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.
Reviews
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Story about friendship between a white and an African American kid where the kids are made to attend different school because of their race
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The words were written in a weird way and repeated a lot, but I liked the message
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The book introduces to Black musicians who created America's created Music from the early years to modern times .." I am Just Wild About Harry "and Love Will Find a way " are the song made popular by by the First Black hit Musical show . I was surprized to know that music like Blues Jazz, Rock and roll and hip hop
all were created by African- American Musician .
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This book tells us that singing was Maria's passion and she had gift of musical voice which was recognised at a very early age. Roland Hayes , who was the first African American to achieve international success was her hero
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This book is about a 11 year old Elijah who is the first child born into freedom in Buxton Canada. It tells us how Elijah embarks into a dangerous journey to America in pursuit of a theif and how he discovers horrors of life.