Fiction for African American History Month

February is African American History Month, a time dedicated to “paying tribute to the generations of African Americans who struggled with adversity to achieve full citizenship in American society” (africanamericanhistorymonth.gov). For the next two weeks I’m going to offer up recommendations on both the fiction and non-fiction side of things.  These recommendations are separated by age range, and are a mix of historical and modern settings. Today, we're talking fiction.

 

 

 

 

  

The Patchwork Path
Amazing Grace
Why Mosquitos Buzz in People's Ears
Tar Beach


  

A Sky Full of Stars
The Watsons go to Birmingham--1963
One Crazy Summer
The Lions of Little Rock


  

The Hate U Give
The Sun is Also a Star
This Side of Home
All American Boys


  

The Underground Railroad
Their Eyes were Watching God
Beloved
Another Brooklyn

 

 

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