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Black History

Special Offer for Black History Month

Special Offer for Black History Month

by Catherine Johnson

Ref: 14287

Special offer for Black History Month: buy Sawbones and its recently released sequel, Blade & Bone, ...

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Price: £10.00
Black History Pack (Primary Key Stages 1 & 2)

Black History Pack (Primary Key Stages 1 & 2)

Selected by Letterbox Library

Ref: 13219

Every month should be Black History month! Famous for our Black History selections, this dazzling collection ...

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Price: £171.76
Art From Her Heart

Art From Her Heart

by Kathy Whitehead
illustrated by Shane W. Evans

Ref: 796

Stunning slice of Black History. A dazzling portrait of self-taught folk artist, Clementine Hunter, whose paintings ...

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Price: £12.99
Black History: African Empires

Black History: African Empires

by Dan Lyndon

Ref: 13176

A new, bright and brilliant, jam-packed, Black History series- certainly one of the best we've seen ...

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Price: £8.99
Black History: Arts and Music

Black History: Arts and Music

by Dan Lyndon

Ref: 13181

A new, bright and brilliant, jam-packed, Black History series- certainly one of the best we've seen ...

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Price: £8.99
Black History: Resistance and Abolition

Black History: Resistance and Abolition

by Dan Lyndon

Ref: 13186

A new, bright and brilliant, jam-packed, Black History series- certainly one of the best we've seen ...

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Price: £8.99
Black History Makers: Rulers and Leaders

Black History Makers: Rulers and Leaders

by Adam Sutherland

Ref: 13202

A super new series made up of mini biographies of the great and the good including, ...

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Price: £8.99
Black History Makers: Sports People

Black History Makers: Sports People

by Adam Sutherland

Ref: 13212

A super new series made up of mini biographies of the great and the good including, ...

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Price: £8.99
Blade and Bone

Blade and Bone

by Catherine Johnson

Ref: 2625

The long awaited sequel to Sawbones! We couldn't be more excited. Ezra and Loveday are on ...

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Price: £6.99
Black Stars: David Grant

Black Stars: David Grant

by Verna Wilkins
illustrated by Nick Spender

Ref: 11509

Read about David Grant, the chart-topping singer and coach for 'Pop Idol' and 'Fame Academy'. His ...

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Price: £5.99
Desmond and the Very Mean Word

Desmond and the Very Mean Word

by Archbishop Desmond Tutu & D. C. Abrams
illustrated by A.G. Ford

Ref: 12675

A wonderfully thoughtful story about bullying, friendship and the freedom of forgiveness, based on a real ...

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Price: £11.99
Ella Fitzgerald

Ella Fitzgerald

by Mega Schoeneberger

Ref: 1500

Learn about the first lady of jazz and how she grew up singing gospel music. A ...

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Price: £5.99
Freedom Songs

Freedom Songs

by Trina Robbins
illustrated by Jason Millet

Ref: 10016

Fantastic historical fiction introducing the Underground Railroad and Harriet Tubman. Enslaved, 14-year-old Sarah knows she has ...

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Price: £5.99
Five Famous Writers

Five Famous Writers

by Wade Hudson
illustrated by Ron Garnett

Ref: 577

Great little first chapter book with large font. Meet the most famous of Black heroes. Old ...

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Price: £3.99
Harlem's Little Blackbird

Harlem's Little Blackbird

by Renée Watson
illustrated by Christian Robinson

Ref: 12477

"If my voice is powerful enough to stop the rain, what else can it do?" An ...

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Price: £12.99
I am Rosa Parks

I am Rosa Parks

by Brad Meltzer
illustrated by Christopher Eliopoulos

Ref: 13986

"I am Rosa Parks. I'm juts an ordinary person. But I'm also proof that there's no ...

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Price: £8.99
In Her Hands

In Her Hands

by Alan Schroeder
illustrated by JaeMe Bereal

Ref: 1151

The early career of a pioneering sculptor and a major figure of the Harlem Renaissance. A ...

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Price: £14.99
Jessica Ennis-Hill

Jessica Ennis-Hill

by Roy Apps
illustrated by Chris King

Ref: 12656

Exciting, pacey biography about someone with a dream and their subsequent breakthrough into world-class athletics. World ...

