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Black History Month: recommended reading February 02 2012

Hi everyone, We’ve compiled a list of a few recommendations for Black History Month reading this February. Are you celebrating by reading black history-themed books? Leave us a comment and let us know! Adult Fiction: Adult Nonfiction: Young Adult Fiction: Young Adult Nonfiction: Middle Readers: Picture Books:

Viola Desmond stamp launches Black History Month tomorrow January 31 2012

In 1946, Viola Desmond went to jail for defying an order to sit in a segregated section of a movie theatre. Known as Canada’s Rosa Parks, Desmond has become an icon for Canadian civil rights and is the subject of a picture book Groundwood Books was proud to publish last year: Viola Desmond Won’t Be … Read More