books and literacy

Introducing My New Black Children’s Book Imprint, Denene Millner Books!

Denene Millner Books is a new imprint for black children's books that will explore the beauty and humanity of African American kids.

– Feb 8, 2016

Black Students and Summer Slide: How Our Children’s Back-To-School Progress Slows Every Year

Are the lazy days of summer killing the academic progress of Black children? No doubt.

– Sep 8, 2014

‘Firebird’: Ballerina Misty Copeland’s Children’s Book Leaps For Brown Girls (GIVEAWAY)

Ballerina Misty Copeland talks Black Girl Magic with her new children's picture book, "Firebird."

– Sep 3, 2014

Five Fun Ideas For Summer Learning: It’s Not Too Late!

It's almost back-to-school time, but it's not too late to get in some last-minute summer learning. Great tips here!

– Aug 22, 2014

My Black Is Beautiful—Now Can We See It In Children’s Books?

How can we help inspire young girls to believe they're beautiful and can achieve anything? Start by creating books that say its possible.

– May 1, 2014

10 Great Ways To Get Your Child Reading Now

By DuEWA FRAZIER Literacy statistics for African American youth across the country are grim. According to the National Assessment of Educational Progress, 53 percent of...

– Sep 17, 2013

Encouraging Literacy For Black Children: Take the 20-4-30 Reading Challenge For Your Child

One of the best baby shower presents I got for my first child was a lovely set of board books that included stories with characters...

– Apr 1, 2013
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