Celebrate Black History Month with Children

Boy reading book while laying down

Books can be powerful tools in educating and enlightening children about diversity and encouraging conversations at home. PBS.org offers a list of books that are great family reads. Some of them include:

Sulwe by Lupita Nyong’o is a Coretta Scott King award-winning picture book, which highlights self-esteem and beauty within.

Whose Knees Are These? by Jabari Asim offers interactive ways to embrace diversity.

Hair Love by Matthew A. Cherry explores what happens when a little girl needs her hair styled for a special occasion, and her father steps to the plate.

The Day You Begin by Jacqueline Woodson, a National Book Award winner, pens a book about the power of sharing stories and how they can bring us together.