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Read Your Heart Out!: K - 5

Books to support Read Your Heart Out day.

All Different Now: Juneteenth, the first day of freedom by Angela Johnson

All Night, All Day: a child's first book of African-American spirituals by Ashley Bryan

Almost to Freedom by Vaunda Micheaux Nelson

Back Home by Gloria Jean Pinkney

A Band of Angels: a story inspired by the Jubilee Singers by Deborah Hopkinson

Belle, the Last Mule at Gee's Bend by Calvin Alexander Ramsey and Bettye Stroud

Boycott Blues: how Rosa Parks inspired a nation by Andrea Davis Pinkney

Brown Honey in Broomwheat Tea: poems by Joyce Carol Thomas

The Bus Ride that Changed History: the story of Rosa Parks by Pamela Duncan Edwards

Carter Reads the Newspaper

Chita's Christmas Tree by Elizabeth Fitzgerald Howard

Climbing Lincoln's Steps: the African American journey by Suzanne Slade

A Computer Called Katherine

Counting on Katherine

A Dance Like Starlight: one ballerina's dream by Kristy Dempsey

Dinner at Aunt Connie;s House by Faith Ringgold

Each Kindness by Jacqueline Woodson

Ella Fitzgerald: the tale of a vocal virtuosa by Andrea Davis Pinkney

Faraway Home by Jane Kurtz

Freedom Summer by Deborah Wiles

Goin' Someplace Special by Patricia McKissack

Hip Hop Speaks to Children: a celebration of poetry with a beat by Nikki Giovanni

Home Place by Crescent Dragonwagon

I See the Rhythm by Toyomi Igus

If a Bus Could Talk: the story of Rosa Parks by Faith Ringgold

The Invisible Princess by Faith Ringgold

Knockin' on Wood: starring Peg Leg Bates by Lynne Barasch

The Leaving Morning by Angela Johnson

Lies and Other Tall Tales by Christopher Myers

Martin & Anne

Meet Danitra Brown by Nikki Grimes

Michelle Obama: from Chicaso's South side to the White House by Marlene Targ Brill

Moses: when Harriet Tubman led her people to freedom by Carole Boston Weatherford

My Rows and Piles of Coins by Tololwa M. Mollel

Nathaniel Talking by Eloise Greenfield

Night on Neighorhood Street by Eloise Greenfield

Of Thee I Sing: a letter to my daughters by Barack Obama

Pink and Say by Patricia Polacco

A Pocketful of Poems by Nikki Grimes

Rosa's Bus: the ride to Civil Rights by Jo S. Kittinger

Spin a Soft Black Song: poems for children

The Story of Ruby Bridges by Robert Coles

Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt by Deborah Hopkinson

Testing the Ice: a true story about Jackie Robinson by Sharon Robinson

Thanks a Million by Nikki Grimes

We Are America: a tribute from the heart by Walter Dean Myers

White Water by Michael S. Bandy and Eric Stein

Wings by Christopher Myers

Words Set Me Free: the story of young Frederick Douglass by Lesa Cline-Ransome