books for children by black authors

Early Sunday Morning Is Out Tomorrow—Celebrate With Me!

Early Sunday Morning, my new children's picture book on Denene Millner Books, drops on Tuesday. Help me celebrate: buy the book and tell two friends!

– Apr 10, 2017

“Good Night MyBrownBaby”: Lane Fredrickson’s ‘Monster Trouble’ (VIDEO)

Announcing the winners of our seventh 'Good Night MyBrownBaby' giveaway, plus video of me reading our new favorite, "Monster Trouble."

– Mar 28, 2017

“Good Night MyBrown Baby”: Debbie Allen’s “Dancing In the Wings” (VIDEO)

Announcing the winners of our sixth Good Night MyBrownBaby giveaway, plus video of me reading a family favorite, Debbie Allen's "Dancing In the Wings."

– Mar 7, 2017

“Good Night MyBrownBaby”: Jacqueline Woodson’s “We Had a Picnic This Sunday Past” (VIDEO)

Announcing the winners of our fifth Good Night MyBrownBaby giveaway, plus video of me reading a family favorite, Jacqueline Woodson's "We Had a Picnic This Sunday Past."

– Feb 21, 2017

Good Night MyBrownBaby: bell hooks’ “Homemade Love” (VIDEO)

Ever wondered where I got the name “Girlpie” for my daughters Mari and Lila? Look no further than the book I read in the last...

– Feb 7, 2017

Introducing ‘Good Night MyBrownBaby’: Fav Stories Read On FB Live

MyBrownBaby's getting your bedtime routine together! Introducing 'Goodnight, MyBrownBaby,' our new Facebook Live author readings for your babies.

– Dec 1, 2016

A Declaration For Children: Our Vow To Uplift Through Books

With paintbrushes and pens in hand, we children's book authors and illustrators vow to use our work to seek equality, justice, and peace for children.

– Nov 14, 2016

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

Why I Buy Black Children’s Books by Black Authors and Why You Should Too

Integrating children's bookshelves since 2001.

– Apr 14, 2015

12 Multicultural Kid’s Book Apps Every Parent Should Know

Multicultural kid's book apps provide a great way to teach little ones about empathy, compassion, and diversity. Check out our picks!

– Feb 17, 2015
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