BHM Childrens Book List (Past)

The South Orange Black History Month celebration is rolling out a weekly book bonanza for young readers aged 0 to high school. The themes stay the same every year, no matter the national theme of the Association for the Study of African American Life and History. Check out the links below for a peek at past lists with summaries and handy purchase links (although, you're free to shop wherever you like).

2021: The Black Family: Representation, Identity, and Diversity

Week 1 - No Sidekicks Here

Week 2 - Loving Our Families and Ourselves

Week 3 - Inspired by Our History

Week 4 - Turn Knowledge Into Action


2022: Black Health and Wellness

Week 1 - No Sidekicks Here

Week 2 - Loving Our Families and Ourselves

Week 3 - Inspired by Our History

Week 4 - Turn Knowledge Into Action


2023: Black Resistance

Week 1 - No Sidekicks Here

Week 2 - Loving Our Families and Ourselves

Week 3 - Inspired by Our History

Week 4 - Turn Knowledge Into Action