Popular Black History Month Books

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The Color Purple The Color Purple (Paperback)
by (shelved 23 times as black-history-month)
avg rating 4.19 — 453,692 ratings — published 1982
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Between the World and Me Between the World and Me (Hardcover)
by (shelved 18 times as black-history-month)
avg rating 4.40 — 151,838 ratings — published 2015
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The Hate U Give The Hate U Give (Hardcover)
by (shelved 16 times as black-history-month)
avg rating 4.54 — 282,449 ratings — published 2017
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Americanah Americanah (Hardcover)
by (shelved 15 times as black-history-month)
avg rating 4.29 — 191,227 ratings — published 2013
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The Underground Railroad The Underground Railroad (Hardcover)
by (shelved 14 times as black-history-month)
avg rating 4.02 — 190,603 ratings — published 2016
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The Autobiography of Malcolm X The Autobiography of Malcolm X (Paperback)
by (shelved 14 times as black-history-month)
avg rating 4.30 — 161,952 ratings — published 1965
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Invisible Man Invisible Man (Paperback)
by (shelved 12 times as black-history-month)
avg rating 3.85 — 141,768 ratings — published 1952
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Brown Girl Dreaming Brown Girl Dreaming (Hardcover)
by (shelved 12 times as black-history-month)
avg rating 4.14 — 50,354 ratings — published 2014
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March: Book One (March, #1) March: Book One (March, #1)
by (shelved 12 times as black-history-month)
avg rating 4.34 — 30,412 ratings — published 2013
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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (Hardcover)
by (shelved 12 times as black-history-month)
avg rating 4.05 — 494,466 ratings — published 2010
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Beloved Beloved (Paperback)
by (shelved 11 times as black-history-month)
avg rating 3.80 — 275,715 ratings — published 1987
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The Story of Ruby Bridges The Story of Ruby Bridges (Paperback)
by (shelved 11 times as black-history-month)
avg rating 4.43 — 11,236 ratings — published 1995
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The Other Side The Other Side (Hardcover)
by (shelved 11 times as black-history-month)
avg rating 4.50 — 7,032 ratings — published 2001
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Homegoing Homegoing (Hardcover)
by (shelved 10 times as black-history-month)
avg rating 4.42 — 110,808 ratings — published 2016
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Chains (Seeds of America, #1) Chains (Seeds of America, #1)
by (shelved 10 times as black-history-month)
avg rating 4.10 — 41,931 ratings — published 2008
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Becoming Becoming (Hardcover)
by (shelved 9 times as black-history-month)
avg rating 4.66 — 143,069 ratings — published 2018
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Kindred Kindred (Paperback)
by (shelved 9 times as black-history-month)
avg rating 4.23 — 69,060 ratings — published 1979
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The Help The Help (Hardcover)
by (shelved 9 times as black-history-month)
avg rating 4.46 — 1,852,886 ratings — published 2009
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An American Marriage An American Marriage (Hardcover)
by (shelved 8 times as black-history-month)
avg rating 3.99 — 118,308 ratings — published 2018
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Native Son Native Son (Paperback)
by (shelved 7 times as black-history-month)
avg rating 3.98 — 76,677 ratings — published 1940
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Children of Blood and Bone (Legacy of Orïsha, #1) Children of Blood and Bone (Legacy of Orïsha, #1)
by (shelved 6 times as black-history-month)
avg rating 4.21 — 73,171 ratings — published 2018
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Stella by Starlight Stella by Starlight (Hardcover)
by (shelved 6 times as black-history-month)
avg rating 4.07 — 9,445 ratings — published 2015
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Twelve Years a Slave Twelve Years a Slave (ebook)
by (shelved 6 times as black-history-month)
avg rating 4.18 — 78,730 ratings — published 1853
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Go Tell It on the Mountain Go Tell It on the Mountain (Paperback)
by (shelved 6 times as black-history-month)
avg rating 4.01 — 37,186 ratings — published 1953
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Through My Eyes Through My Eyes (Hardcover)
by (shelved 6 times as black-history-month)
avg rating 4.44 — 4,215 ratings — published 1999
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Freedom Summer Freedom Summer (Paperback)
by (shelved 6 times as black-history-month)
avg rating 4.45 — 2,527 ratings — published 2001
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Rosa Rosa (Hardcover)
by (shelved 6 times as black-history-month)
avg rating 4.35 — 6,008 ratings — published 2005
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The Bluest Eye The Bluest Eye (Paperback)
by (shelved 6 times as black-history-month)
avg rating 4.00 — 135,338 ratings — published 1970
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Aberjhani
“In its essence, Martin Luther King Jr.’s ‘I Have a Dream’ speech is one citizen’s soul-searing plea with his countrymen––Whites and Blacks––to recognize that racial disparities fueled by unwarranted bigotry were crippling America’s ability to shine as a true beacon of democracy in a world filled with people groping their way through suffocating shadows of political turmoil, economic oppression, military mayhem, starvation, and disease.”
Aberjhani, Illuminated Corners: Collected Essays and Articles Volume I.

Stephanie Lahart
“Don’t be so hard on yourself. Be perfectly okay with being who YOU are. Fully embrace yourself, flaws and all. Love yourself right where you are. Strive to do better, but don’t beat yourself up for every shortcoming that you may have. Be brave in your journey! Hold your head up high, and keep moving forward.”
Stephanie Lahart

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