Waiting for Spring!

These books celebrate the time for planting gardens, listening for birds, and watching as nature wakes up from a long cold winter.

March: Books 1-3

This National Book Award-winning graphic series is the memoir of Congressman John Lewis who has dedicated his life to pursing equality and justice for all.

Black History Month Artful Biographies

This booklist celebrates the lives of African-American poets, artists, dancers and musicians. With each of these pictures books, children and their caregivers are given a glimpse into the lives and … Continued

The Black Count

The Black Count is the real-life story of General Alex Dumas, father of the famous novelist Alexandre Dumas, author of the Three Musketeers. As a biracial man in Revolutionary France, General Dumas battled racism as well as the aristocracy to become a respected leader of the French Revolution….until Napoleon’s betrayal destroyed his career. History that reads like a novel, perfect for Black History Month, or any month!

Black History Month Adult Booklist

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh staff and board members recommend these must-read books that celebrate African American authors, culture and history.