Winter is here and it is the perfect weather to snuggle up and read a book. To help you get started we have curated a list of African American Winter Books. These books are perfect to read on your own or with your children. What are some of your favorite winter memories and books to add to this list? Be sure to share your favorite images in the snow with us using the hashtag #blacksouthernbelle
African American Winter Books To Add To Your Library
No book has captured the magic and sense of possibility of the first snowfall better than The Snowy Day. Universal in its appeal, the story has become a favorite of millions, as it reveals a child’s wonder at a new world, and the hope of capturing and keeping that wonder forever.
The adventures of a little boy in the city on a very snowy day.
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Addy has begun to give up hope of ever having her family together. Then she gets word that baby Esther, Auntie Lula, and Uncle Solomon are on their way to Philadelphia. Addy searches the city for them, but the reunion she dreamed of is mixed with joy and deep sorrow. As Addy prepares for her reading at the Emancipation Celebration, she begins to doubt the words about freedom she is supposed to read. Momma reminds Addy that their family will always be together as long as their love and courage live in her heart.
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The brother and sister from PUMPKIN DAY! and APPLE PICKING DAY! have woken up to a winter wonderland–it’s a snow day! Read along as they engage in favorite winter activities with their neighborhood friends on their day off from school. Easy-to-follow rhyme ensures a successful reading experience, and bright, fun art enhances the story.
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Simple and evocative language and charming illustrations describe a girl’s experience on a snowy day.
In this gently rhyming board book, a young girl makes a snowman, sleds, and has other winter fun!
Elizabeth Spurr and Manelle Oliphant together create a perfect sit-in-your-lap reading experience for toddlers.
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