Story Time

Black History Month- Beauty In All
Submitted by: Christine Turner, Atascocita
Audience
• Pre-school • Schoolage
Books
Bintou's braids by:Sylviane A. Diouf
When Bintou, a little girl living in West Africa, finally gets her wish for braids, she discovers that what she dreamed for has been hers all along.
Something beautiful by:Sharon Dennis Wyeth
When she goes looking for "something beautiful" in her city neighborhood, a young girl finds beauty in many different forms.
An African Princess by:Lyra Edmonds
Lyra and her parents go to the Caribbean to visit Taunte May, who reminds her that her family tree is full of princesses from Africa and around the world.
I love my hair! by:Natasha Anastasia Tarpley
A young African American girl describes the different, wonderful ways she can wear her hair.
Shades of black : a celebration of our children by:Sandra L. Pinkney
Photographs and poetic text celebrate the beauty and diversity of African American children.
Amazing Grace by:Mary Hoffman
Although a classmate says that she cannot play Peter Pan in the school play because she is black, Grace discovers that she can do anything she sets her mind to do.
Songs
Craft
If you are working with older children, have them draw a portrait of a friend.