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A #1 New York Times bestseller and Goodreads Choice Awards picture book winner! This is the perfect gift for mothers and daughters, baby showers, and graduation.
This gorgeous, lyrical ode to loving who you are, respecting others, and being kind to one another comes from Empire actor and activist Grace Byers and talented newcomer artist Keturah A. Bobo.
We are all here for a purpose. We are more than enough. We just need to believe it.
Little Black Boy celebrates the contributions black men have made to the world past and present and encourages little black boys to leave their mark in the future!
Dr. Casandra Henriquez
When Princess Zara wakes up, she thinks it’s going to be another great birthday. Then her parents share an old family tradition with her: spreading the love. Soon, Zara is learning there’s much more to birthdays than cake and presents. This tale, which teaches the true value of giving back, is perfect for bedtime, circle time, or any time!
Zara’s Wash Day (Coming Soon) – Ms. Zenda Walker
Mr. Jahkil Naeem Jackson
“I Am” is geared toward helping kids implement values that can help with navigating being bullied and build a strong sense of self-worth. Complete with a self-affirmation exercise, this book is a creative display of how to have belief in oneself and to not be concerned with negative influences.
Jeremy C McCool
In this book, a beautiful young girl named Princess is introduced. She has two loving parents who teach her to always love herself and her magical skin complexion. After going to school and being teased, she starts to doubt what her parents told her about the unique glow of her skin. She is then educated about the power of her melanin, how it protects her from the Sun, and learns that it is one of her many superpowers! This is the first book of the Princess series. Princess and The Power of Melanin was created to uplift young girls and combat the colorism that often exists in the World. It is important to prevent young girls from viewing their melanin as a negative attribute. Sometimes kids can be mean to each other and we want this book to serve as a tool to give young girls so much confidence that no bully can faze them. We want the story of Princess to remind every melanated girl to love themselves! This book was authored by Jeremy C. McCool and Dr. Anthony McBride.
Super Bowl champion and literacy crusader Malcolm Mitchell presents the story of a magician who reveals an awe-inspiring treasure from his bag of tricks — books that make every kid’s dream come true!
This is not your typical afternoon at the library — a magician invites kids to reach into his hat to pull out whatever they find when they dig down deep. Soon — poof! — each child comes away with something better than they could’ve imagined — a book that helps them become whatever they want to be, and makes their dreams come true through pages and words, and the adventures that follow. But each child can’t help but wonder, What’s really making the magic happen?
Mrs. Natalie Rochelle McDonald-Perkins
“Natalie McDonald-Perkins’ debut book, “Best in Me,” is one that will linger within your soul for days, months, and years to come. This book reignites the senses through the use of poetry. Her intentional and perfectly crafted words take every adult on a nostalgic journey, forcing one to reexamine childhood wounds, at the hands of unkind people. While Perkins invites us into the lives of nine multicultural children, she effortlessly uses the power of language to weave a common thread that will resonate with children across the world, as well as the child that still lives within every adult. As you flip through the pages of this book and get lost in the words, Perkins will subconsciously challenge you to initiate a dialogue with your children and students. Step up and rise to Perkins’ challenge, by first, owning this book, and gifting it to the ones you love. This book belongs within EVERY child’s personal library and EVERY school library across the world. Dare to look within yourself and discover and/or rediscover the best in YOU!” -Elementary School Teacher
Ms. Ameikah Black
PreOrder: Children’s Book The Adventures of Princess Amina The Melanin Mermaid and the Lesson of Magical Melanin: PrincessAminas magical powers are used to help a little girl love her self