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Unspeakable, The Tulsa Race Massacre – PPBF & Black History Month

Title: Unspeakable, The Tulsa Race Massacre Author: Carole Boston Weatherford Illustrator: Floyd Cooper Publisher: Carolrhoda Books, Feb 2nd, 2021 Ages: 4-8 32 pages.  Genre: nonfiction, history Themes: African Americans, racism, violence, white supremacy, black history month, systemic racism, suppression of history, Tulsa massacre Opening:Once Upon … Continue reading

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Ben & the Emancipation Proclamation – Black History Month PPBF

Title: Ben and the Emancipation Declaration Author: Pat Sherman Illustrator: Floyd Cooper Publisher: Eerdman’s Books for Young Readers, 2010 Ages: 8-12 Themes: African Americans, Unites States, President Lincoln, Emancipation, literacy Genre: Fiction Opening: “Excuse me, sir,” Ben tugged on the sleeve of a passing gentleman, “Does that … Continue reading

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