Children of Color - How to Pick the Best Books
Itís only been since the late 1970ís that the American book publishing industry viewed people of color as a viable market for childrenís books. Prior to that date, there were very few books about children of color. It was ďslim-pickinsĒ at best and often the few books available were degrading to minorities.
The 1980ís saw an explosion of books with appeal to people of color and since then itís only steadily improved. It took a long time coming but finally a plethora of African American books are on the market.
There are lots of books. How do you pick the best of the best thatís now available for and about children of color? We are pleased to offer a few suggestions and a few well-chosen book titles for your consideration.
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Black Firsts - 3rd Edition
Dancing in the Wings
I Am Rosa Parks
More Than Anything Else (Story of Booker T. Washington)
The Skin I'm In by Sharon Flake
Michelle Obama Paper Dolls
Toddler - Girls - Set of 6
On SALE for only $39.95
Doll - Baby's First Doll - Black Boy - Ships separately - Allow an extra 2 weeks.
Doll - Learn to Dress Black Girl - Ships separately - Allow an extra 2 weeks.
Ruby and the Booker Boys - Brand New School, Brave New Ruby
Baby Gift Set - Deluxe
Full, Full, Full of Love
Sugar Plum Ballerinas - Set of 6
Bat Boy and His Violin - paperback
No Way Out: The War Story of a WWII Buffalo Soldier
Who Was....? - Set of 6
Our Children Can Soar: A Celebration of Rosa, Barack, and the Pioneers of Change
Love Will See You Through: Martin Luther King Jr.'s Six Guiding Beliefs (as Told by His Niece)
Afro-Vegan: Farm-Fresh African, Caribbean, and Southern Flavors Remixed
Soul Food Love: Healthy Recipes Inspired by One Hundred Years of Cooking in a Black Family
Eating the Rainbow: A Colorful Food Book
Lillian's Right to Vote: A Celebration of the Voting Rights Act of1965
Katie Fry - Set of 2
Who Built? - Set of 2
On SALE for only $29.95
The Wait: A Powerful Practice for Finding the Love of Your Life and the Life You Love
She Speaks: Wisdom from the Women of the Bible to the Modern Black Woman
Leo - Set of 2
Who Was Maya Angelou?
Who Is Michelle Obama?
STAT: Standing Tall & Talented - Set of 5 for Boys
NKJV Holy Bible - Journal Edition plus Colored Gel Pens
Hidden Figures - Young Reader's Edition - Hardcover
Nothing to Fear - Principles and Prayer to Help You Thrive In a Threatening World by Barry Black - ON SALE
On SALE for only $13.95
Rest in Power: The Enduring Life of Trayvon Martin
Rocket Girl: The Story of Mary Sherman Morgan, America's First Female Rocket Scientist
Preaching to the Chickens - The Story of Young John Lewis
On SALE for only $15.99
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks - Hardcover
Easy to Read Chapter Books - Set of 7
She Persisted: 13 American Women Who Changed the World
Mine to Love Gabrielle Doll
The Hollywood Commandments: A Spiritual Guide to Secular Success
Obama: An Intimate Portrait, Deluxe Limited Edition (Special)
Ada Twist Scientist
Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History
Be a King: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Dream and You
Adventure Bible-NIV (Revised) - Imitation Leather - Imprintable - Brown Cover
The New Jim Crow - Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness
Believing in Magic: My Story of Love, Overcoming Adversity, and Keeping the Faith - Paperback
On SALE for only $13.00
A Picture Book of George Washington Carver
Reach Higher - An Inspiring Photo Celebration of First Lady Michelle Obama
Letter to My Grandchild: Write Now. Read Later. Treasure Forever
Noah's Ark Wooden Shape Sorter
Becoming - Large Print - by Michelle Obama
On SALE for only $28.95
Who Were the Tuskegee Airmen?
Michelle Obama Inspiring Words Coloring Book
My First Church Bag
The Blessing of Africa: The Bible and African Christianity
God's Answer for the Graduate: Class of 2019 - Brown Leathersoft - NKJV
Outer Space Eco-Friendly Lunch Box
Countering the Conspiracy to Destroy Black Boys by Jawanza Kunjufu - Set of 4
Of Thee I Sing: A Letter to My Daughters by Barack Obama
I Love My Hair - paperback
Elementary Library Set - 62 books
On SALE for only $595.00
Henry's Freedom Box
The Colors of Us
Black Pioneers of Science and Invention
Mommy, Is Today Sabbath? - (African-American edition)
Whose Knees Are These? - New edition to be released March 2019. Order now and it will backorder.