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HBCU Proud by Yvette Manns
Follow along as Q learns about the history of HBCUs, the relevance of HBCUs in our society today, and the importance for fighting to preserve our legacy.
Let it Shine by Andrea Davis Pinkney
The lives of ten Black women activists are featured in an incredible story about courage in the face of oppression; about the challenges and triumphs of the battle for civil rights.
My Hair is a Garden by Cozbi A. Cabreray
After a day of being taunted by classmates about her unruly hair, Mackenzie learns that natural Black hair is beautiful.
The Day You Begin by J. Woodson
A heartening book about finding courage to connect, even when you feel scared and alone
Little Leaders by Vashti Harrison
An important book for all ages, Little Leaders educates and inspires as it relates true stories of forty trailblazing Black women in American history.
Princeless by Jeremy Whitley
Princeless is the story of Princess Adrienne, one princess who’s tired of waiting to be rescued. This is a one of a kind, action packed, all-ages adventure! Graphic Novel.
Jada Jones by Kelly Stalins Lyons
This series follows science-loving Jada Jones as she goes on different adventures throughout the series. Ages 7-10
I Got the Rhythm by Connie Morrison
On a simple trip to the park, the joy of music overtakes a mother and daughter.
Sulwe by Lupita Nyong'o
Sulwe has skin the color of midnight. She is darker than everyone in her family. Then a magical journey in the night sky opens her eyes and changes everything.
Hair Love by Matthew Cherry
This is a special story about a Daddy giving his daughter an extra-special hair style in this ode to self-confidence and the love between fathers and daughter.
Genesis Begins Again by Alice Williams
This powerful debut novel tells the story of a thirteen-year-old who must overcome internalized racism and a verbally abusive family to finally learn to love herself.
Chains by Laurie Halse Anderson
“Chains” is the story of Isabel’s journey to discover her inner strength and fight for her freedom amidst the depravity of slavery and the upheaval of the Revolutionary War.
Black is a Rainbow Color by Angela Joy
A child reflects on the meaning of being Black in this moving and powerful anthem about a people, a culture, a history, and a legacy that lives on.
Brown Girl Dreaming by J. Woodson
In vivid poems, Woodson shares what it was like growing up in the 1960s, living with Jim Crow and her growing awareness of the Civil Rights movement.
Just Like Me by Vanessa Brantley-Newton
An ode to the girl with scrapes on her knees and flowers in her hair, and every girl in between.
Cityrella by Yvette Manns
Sharelle lives with her stepmother and two stepsisters. She loves writing rhymes and she’s good at it. When the Prince of Hip-Hop announces Open Mic Night, Sharelle is ready!
Good Night Stories by L. Workneh
Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls: 100 Real-Life Tales of Black Girl Magic, is dedicated to amplifying the stories of Black women and girls from around the world.
Change Sings by Amanda Gorman
In this stirring, much-anticipated picture book by presidential inaugural poet and activist Amanda Gorman, anything is possible when our voices join together.
Call Us What We Carry by A. Gorman
The luminous poetry collection by presidential inaugural poet Amanda Gorman, captures a shipwrecked moment in time and transforms it into a lyric of hope and healing.
Becoming by Michelle Obama
Michelle Robinson was born in Chicago. From her modest beginnings, she would become Michelle Obama, the inspiring and powerful First Lady of the U.S.
Fast Pitch by Nic Stone
Shenice, captain of the Fulton Firebirds, is focused when she steps up to the plate. Nothing can stop her from leading her team to the fast-pitch softball regional championship.
We Rise, We Resist by Wade Hudson
With 96 lavishly designed pages of original art and prose, fifty diverse creators lend voice to young activists.
Lifting As We Climb by Evette Dionne
Women of color, especially Black women, were fighting for their right to be treated as full, equal citizens of the U.S. Their battlefront wasn’t just about gender.
Bee Fearless by Mikaila Ulmer
When Mikaila Ulmer was four, she was stung by a bee twice. She was terrified of going outside. Her parents encouraged her to learn more about bees so she wouldn’t be afraid.
Reach for the Skai by Skai Jackson
Brave. Black. First. by Cheryl Hudson
Maya and the Robot by Eve Ewing
Pretty Black Girl by Uchenna Jones
A poem brought to life with beautiful, culturally rich illustrations, aims to inspire Black girls everywhere to embrace the essence of who they are.
Beyond Beautiful by Jasmine Zapata, MD
This book was written to inspire and empower young ladies around the world that they are BEYOND BEAUTIFUL!
Beyond Beautiful II by Jasmine Zapata, MD
In addition to outward appearances, Black girls have tremendous inner qualities and have the power to overcome any situation in life and change the world!
Black Enough by Ibi Zoboi
Black Enough is an essential collection of captivating stories about what it’s like to be young and Black in America.
On the Come Up by Angie Thomas
Bri wants to be one of the greatest rappers of all time. As the daughter of an underground hip hop legend who died right before he hit big, Bri’s got massive shoes to fill.