Carter G. Woodson (1875-1950) is best known as the father of Black History Month. However, he was also a scholar who sought out and preserved the story of Americans of African descent.
Read the recently published a picture book biography, then learn more at the website:
CARTER READS THE NEWSPAPER by Deborah Hopkinson traces the life of Carter Woodson from his childhood and life as a coal miner to his education and creation of Negro History Week in 1926.
The Carter G. Woodson Home National Historic Site from the National Park Service is a website that explores the life of this important historian.
Carter G. Woodson Home National Historic Site
ARC courtesy of Peachtree Publishers.