We've blinked, January's gone by, and it's now February already.
2009 Notable Children's Recording, and in my humble opinion the Bud Not Buddy audiobook is even better. Both print titles received Newbery recognition, an honor and an award respectively.)
Coretta Scott King awards? They are awards given "to African American authors and illustrators for outstanding inspirational and educational contributions ..." The Coretta Scott King awards are announced at the same time as the Newbery and the Caldecott awards, with the this year's Coretta Scott King author winner being Kadir Nelson for - a book previously mentioned on this blog - Heart and Soul. A prolific author and illustrator, you won't want to miss his work.
Moving from print to the Internet, if you're wanting online information related to Black History Month, Encyclopedia Britannica has a whole site to peruse. And Kaboose has some craft and activity ideas for young ones. You will also find useful newpaper, magazine, and other reliable resource information through INSPIRE, the Indiana online database collection. INSPIRE is very helpful for last minute, late-night homework assignments, too ...
And if these resources aren't enough or you want to dig deeper, don't hesitate to stop by and ask your friendly librarians :). We're always happy to help.