Book Riot's 100 Best Children's Books for Black History Month

Looking for great children's, middle grade, and YA books for black history month and beyond? We've got you covered!

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4.27 avg rating — 402 ratings
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4.29 avg rating — 428 ratings
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4.24 avg rating — 6,289 ratings
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4.36 avg rating — 6,557 ratings
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4.35 avg rating — 933 ratings
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4.36 avg rating — 5,699 ratings
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4.09 avg rating — 7,304 ratings
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4.42 avg rating — 718 ratings
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4.24 avg rating — 1,838 ratings
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4.04 avg rating — 189 ratings
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4.25 avg rating — 186 ratings
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4.13 avg rating — 5,338 ratings
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4.16 avg rating — 340 ratings
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3.74 avg rating — 5,280 ratings
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3.98 avg rating — 33,037 ratings
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4.23 avg rating — 1,453 ratings
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4.52 avg rating — 1,388 ratings
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4.20 avg rating — 1,544 ratings
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4.14 avg rating — 808 ratings
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4.37 avg rating — 1,315 ratings
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4.36 avg rating — 1,722 ratings
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4.47 avg rating — 2,802 ratings
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4.18 avg rating — 389 ratings
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4.73 avg rating — 1,223 ratings
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4.20 avg rating — 462 ratings
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4.34 avg rating — 1,818 ratings
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4.51 avg rating — 8,063 ratings
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3.93 avg rating — 708 ratings
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4.16 avg rating — 511 ratings
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4.06 avg rating — 2,174 ratings
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4.26 avg rating — 2,528 ratings
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3.99 avg rating — 116 ratings
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4.25 avg rating — 740 ratings
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4.32 avg rating — 1,991 ratings
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3.97 avg rating — 328 ratings
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3.99 avg rating — 473 ratings
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4.21 avg rating — 450 ratings
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4.15 avg rating — 376 ratings
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it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 2 ratings
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4.15 avg rating — 80 ratings
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it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 4 ratings
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4.40 avg rating — 98 ratings
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4.43 avg rating — 228 ratings
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4.12 avg rating — 145 ratings
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4.18 avg rating — 355 ratings
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4.29 avg rating — 321 ratings
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4.10 avg rating — 636 ratings
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4.13 avg rating — 189 ratings
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4.17 avg rating — 53 ratings
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4.40 avg rating — 680 ratings
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4.29 avg rating — 21 ratings
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4.45 avg rating — 4,991 ratings
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150 books · 15 voters · list created February 2nd, 2017 by Book Riot Community (votes) .
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