fbpx
20 Books About Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

20 Books About Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Every January, we honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. We often want to reduce Dr. King to inspiring quotes we can repost on social media, but he was so much more than an inspired speaker. He was a leader and a force for change, and it’s...
17 Chapter Books About Black Girls

17 Chapter Books About Black Girls

Children’s books are slowly becoming more diverse, but there’s still a long way to go. Thirty-seven percent of the population of the United States are people of color, but only 13% of the children’s books published between 1994 and 2017 contain...
9 Chapter Books With Disabled Characters

9 Chapter Books With Disabled Characters

One body does not fit all. Each and every body is different, with different sizes, shapes, and abilities. You may also enjoy these Diverse Chapter Books! Just a few years ago, you would be hard-pressed to find a middle grade novel featuring a child with a disability...
9 Children’s Books About Police Brutality

9 Children’s Books About Police Brutality

Botham Jean. Sandra Bland. Philando Castille. Alton Sterling. Tamir Rice. Eric Harris. Michael Garner. Michael Brown, Jr. These names represent just a few of the black lives taken by police in America since 2014. There are many police officers all over the country who...
9 Books About Kwanzaa

9 Books About Kwanzaa

I’ve been aware of Kwanzaa for years, but it wasn’t until the kids and I dove into learning about other cultures that I truly understood what made the holiday special. The word Kwanzaa is Swahili for “first fruits,” and the week-long...
8 Picture Books With a Black Santa Claus

8 Picture Books With a Black Santa Claus

I received several emails in my inbox this year, all asking the same question — “Can you recommend books with a black Santa Claus?” Sadly, there aren’t that many children’s books out there that feature a Black or African-American Santa...

Pin It on Pinterest