Books - December 19th, 2023

To the Realization of Perfect Helplessness By Robin Coste Lewis Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781524732585
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Published: Knopf - December 6th, 2022

Black AF History: The Un-Whitewashed Story of America By Michael Harriot Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9780358439165
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Published: Dey Street Books - September 19th, 2023

King: A Life By Jonathan Eig Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780374279295
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - May 16th, 2023

Timelines from Black History: Leaders, Legends, Legacies (DK Children's Timelines) By DK, Mireille Harper (Foreword by) Cover Image
By DK, Mireille Harper (Foreword by)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780744039092
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Published: DK Children - January 19th, 2021

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The Heaven & Earth Grocery Store: A Novel By James McBride Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593422946
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Published: Riverhead Books - August 8th, 2023

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The Last Thing You Surrender: A Novel of World War II By Leonard Pitts Jr Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781572842458
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Published: Agate Bolden - February 5th, 2019

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Act Your Age, Eve Brown: A Novel (The Brown Sisters #3) By Talia Hibbert Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780062941275
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Published: Avon - March 9th, 2021

You Made a Fool of Death with Your Beauty: A Novel By Akwaeke Emezi Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781982188719
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Published: Washington Square Press - June 13th, 2023