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Booktalks with Ms Beth: Empowering true stories for Black History Month

Ms. Beth highlights some of the biographies on display in The Children's Room for Black History Month. In addition we have books to go along with this weeks Take it Make it with the theme The colors of us to celebrate the skin colors of the world.  Books and or kits can be picked up in The Children's Room during open hours, requested through the catalog, or requested for Grab and Go contactless pickup.

Carter reads the newspaper by Deborah Hopkinson
Shirley Chisholm is a verb by Veronica Chambers
Kamala Harris: rooted in justice by Nikki Grimes
Barack by Jonah Winter
Whoosh:Lonnie Johnson's super-soaking stream of inventions by Christ Barton
Schomburg: the man who built a library by Carole Boston Weatherford
Sister Rosetta Tharpe by J.P. Miller
Rise: from caged bird to poet of the people, Maya Angelou by Bethany Hegedus

The colors of us by Karen Katz
Brown: the many shades of love by Nancy Johnson James
I am brown by Ashok Banker
Marvelous Maravilloso: me and my beautiful family by Carrie Lara
Magnificent homespun brown: a celebration by Samara Cole Doyon