Black History Month in 20 Nonfiction Books

The Doctor With Eyes for Eyes by Julia Finley Mosca

Icebreaker by Rose Viña

Schomburg: The Man Who Built a Library by Carole Boston Weatherford

Lifting As We Climb by Evette Dionne

Ona Judge Outwits the Washingtons by Gwendolyn Hooks and Simone Agoussoye

Preaching to the Chickens by Jabari Asim

Whoosh! Lonnie Johnson’s Super-Soaking Stream of Inventions by Chris Barton

Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History by Vashti Harrison

Little Legends: Exceptional Men in Black History by Vashti Harrison and Kwesi Johnson

Box: Henry Brown Mails Himself to Freedom by Carole Boston Weatherford and Michele Wood

The Book Itch by Vaunda Michaeux Nelson and R. Gregory Christie

Gordon Parks: How the Photographer Captured Black and White America by Carole Bostron Weatherford

Bad News for Outlaws by Vaunda Michaeux Nelson

Like a Bird: The Art of the American Slave Song by Cynthia Grady and Michele Wood

This is Your Time by Ruby Bridges

Before She Was Harriet by Lesa Cline-Ransome

Prince by Eric Braun

The ABCs of Black History by Rio Cortez and Lauren Semmer

Philip Reid Saves the Statue of Freedom by Steven Sellers Lapham and Eugene Walton

Strange Fruit: Billie Holiday and the Power of a Protest Song by Gary Golio