Here are three ways to find children's and teen's books that directly deal with Black History Month.
2. Use this link to a pre-determined selection of multicultural children's and teen's books called "Featured Collections"
3. Use this link to a pre-determined selection of Black History Month children's and teen's books called "Featured Collections"
The following selected links take you directly to free resources for teachers and educators including lesson plans, teacher's guides, and multi-media resources:
Learning for Justice: Teaching Black History Month (formerly Teaching Tolerance)
This web portal is a collaborative project of the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and U.S. National Archives and Records Administration. This joint project offers exhibitions, audio and video, images, and resources for teachers.
The National Archives, the nation's largest record keeper, holds a wealth of material documenting the African American experience and highlights these resources online, in programs, and through traditional and social media.
The National Park Service web site celebrates Black History Month. Here you can learn more about national parks named in honor of African Americans, information on Black Health & Wellness, the origins of Black History Month, and a web page for educators including lesson plans.
The National Museum of African American History and Culture, open to the public in 2016, is the only national museum devoted exclusively to the documentation of African American life, history, and culture. It was established by Act of Congress in 2003.