Story Time: Celebrate Black History Month

Saturday, February 23, 11:00 AM
Story Time: Celebrate Black History Month

In celebration of February as Black History Month, today’s story time features great picture books about African American people and history. We’ll read books about people like Marian Anderson (When Marian Sang), Martin Luther King, Jr. (My Uncle Martin’s Big Heart), and Hank Aaron (Henry Aaron’s Dream). And we’ll read inspirational books like I, Too, Am America by Langston Hughes and Of Thee I Sing by Barack Obama. Join us for a story time highlighting great contemporary picture books about black history. Ages 3 to 8.

Event date: 
Saturday, February 23, 2013 - 11:00am
Event address: 
686 Fulton Street
11217 Brooklyn
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When Marian Sang: The True Recital of Marian Anderson: True Recital of Marian Anderson, the Cover Image
By Pam Munoz Ryan, Brian Selznick (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780439269674
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Scholastic Press - October 2002

My Uncle Martin's Big Heart Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9780810989757
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - October 2010

Henry Aaron's Dream Cover Image
By Matt Tavares, Matt Tavares (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780763658205
Availability: Special Order
Published: Candlewick Press (MA) - February 14th, 2012

I, Too, Am America Cover Image
By Langston Hughes, Bryan Collier (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781442420083
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - May 22nd, 2012

Of Thee I Sing: A Letter to My Daughters Cover Image
By Barack Hussein Obama, Loren Long (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780375835278
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers - November 16th, 2010