These are just a few recommended titles on Black history for children. For more titles on Black history in the U.S. and around the world, see related lists for more titles including Africa, Afro-Latino, Brown v. Board of Education, Civil Rights Movement, Selma, slavery and resistance, and SNCC.
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MIDDLE SCHOOL - FICTION
Many of these are well-researched books of historical fiction.
MIDDLE SCHOOL - NONFICTION