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To access complete lists of all the books featured below, follow the directions:
Click on the Library Home tab above.
Click on Advanced Search in the catalog box, then click on Copy Categories and View to review lists.
Take the Black History Reading Challenge!
Read any ten books from List #1
Read any 5 books from List #2
Keep track of your reading in the Reading Ambassador's Passport to Knowledge
Read and learn about your history and culture!
Note: You are not limited to reading the books on the lists!
You may read any Black History books you like, as well as any books written by Black authors (both fiction and nonfiction).
EDSITEment: Lessons (L) and vetted websites (W) to promote teaching African American history and literature, organized into the following historical periods -
In addition to including all the resources needed to teach each lesson, lesson plans include:
WeTeach NYC Resources on Black History - including lesson plans for use with:
Links to WIT Activities to go with the book: Witnesses to Freedom. Created by Leah Sadykov
Chapter One: Barbara Johnson
Chapter Two: Elizabeth Eckford
Chapter Two: Spotswood Thomas Bolling Jr.