It’s always a challenge to find children’s books that deal with topics like racism and minorities in a way that is cultural sensitive, accurate, and easy to understand. One of our favorite series to do so is the Picture Book Biographies by David A. Adler. This well-written, well-illustrated series presents the truth of history to kids in an engaging and age-appropriate way. We’ve added several of Adler’s books to our collection!
If you’re building your curriculum or book list for Black History Month, here are some great Picture Book Biographies to get you started: