Black History Month

Reading isn't only for entertainment! Delve into some great books this month to engage with Black History Month. Recommended below are a wide range of books, from classics, like the Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave, to modern day historical fiction like The Underground Railroad, that will not only enthrall, but also educate and empower.

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A Promised Land Cover Image
$45.00
ISBN: 9781524763169
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Published: Crown - November 17th, 2020

Becoming Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781524763145
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Published: Crown - March 2nd, 2021

Caste (Oprah's Book Club): The Origins of Our Discontents Cover Image
$32.00
ISBN: 9780593230251
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Published: Random House - August 4th, 2020

Deacon King Kong: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780735216730
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Published: Riverhead Books - February 2nd, 2021

Transcendent Kingdom: A novel Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780525658184
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Published: Knopf - September 1st, 2020

These Ghosts Are Family: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781982117443
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Published: Simon & Schuster - January 5th, 2021

The Kindest Lie: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780063005631
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Published: William Morrow - February 2nd, 2021

The Office of Historical Corrections: A Novella and Stories Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781594487330
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Published: Riverhead Books - November 10th, 2020

It's Not All Downhill From Here: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781984823755
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Published: Ballantine Books - February 9th, 2021

Yellow Wife: A Novel Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781982149109
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Published: Simon & Schuster - January 12th, 2021

Behold the Dreamers: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525509714
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Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - June 26th, 2017

The Souls of Black Folk (Restless Classics) Cover Image
By W. E. B. Du Bois, II Newkirk, Vann R. (Introduction by), Steve Prince (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781632060976
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Published: Restless Books - February 14th, 2017

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The Underground Railroad: A Novel Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780345804327
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Published: Anchor - January 30th, 2018

Obama: An Intimate Portrait Cover Image
By Pete Souza, Barack Obama (Foreword by)
$50.00
ISBN: 9780316512589
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - November 7th, 2017

Courage Is Contagious: And Other Reasons to Be Grateful for Michelle Obama Cover Image
By Nick Haramis (Editor), Lena Dunham (Foreword by), Jenni Konner (Foreword by), Joana Avillez (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780399592614
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Published: Lenny - October 24th, 2017

Michelle Obama: A Life Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780307949318
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Published: Vintage - January 26th, 2016

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The Hate U Give Cover Image
By Angie Thomas, Nikki Giovanni (Foreword by)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062498533
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Published: Balzer + Bray - February 28th, 2017

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The Fire This Time: A New Generation Speaks about Race Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781501126352
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Published: Scribner - June 20th, 2017

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Between the World and Me Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780812993547
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Published: One World - July 14th, 2015

New-Generation African Poets: A Chapbook Box Set (Nne) Cover Image
By Kwame Dawes (Editor), Chris Abani (Editor)
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ISBN: 9781617755408
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Published: Akashic Books - April 4th, 2017

The Sellout: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781250083258
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Published: Picador - March 1st, 2016

Beloved (Vintage International) Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781400033416
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Published: Vintage - June 8th, 2004

Kindred Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780807083697
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Published: Beacon Press - February 1st, 2004

Frederick Douglass: The Lion Who Wrote History Cover Image
By Walter Dean Myers, Floyd Cooper (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780060277093
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Published: Quill Tree Books - January 24th, 2017

Loving vs. Virginia: A Documentary Novel of the Landmark Civil Rights Case (Books about Love for Kids, Civil Rights History Book) Cover Image
$21.99
ISBN: 9781452125909
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Published: Chronicle Books - January 31st, 2017

The Souls of Black Folk Cover Image
$5.95
ISBN: 9780553213362
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Published: Bantam Classics - June 1st, 1989

Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062363602
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - December 6th, 2016

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings Cover Image
By Maya Angelou, Oprah Winfrey (Foreword by)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780345514400
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Published: Ballantine Books - April 21st, 2009

Negroland: A Memoir Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780307473431
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Published: Vintage - August 23rd, 2016

The Fire Next Time (Vintage International) Cover Image
$13.95
ISBN: 9780679744726
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Published: Vintage - December 1st, 1992

Half of a Yellow Sun Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781400095209
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Published: Anchor - September 4th, 2007

Devil in a Blue Dress: An Easy Rawlins Novel (Easy Rawlins Mystery #1) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780743451796
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Published: Washington Square Press - September 17th, 2002

Kindred Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780807083697
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Published: Beacon Press - February 1st, 2004

Citizen: An American Lyric Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781555976903
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Published: Graywolf Press - October 7th, 2014

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The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781400052189
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Published: Crown - March 8th, 2011

The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780679763888
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Published: Vintage - October 4th, 2011

Roots: The Saga of an American Family Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780306824852
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Published: Da Capo Press - May 3rd, 2016

The Black Panthers: Portraits from an Unfinished Revolution Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781568585550
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Published: Bold Type Books - September 13th, 2016

Running with the Champ: My Forty-Year Friendship with Muhammad Ali Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781501102301
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Published: Simon & Schuster - May 10th, 2016

March (Trilogy Slipcase Set) Cover Image
By John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, Nate Powell (Illustrator)
$49.99
ISBN: 9781603093958
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Published: Top Shelf Productions - September 6th, 2016

The Beautiful Struggle: A Memoir Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780385527460
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Published: One World - January 6th, 2009

Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780399588174
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Published: One World - November 15th, 2016

Muhammad Ali Cover Image
By Titeux Sybille, Amazing Ameziane (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781506703183
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Published: Dark Horse Books - November 15th, 2016

Courage to Soar: A Body in Motion, a Life in Balance Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9780310759669
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Published: Zondervan - November 15th, 2016

A Brief History of Seven Killings: A Novel Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781594633942
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Published: Riverhead Books - September 8th, 2015

Young Gifted and Black: Meet 52 Black Heroes from Past and Present Cover Image
By Jamia Wilson, Andrea Pippins (Illustrator)
$23.99
ISBN: 9781786031587
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Published: Wide Eyed Editions - February 1st, 2018

Mae Among the Stars Cover Image
By Roda Ahmed, Stasia Burrington (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062651730
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Published: HarperCollins - January 9th, 2018