Little Free Library – Black History Month

Feb 1 / Uncategorized

February is Black History Month, and we’re stocking our Little Free Library* with books by Black authors and about notable Black artists, inventors, athletes, and more in history. Connect, explore and learn by picking up a new book, or contribute a new one for our community to enjoy. Be sure to drop us a line here with your favorite book. We will continue to add community suggestions and favorites to this list.

*Our Little Free Library is located in front of Henry Bear’s Park.

Book Suggestions


Before She Was Harriet by Lesa Cline-Ransome

Dream Big, Little One by Vashti Harrison

Hair Love by Matthew A. Cherry

Hidden Figures: The True Story of Four Black Women and the Space Race by Margot Lee Shetterly

I Am Enough by Grace Byers

I Look Up To… Serena Williams by Anna Membrino

Little Leaders – Bold Women in Black History

Little Legends: Exceptional Men in Black History

Parker Looks Up: An Extraordinary Moment

Sulwe by Lupita Nyong’o

The ABC’s of Black History by Rio Cortez

The Year We Learned to Fly by Jacqueline Woodson

Follow Your Dreams, Little One by Vashti Harrison


Young Adult

Becoming Kareem: Growing up on and off the court

The Color Purple by Alice Walker

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

The Sun is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon



Becoming by Michelle Obama

Black Cake by Charmaine Wilkerson

Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid

The Heaven & Earth Grocery Store by James McBride

The List by Yomi Adegoke

The Tradition by Jericho Brown

The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett