books for black boys

Happy Book Birthday “There’s a Dragon in My Closet,” Plus, Goodnight, MyBrownBaby!

"There's a Dragon in My Closet," the new Denene Millner Books offering by Dorothea Taylor and illustrated by Charly Palmer, is in stores today.

– Aug 8, 2017

Raising Dion: A Comic Book Imagines A Black Single Mom Parenting Her Superhero Son

Raising Dion is a delicious new superhero comic book series with an unlikely here: a Black single mom whose only superpower is love for her superhero son.

– Sep 3, 2015

How I Got A Black Boy To Read, Plus: 10 Great Books For Black Boys

Books for Black boys seem few and far between, but here's what happened when I managed to get one into the hands of a reluctant reader.

– Mar 2, 2015

‘The Ghanaian Goldilocks’: A Colorful Take On a Classic Tale (REVIEW)

Check out this deliciously original take on Goldilocks, with a Black boy from Ghana as its precocious star.

– Dec 17, 2014

A Black Boy’s Haircut Inspires Natural Hair Hate—And Encourages A Mom To Pen An Uplifting Book

By AMA KARIKARI No, I was not hallucinating at the time God gave me the story. I was a heart-broken mother struggling to teach her...

– Oct 3, 2013

Exciting New Book Provides Answer to Question: Why Don’t More Black Boys Read?

By NICK CHILES Why don’t more black boys like to read? That’s a question that has haunted black parents and educators for decades. Over the...

– Nov 20, 2012
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