15 Nonfiction Black History Books to Read This Month

A list of nonfiction Black history books you can read this month to learn more about the history of racism and being Black in the U.S., including Men We Reaped: A Memoir by Jesmyn Ward. Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2021-02-09 11:31:00 UTC ]
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Behold: A reading list for Women’s History Month (and all months).

Dear reader, I know what you are thinking! Isn’t Women’s History Month basically over? Isn’t it a little too late for this listicle? No! To put this reading list before you at the very beginning of the month would be to subscribe to the idea that March is the set time to educate yourself on […] Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-03-26 19:40:27 UTC ]
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US Black History Month: Macmillan Learning Awards ‘Black Stories’

Three winning university students and three instructors are honored by a new Black Stories program from Macmillan Learning. The post US Black History Month: Macmillan Learning Awards ‘Black Stories’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-02-18 17:52:15 UTC ]
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Snapchat Rolls Out Black Excellence Bitmoji, Creative Tools, Lenses for Black History Month

Snapchat is marking Black History Month with a host of in-application features and tools honoring the theme of Black excellence. Snapchatters will have access to Bitmoji, creative tools and lenses highlighting the creativity of Black artists and lens creators on the platform. Black History Month... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2021-02-03 22:50:53 UTC ]
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Read Harder: An Own Voices YA Book With a Black Main Character That Isn’t About Black Pain

We've got books for the Read Harder task asking you to read an own voices YA book with a Black main character that isn't about Black pain. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-01-07 11:30:00 UTC ]
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Read Harder: Read a YA Nonfiction Book

Read Harder Challenge participants, and anyone looking for broader reading horizons, we've got your recommendations for the YA nonfiction book task. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-12-04 11:32:54 UTC ]
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2021 Pulitzer Prize winners include books reckoning with Black history and representation

Among winners of the 2021 Pulitzer Prizes are novelist Louise Erdrich, Malcolm X biographer Tamara Payne and the post-Reconstruction history "Wilmington's Lie." Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-06-11 20:45:06 UTC ]
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15 Online Book Clubs to Boost Your Reading in 2021

All the books, all the conversation, and no deciding which literary-themed mask to wear. These are the best online book clubs to check out. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-03-04 11:33:00 UTC ]
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Celebrate Black History Month with Blooming in Motion

A “love letter to all the Black dancers that have paved and continue to pave the way”, Amber Barbee Pickens’ coloring book showcases stunning illustrations that also serve to educate about Black history in the arts. Learn more about the notable and inspiring historical figures from Blooming in... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-02-23 05:00:00 UTC ]
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15+ Outstanding Recent Read-Aloud Books for Middle School

Freshen up your lists of read aloud books for middle school with these books published in the last 5 years. Find something for any classroom here. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-12-30 11:34:00 UTC ]
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Read Harder: A Nonfiction Book About Anti-Racism

In this Read Harder Challenge post, we're recommending books for the task asking you to read nonfiction books about anti-racism. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-12-09 11:31:00 UTC ]
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Marcus Rashford's book club couldn't come at a better time – children's reading is at a 15-year low

Research shows action is needed to get more kids reading for pleasure – especially those from disadvantaged and minority backgrounds. Continue reading at The Conversation

[ The Conversation | 2020-11-20 16:53:51 UTC ]
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Jacaranda and Andersen Press team up for Black History month author event

Jacaranda Books and Andersen Press will join forces to host an author reading event with Kwame Alexander, as part of its Black History Month celebrations.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-10-26 07:18:24 UTC ]
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Hachette UK reveals programme of events for Black History Month, spearheaded by THRIVE

Hachette UK’s black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) employee network THRIVE is partnering with its authors to host a series of free panels in celebration of Black History Month. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-30 03:00:06 UTC ]
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Soft Science Fiction: 15 Classic and Contemporary Must Read Books

Soft science fiction focuses on the social sciences, is more philosophical in approach, and explores the important social issues of our time. Continue reading at Book Riot

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15+ Outstanding Recent Read-Aloud Books for Middle School

Freshen up your lists of read aloud books for middle school with these books published in the last 5 years. Find something for any classroom here. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-08-17 10:36:00 UTC ]
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‘Do black people read?’ What my years in publishing have taught me about diversity in books | Natalie Jerome

Malorie Blackman laments the lack of BAME children’s characters. I know – it’s a real battle to get writers of colour publishedMy daughter, like me, is of mixed heritage. She has wildly curly hair, as have I. When she was born four years ago I was given five copies of the same kids’ picture book... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-08-17 07:00:41 UTC ]
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Things ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK Characters Do with Books Besides Reading Them

Books are important to the texture of everyday life in Orange Is the New Black, which is based on a memoir ... Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-08-04 10:31:09 UTC ]
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Rock the Boat to mark Black History Month with new poetry title

Rock the Boat, part of Oneworld, has acquired a picture book that explores race and identity by US poets Irene Latham and Charles Waters, illustrated by Sean Qualls and Selina Alko. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-02-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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4 great audiobook selections for Black History Month

In honor of Black History Month we chose four African American authors worth hearing any time of the year.   Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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