We have put together a selection of books and resources for various age ranges which all send a positive and educational message about Black culture.

Black History Month with CBeebies

Watch these dads and daughters discussing everything from Rosa Parks to the Jamaican football team together during Black History Month.

Black History Month with CBeebies

BBC Black History Month Learning Resources

The BBC have put together black history, heritage, culture and achievements resources suitable for use with both primary and secondary school pupils.

Educational Resources

Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History // Exceptional Men in Black History

Ages 4 – 6

Telling the stories of trailblazers in Black American history.

Little leaders

A Kids Book About Racism

Ages 4 – 6

Written in a frank and honest tone, it will offer a clear explanation of what racism is and how to know when you see it.

Kids book about racism

Mae Among the Stars

Ages 4 – 8

Inspired by Mae Jackson, the first African American woman to travel in space

Mae Among Stars

Let’s Talk About Race

Ages 6 – 8

Will spark conversations about differences and what makes us all special, the book “introduces race as just one of many chapters in a person’s story.”

Let Talk About Race

Dear Martin

Age 12+

A digestible story for young people and teens about the historical and present racism in America.

Dear Martin

This Book Is Anti-Racist: 20 lessons on how to wake up, take action and do the work

Ages 11 – 15

This book aims to empower the reader to “actively defy racism and xenophobia to create a community (large and small) that truly honours everyone.”

Antiracist book