With stunning illustrations and inspiring stories, these books bring history to life and make it accessible for a younger audience. They share the stories of Black children (and adults) following their dreams, discovering new ways to connect with people, supporting their families, and fighting for justice.

Explore everything the Library has to offer for Black History Month, and discover more recommended reads with the Schomburg Center’s Black Liberation Reading List.

Some of these titles are also available in accessible formats including talking books (DB), braille (BR), and through Bookshare (BK), as indicated below. See The New York Public Library's Andrew Heiskell Library for more information.