Celebrate Black History Month with these books!

THE AWAKENING OF MALCOLM X by Ilyasah Shabazz and Tiffany D. Jackson: A powerful narrative account of the activist’s adolescent years in jail, written by his daughter Ilyasah Shabazz along with YA powerhouse Tiffany D. Jackson. This one is perfect for young adults.

MIGHTY JUSTICE (Young Readers’ Edition) by Dovey Johnson Roundtree and Katie McCabe; adapted by Jabari Asim: A young reader’s adaptation of Mighty Justice: My Life in Civil Rights, the memoir of activist and trailblazer Dovey Johnson Roundtree. I recommend this one for Middle school age children.

Self Disclosure: I received free copies of the above books to feature as books of the week. Images were also provided.

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