Black History: Honoring the Past, Inspiring the Future

Begin a February tradition that never ends by honoring towering figures of black history with books that share stories kids never tire of hearing. There is so much to be learned from the books listed here as well as many others currently on the shelves at Bank Street Book Store. Visit us this winter (and long beyond) to keep history and heritage alive through reading.

 "Hand in Hand" Ten Black Men Who Changed America" by Andrea Davis Pinkney

 "Voice of Freedom: Fannie Lou Hamer the Spirit of the Civil Rights Movement" by Carole Boston Weatherford

 "Freedom Summer" by Susan Goldman Rubin

 "Case for Loving" by Selina Alko

 "If a Bus Could Talk" by Faith Ringgold

 "First Step: How One Girl Put Segregation on Trial" by Susan Goodman

 "Sit-In: How Four Friends Stood Up by Sitting Down" by Andrea Pinkney

 "Dream Keeper and Other Poems" by Langston Hughes

 "March, Book 1" by John Lewis

 "Harlem Hellfighters" by J. Patrick Lewis