February 2021 Books

February is Black History Month! Celebrate with these books…

The ABC’s of Black History by Rio Cortez, illustrated by Lauren Semmer

Told in rhyming text, this book follows the alphabet as we learn all about black history of the U.S. and around the world. An amazing book that celebrates incredible black history all over the world. 

Skin Like Mine by LaTashia M. Perry 

There is so much to love about what makes us unique, and skin color is no exception. Our skin can come in so many beautiful shades, and it’s something to celebrate. A sweet book about diversity and self-love. 

Dream Big, Little One by Vashti Harrison

A book detailing the vibrant history of black trailblazing women in American History. Accompanied by charming illustrations, this book is a perfect one to read this month. 

I am Enough by Grace Byers, illustrated by Keturah A. Bobo

This heartwarming book is a tribute to the power of self love — no matter your body shape, hair or skin color. Told as a rhyming poem, this book is an encouraging look at self-confidence and celebrating what makes us different. 

Harriet Tubman by Maria Isabel Sanchez Vergara, illustrated by Pili Aguado

Who was Harriet Tubman and why is she one of the most important figures in American history? A detailed yet easy-to-read look at Harriet Tubman, the woman who fought her whole life to bring so many black people to freedom.

February 14th is Valentine’s Day! Celebrate love with these books…

Happy Valentine’s Day, Little Critter! By Mercer Mayer

What does Little Critter and his classroom do for Valentine’s Day? Join them as they decorate with hearts, eat sweets and make Valentine’s Day cards!

Love from the Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle

A charming book about love, told in a simple and colorful way. A perfect book to celebrate this special holiday. 


February 2021 Amazing Activities 

February 2021 Amazing Activities 

February 2021 Amazing Activities February is Black History Month! Read a picture book by a black writer or illustrator together. Groundhog Day! Teach your child to make shadow puppets and look out for six more weeks of winter! February is also National Bird Feeding...

January 2021 Amazing Activities

January 2021 Amazing Activities

January 2021 Amazing Activities What is a goal for this year that you and your child can commit to achieving? January is National Hobby Month! What is a hobby your child can start this month? Do 15 sit-ups with your child! Trivia Day! What’s a random or fun fact you...

January 2021 Books

January 2021 Books

January 2021 Books January 18th is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Learn about how this leader changed the course of the civil rights movement with these books… I am Martin Luther King, Jr. (Ordinary People Change the World) by Brad Meltzer, illustrated by Christopher...

COVID-19 Vaccine Update: Questions and Answers

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