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Price: £5.99
Knockin' on Wood

Knockin' on Wood

by Lynne Barasch

Ref: 308

'What an uplifting story- all pupils would love it!'(Schools Improvement Officer, Letterbox reviewer). The exhilarating story ...

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Price: £10.99
Langston Hughes

Langston Hughes

by Brigid Gallagher

Ref: 12669

A wonderfully in-depth portrayal of the man dubbed the "Black Poet Laureate". Complete with glossary, timeline ...

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Price: £6.99
Let It Shine

Let It Shine

by Andrea Davis Pinkney
illustrated by Stephen Alcorn

Ref: 897

A widely acclaimed author and illustrator join hands to create an absolutely stunning collection. 10 mini-biographies ...

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Price: £7.99
The Life of Mary Prince

The Life of Mary Prince

by students from Plant Hill Arts College, Manchester

Ref: 1022

A glorious hero from the abolitionist movement. Mary Prince, born into slavery in the Caribbean in ...

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Price: £5.00
Lewis Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton

by Roy Apps
illustrated by Chris King

Ref: 861

Exciting, pacey biography about someone with a dream and their subsequent breakthrough into top-level motorsports. Seriously ...

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Price: £5.99
Black Stars: Malorie Blackman

Black Stars: Malorie Blackman

by Verna Wilkins
illustrated by Virginia Gray

Ref: 22

Moving biography of the well-loved writer, 'determined to put black children into books' despite others discouragement ...

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Price: £5.99
Mo Farah

Mo Farah

by Roy Apps
illustrated by Chris King

Ref: 13191

Exciting, pacey biography about one of the top UK sports people, an Olympian great who you ...

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Price: £5.99
Nat Turner's Slave Rebellion

Nat Turner's Slave Rebellion

by Michael Burgan
illustrated by R. Dominguez, B. Wiacek & C. Barnett III

Ref: 12457

Race through the biography of a 19th century icon: a truly courageous activist. This vivid, dynamic ...

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Price: £5.99
Olaudah Equiano Son of Africa

Olaudah Equiano Son of Africa

by Jackie Ould-Okojie
illustrations by Manchester school children

Ref: 396

This title has been made with Manchester school children and fills an important gap in available ...

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Price: £3.99
Pink and Say

Pink and Say

by Patricia Polacco

Ref: 1442

A page-turner of a story, commemorating Pinkus Aylee, an unsung Black hero of the civil war. ...

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Price: £4.99
Respect

Respect

by Michaela Morgan

Ref: 193

The true stroy of Walter Tull, the first black outfield player in professional football and the ...

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Price: £6.99
Black Stars: Rudolph Walker

Black Stars: Rudolph Walker

by Verna Wilkins
illustrated by Debbie Hinks

Ref: 11510

Read about this well know actor and star of East Enders. Another in the series of ...

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Price: £5.99
Samuel Coleridge-Taylor

Samuel Coleridge-Taylor

by Rolls Crescent's Year 6 children, Manchester

Ref: 747

The extraordinary life of a dual heritage, super-talented composer and musician, brought to you by a ...

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Price: £5.00
Sawbones

Sawbones

by Catherine Johnson

Ref: 14288

It's 1792 and Ezra (mixed race) is an apprentice surgeon. When a tattooed body lands on ...

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Price: £6.99
Stompin at the Savoy

Stompin at the Savoy

edited by Alan Govenar
illustrated by Martin French

Ref: 9639

An oral autobiography based on interviews with Norma Miller, famed Harlem Renaissance dancer. Lively spirited text ...

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Price: £9.99
Walter Tull's Scrapbook

Walter Tull's Scrapbook

by Michaela Morgan

Ref: 13194

As we write this review (Sep 2014), Walter Tull is about to be commemorated on a ...

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Price: £6.99
We Shall Overcome

We Shall Overcome

by Debbie Levy
by Vanessa Brantley-Newton

Ref: 14332

From the song's roots in America's era of slavery through the civil rights movement of the ...

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Price: £12.99
Women of the Harlem Renaissance

Women of the Harlem Renaissance

by Lisa Beringer McKissack

Ref: 1522

Packed full of facts and illustrated with photographs and artwork, this look at Black women of ...

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Price: £5.99