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New Books for February
Celebrate Black History Month with some great new book!
Harlem's Little Blackbird: The Story of Florence Mills by Renee Watson & illustrated by Christian Robinson - Florence Mills was a little girl with a big voice and big dreams who grew up to be a star of the stage in New York City. She was also a compasionate soul who used her fame and fortune to help others.
Fifty Cents and a Dream: Young Booker T. Washington by Jabari Asim & illustrated Bryan Collier - This is the inspirational story of a young, former slave's desire to get an education. Booker T. Washington's desire was so strong, he walked hundreds of miles to get to school, with barely any money.
A Splash of Color: The Life and Art of Horace Pippin by Jen Bryant & Melissa Sweet - Horace Pippin was a born artist who's career was threatened when he was injured during World War I. The illustrations in this book are a real treat.