Black History Month – Books For Children By Black British Authors

Black History Month – Books For Children By Black British Authors

October is usually a time to celebrate Black History and provides a great opportunity to recognise the outstanding contributions people of African and Caribbean descent have made in Britain. At Clarssroom, we love reading and would like to introduce you and your children to some fabulous books written by black British authors:

1. Clean Up by Nathan Clean Byron (suitable for ages 3 – 6)

2. Look Up by Nathan Byron (suitable for ages 3 – 6)

3. Race to the Frozen North by Catherine Johnson (suitable for ages 7 – 9)

4. Ellie and the Cat by Malorie Blackman (suitable for ages 7 – 12)

5. Diver’s Daughter: A Tudor Story by Patrice Lawrence (suitable for ages 8 – 12)

6. A Dangerous Game by Malorie Blackman (suitable for ages 9 – 11)

7. Freedom by Catherine Johnson (suitable for ages 11 – 13)

8. High Rise Mystery by Sharna Jackson (suitable for ages 9 – 11)

9. Mic Drop by Sharna Jackson (suitable for ages 9 – 11)

10. Granny Ting Ting by Patrice Lawrence (suitable for ages 9 – 11)

11. Cane Warriors by Alex Wheatle (suitable for ages 11 – 13)

12. Rose, Interrupted by Patrice Lawrence (suitable for ages 12 – 15)

13. Noughts and Crosses by Malorie Blackman (suitable for ages 13 upwards)

14. A Change is Gonna Come by Various BAME Authors (suitable for ages 13 upwards)