Angela Johnson wrote the book A Sweet Smell of Roses, which is currently on our Black History Month display. It is a simple book that might help your child understand the meaning of the Civil Rights Movement.
This book is on a 3.0 A. R. level, and passing the test gives you 0.5 point.
Let the Children March is a great book to read during Black History month! This book by Monica Clark-Robinson is on a 3.8 A. R. level, and is good for 0.5 point after the test. If you want to teach your child about what happened in Birmingham during the Civil Rights Movement, please read this book with him, and have a discussion about how we treat others around us. A visit to the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute would be a great follow-up.
Your little unicorn lover is sure to enjoy the Uni the Unicorn series. Our latest book is A Valentine for Uni the Unicorn. Several of these books by Amy Krause Rosenthal are A. R. books, so come and check some out!
BLACK HISTORY MONTH IS HERE!
We will have many books on display for you to read. One good one that is on a 6.6 A. R. level is Ann Petry's Harriet Tubman: Conductor on the Underground Railroad. This book is worth 9 points when you take the A. R. test.