The 2018 Library Live Children’s Black History Book Challenge ended last week with 113 books enjoyed by the more than 100 participants who packed the Sandwich Branch.
At the end of the event a list of the top 30 books and CDs was generated.
Here are the top 10. A full list can be viewed here.
- Viola Desmond Won’t Be Budged – by Jody Nyasha Warner
- All Aboard! Elijah McCoy’s Steam Engine – by Monica Kulling
- Elijah of Buxton – by Christopher Paul Curtis
- Membering – Austin Clarke
- Oscar Peterson – by Oscar Peterson – CD
- The Kids Book of Black Canadian History – by Rosemary Sadlier
- How the Blacks Created Canada – by Fil Fraser
- Letter to My Daughter – by Maya Angelou
- Before there was Mozart – The Story of Joseph Boulogne, Chevalier De Saint- George – by Lesa Cline-Ransome
- Finding Where the Wind Goes – Moments from my life – by Mae Jemison – The first African American woman to travel in space when she went into orbit aboard the Space Shuttle Endeavour on September 12, 1992.