I am happy to present a list of some great books spotlighted by Hachette Book Group for African American History Month, and offer three of you the opportunity to win the book of your choice! If you are looking for some books to peruse this month, you can find more information on each title at the Hachette Books African American History Month page.
Our list of Living Legends recognizes the accomplishments of public servants, artists, athletes, writers and more; people whose personal excellence has aided others, led the way, and continue to enrich our lives today:
Nelson Mandela’s Favorite African Folktales
8 Steps to Create the Life You Want By Creflo A. Dollar
Points of Power By Yolanda Adams, Lavaille Lavette
Live Your Joy By Bonnie St. John
Leaving Atlanta by Tayari Jones
River, Cross My Heart by Breena Clarke
Cane River by Lalita Tademy
Brain Surgeon By Keith Black, Arnold Mann
Big Man By Clarence Clemons , Don Reo
The B. B. King Treasures By B.B. King , Dick Waterman , Charles Sawyer
Patti’s Pearls: Lessons in Living Genuinely, Joyfully, Generously by Patti LaBelle and Laura Randolph Lancaster
The American Journey of Barack Obama By The Editors of Life Magazine
Long Walk to Freedom By Nelson Mandela
In His Own Words By Nelson Mandela, Clinton
On the Line By Serena Williams, Daniel Paisner
A Kind of Grace By Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Sonja Steptoe
America Behind The Color Line By Henry Louis Gates , Jr.
What the Dog Saw By Malcolm Gladwell
Jewels By Michael Cunningham, Connie Briscoe
Mrs. O By Mary Tomer
If you’d like to win, click through to Hachette’s African American History Month page, and then come back here and leave a comment about which book you’d most like to win (U.S. and Canadian readers are eligible).