The beautiful thing about books is they can take you anywhere to any time period and even to different worlds. Children's books offer perspective and experience that children may otherwise never know. Adding books that highlight black characters to your child's book collection can be a huge contributor to being open and compassionate and help your children recognize that different is not bad, but beautiful.
Here are 11 books we think you should add to your book collection that highlight Black Authors.
Special thanks to Courtney B. Dunlap for providing the list of titles below. Check out her website and pick up her book The Rumble Hunters and The Rumble Hunters Coloring Activity Book
The Rumble Hunters
Courtney B. Dunlap
Princess Nylah and the Journey to the Magic Window
Susan C. Small
Its In You
I'll Be Right There
A is for Ancestors: My Black College ABC's Coloring Book
Erica Stovall White
The Adventures of Joshua and Pip
John Light, Jr.
Little Lady Rose
If Macaroni Could Talk
Have You Thanked an Inventor Today?
Skin Like Mine
Latashia M. Perry
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