Denene Millner Books

Get What is Light?, a Rare Board Book for Black Babies, On Your Bookshelf Today!

Happy Book birthday to the latest Denene Millner Books creation: Markette Sheppard's "What is Light?" a beautiful—and rare—board book featuring brown kids!

– Jun 11, 2018

My Birth Mother, My Hero

We give a lot of praise to the parents who adopt children—and rightfully so. But we should also throw flowers at the feet of the birth mothers, too.

– Feb 21, 2018

Black Books Matter: Children’s Books Celebrating Black Boys

We're so proud "Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut," made this incredible list of books for Black boys, and are thrilled to announce a special FB Live reading by "Crown" cover model, young Solomon Barnes!

– Dec 13, 2017

The Gift of Black Children’s Books: a $1,000 Donation for Denene Millner Books

Spending $17.99 on a black children's book is worth the expense. One anonymous donor agreed, and donated $1,000 to put Denene Millner Books into children's hands.

– Sep 13, 2017

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

“Good Night MyBrownBaby”: Denene Millner’s “Early Sunday Morning”

Check out the video reading of Denene Millner's "Early Sunday Morning," plus get ready for tonight's "Good Night MyBrownBaby," featuring "Meet Clarabelle Blue."

– Apr 25, 2017

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

#BROWNGIRLSWRITE: Meet 8-Year-Old Nia Mya Reese, Best Selling Author

Nia Mya Reese is eight years old big sister with a story to tell. And that story, about how to deal with annoying little brothers, is now a bestselling picture book.

– Mar 22, 2017

Making Magic: How We Launched Denene Millner Books

It's the little imprint that could. Here, everything you wanted to know about the birth of Agate Publishing's Denene Millner Books.

– Mar 8, 2017
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