Books, Movies, TV Shows and Games that Make Kids Love History
Memorizing facts and figures often makes learning history a chore for kids. It's the stories of human struggles and triumphs that truly make the past come alive. This month, with kids learning about African-American history -- as well as enjoying the Presidents' Day holiday -- we love finding ways to help kids experience history on a personal level. These recommendations add a human dimension that make the stories not just memorable but relatable as well.
Kids of all ages will revel in the uplifting poetry of Langston Hughes in his celebratory poem "My People" -- just one of the outstanding titles on our list of Award-Winning African-American Books .
Our selected Civil Rights books offer lessons in courage -- and controversy -- for kids as young as 4 with stories about prominent figures Rosa Parks, Malcolm X, Martin Luther King Jr., and more.
For older kids, movies like A Raisin in the Sun and I Know Why theRead More »from Bring History to Life