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Falling in Love with Jerry Pinkney: African American History Month

Thinking about African American History Month, I went through a range of topics–notable biographies of African Americans (Hand in Hand: Ten Black Men who Changed America is a particularly great new one) or issues in African American history or contemporary life (like We’ve Got a Job: The 1963 Birmingham Children’s March by Cynthia Levinson) or […]

February 8th, 2013
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February is African American History Month

February is a time to honor and celebrate the history, culture and literature of African Americans. In the Children’s Room we don’t restrict our celebration to just February, and indeed we cannot separate African Americans from American culture, but we do look forward to February as a time to highlight some of our favorite books […]

February 1st, 2012