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!

Picture Book Biographies for Black History Month

If you’re building your curriculum or book list for Black History Month, here are some great Picture Book Biographies to get you started:

A Picture Book of Martin Luther King, Jr.

A Picture Book of Harriet Tubman

A Picture Book of Jesse Owens

A Picture Book of Frederick Douglass

A Picture Book of Rosa Parks

A Picture Book of Jackie Robinson

A Picture Book of Thurgood Marshall

A Picture Book of George Washington Carver

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