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Reading to Remember: 8 Children's Books That Honor Black History Month

In honor of Black History Month, TIME For Kids rounded up a few new books that celebrate the stories of African Americans who have played an important role in our country's history. The books range in reading level and subject matter but all aim to give students and teachers a better understanding and appreciation for diverse newsmakers throughout history. TFK talked to the authors, editors, and illustrators about the inspiration behind the new books.