The Healthy Birth Initiatives’ Father Involvement program shares their favorite books.

Look for these titles at your local library!

Black History Reading List (504.82 KB)


  • The Miseducation of the Negro, by Carter G. Woodson
  • The Black History Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained, by DK Publishing
  • The African Origin of Civilization, by Cheikh Anta Diop
  • The 1619 Project, by Nikole Hannah Jones
  • They Came Before Columbus, by Ivan Van Sertima
  • The Warmth of Other Suns, by Isabel Wilkerson
  • Africa, Amazing African Country by Country, by Atinuke


  • African History for Kids: A Captivating Guide to the History of Africa, by Captivating History
  • Henry’s Freedom Box, by Ellen Lavine
  • Overground Railroad, by Lisa Cline-Randome
  • The ABCs of Black History, by Rio Cortez