Black History Month @ the Mount Laurel Library
February 1 - February 28

   Black History Month Reading Contest   
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Southern Burlington County NAACP and Mount Laurel Library are pleased to announce The Second Annual Black History Month Reading Contest, a literacy initiative that celebrates the rich heritage, contributions, and accomplishments of African Americans.

Children in grades K-4 are invited to participate in our Black History Month Reading Contest. Simply read any book written by an African American author or about Black history or culture. Each book read will count as an entry to win a grand prize raffle drawing! Read more books and increase your chances to win big.

All participants will receive a Reading Certificate and bookmark. One lucky Grand Prize winner will be randomly selected to receive a Kindle Fire loaded with a selected ebook, courtesy of Southern Burlington County NAACP.

During February, track your books on the Library’s website or pick-up a paper reading log. A valid Mount Laurel Library card is required to participate. The contest runs from Saturday, February 1 - Friday, February 28. The grand prize winner will be announced on Tuesday, March 4.
When Justin started to play soccer there was a bully that was calling him names. Justin and his teammates learned to stand up to the bully and work together as a team.
I liked the book because it introduces us to Harriet Adams Wilson,Zora Neale Hurston,Richard Wright Ralph, Ellison,James Baldwin ,Alexy Haley , Tony Morrison , Earnest Gaines, and Alice Walkerand their experiences in their struggle
This book is about a boy who learns about equal rights and wants to help injustice in the world.
This book is about a girl who eats too much junk food. She gets healthier and happier when she stops. She takes walks with her teacher and her mom and feels better.
Story about friendship between a white and an African American kid where the kids are made to attend different school because of their race