great books for African American children

#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

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

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

– Mar 7, 2017

How To Support Authors: 10 Ways You Can Make Denene Millner Books A Success

Denene Millner Books is my baby, and it can't survive without your support.

– Feb 27, 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

Good Night MyBrownBaby: Faith Ringgold’s “Tar Beach” (VIDEO)

Announcing the winners of our third Good Night MyBrownBaby giveaway, plus video me reading an all-time favorite, Faith Ringgold's "Tar Beach."

– Jan 24, 2017

Watch Amazon Prime’s “The Snowy Day,” With Laurence Fishburne, Angela Bassett and Regina King

Peter, the hero of our favorite Black children's book, "The Snowy Day," gets his own Christmas story in a new animated feature on Amazon Prime.

– Nov 28, 2016

Legend of the Mantamaji: Diverse Graphic Novels For Summer Reading Come to Life On Video

Diverse graphic novels are the gateway to life-long reading—and Eric Dean Seaton's "Legend of the Mantamaji" series is opening doors for Black children.

– Jun 3, 2015

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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