Civil rights, the abolition movement and the history of the black community… These books cover challenging topics, so we encourage you to read them with your children, and discuss.
Black History Month Books
Can I Touch Your Hair?
Written by Irene Latham and Charles Waters and illustrated Sean Qualls and Selina Alko, Carolrhoda Books (AGES 8+).
Poems of race, mistakes, and friendship: exploring topics from hobbies and family dinners to police and language, Latham and Waters provide a light-hearted look at racial joys, sorrows, and misunderstandings. $24, indigo.ca