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Books about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. - click here  
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Africa Kit - click here
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STEM, Black Scientists/Inventors/Astronauts & More  

African-American Children's Books - click here
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Back to School - Afrocentric Notebooks, & More - click here:
Books for Black Boys about Black Boys - click here
Creativity Aids - Art Supplies & More
Mentoring Black Boys & Fatherhood

"Just Mercy"  

New! Deluxe Limited Edition- "Obama, An Intimate Portrait" To order, click image.  

Becoming - To order, click picture of book.  
Enough! 20 Protesters Who Changed America

Doc Like Mommy -----Click on photo  

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"I started purchasing 5 years ago for my granddaughter with the book, I Can Do It, Too! Our family loves it. It's a pleasure to have a company that has books, dolls, etc for people of color. I will shop here again and again. Thank you for being online."
Brenda M., Homewood, Illinois - Dec. 2017

"This is my 4th year buying from Brown Sugar and Spice bookstore and the selection and service has always been excellent."
- Jackie P., New Rochelle, New York - December 2015

"The books are phenomenal! They are in the classrooms already. The kids love them...can't stop reading them."
Lisa G., Reading Intervention Teacher, Philadelphia, PA - December 2016

"Always my 'go-to' for books with a purpose"
Jamie F., West Chester, Pennsylvania - September 2016

"Fantastic resource for quality books for black children! I buy all my grandchildren books from Browns."
Kathleen P. - San Francisco, CA - December 2018

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New Book about Magic Johnson
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Hosting a BABY SHOWER? Why not make it an "Afrocentric Baby Shower". Ask each person to include one African-American children's book and during the shower read aloud a few books to encourage early reading to our little ones. Click "Books for Toddlers and Babies" link above.


"Excellent and friendly service!!"
Jennifer E. - Hamilton, Bermuda - November 2016

"I have 3 grandchildren. I count on Brown Sugar & Spice for all of the books that I purchase for them. They carry a nice selection of books by and about Africans and African-Americans and the service is phenomenal."
Tina B. - Columbia, South Carolina, March 2016

"I love your books and your service! Thank-you!"
S.W. of Harvard University
Wellesley, MA

"Love your books and give them as gifts for special occasions."
Nov. 2015 - Richard C. of Culpepper, VA

"I love the quality of the books and my son enjoys getting them." - Feb. 2016 - L.G. of Missouri City, Texas


I Love My Hair - click on book

"Black Wings" and More Books about African-American Pilots & Astronauts - Click on Book  

Black Indians - click on book  

Julian Series for Boys - Set of 5

Click on "First 100 Animals" for Book  

Your Best Destiny - Becoming the Person You Were Created to Be NEW BOOK! Click on book to order.  

Books written by the Mother of Michael Jordan

Brown Sugar & Spice specializes in true stories about African-Americans, but also offers multicultural books about families around the world. This is a book collection to treasure! Children of color will enjoy seeing themselves in these African-American children's books. We have selected the best of the best in African-American children's books. Promote literacy as you read to your child these quality African-American children's books, many TRUE stories about Black history and people of color. Black history books for all ages...over 300 titles. Both hardcover and paperback books about children of color. Learn about children around the world. Give multicultural children's books as gifts to encourage reading and a greater appreciation for our colorful, multicultural world.

Click here to email a friend who values African-American children's books

Produced by Faith: Enjoy Real Success Without Losing Your True Self  


"Thank you for everything and my daughter has really enjoyed the books (Just for You - Girls). We read them together which she is starting to believe is a little treat. She waits for me to finish whatever I am doing (housework never ends!) and brings a blanket for us to curl up on the couch and take turns reading."
July 2012, D.W. - Maryland

NEW! - "We Are The Ship - Story of Negro League Baseball" Click on book to order. For baseball lovers of all ages - a collector's item.  

Doll - Nighty Night Black Girl with Teddy Bear - click on doll


"I think this is the best thing since candy. Children need to read. The best gift is a book. I am a returning customer and I will continue to be a customer. You'll be seeing a lot of orders from me."
L.T. - Clinton, Maryland

"Every year, Brown Sugar & Spice has provided excellent and thorough service! Thank you!"
J. Apprey - New Rochelle, NY

2006 Super Bowl Champion Coach, Tony Dungy writes a childhood story of faith and dreaming big! He's a #1 New York Times Bestselling Author!

The Lost History of African-American Inventions - Click on book.  


"I found you online and I have been very happy with my other purchases."
Oct. 2011, SW - Wellesley, Massachusetts"

I received my first order yesterday and was quite pleased with the books. I will definitely recommend your website to others. Thank you."
Dec 2009, B.K. - Stafford, Virginia

"My son and my nephews loved the "Just for You-Boys" set."
Jan 2010, D.H. - Ft. Leavenworth, Kansas

Morsels of Kindness - Daily Life Journal - click here
A great gift - keeps on giving all year long, year after year.
Written by multi-Grammy award winner, Raina Bundy.  

"Save Our Black Boys" radio blog
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Radio Broadcast - "Save Our Black Boys" Click here to listen online every Thursday evening at 7:30 pm Eastern - Please invite a parent to tune in. Thanks!  

Save Our Black Boys Resources - click here


Obama Resources for Your Classroom or Home - Click Here  

Baby Books & Other Gift Items - click on book.  

"We have been happy customers of Brown Sugar & Spice for years, in fact, ever since our boys were toddlers, and they are now 20 and 22 years old. As a result of the quality African-American children's books we've purchased, filled with vibrant illustrations, positive stories and historical information, our boys' self-identity and confidence has only been enhanced."
Alice Dent, Michigan

Since then, a daughter was born into the family and Mrs. Dent continues to order African-American children's books from Brown Sugar & Spice.
She states, "Alicia's favorite African-American children's book is "Designed by God So I Must Be Special" which I ordered ten years ago for my first-born child and it has been handed down to all three children. I'm glad I purchased it and didn't wait because now it's out of print. So if you see an African-American children's book you love, get it and don't wait. The books are great. Brian cannot put down the "Tiger Woods" story and Brandon loves the "Black Pioneers of Science and Invention." We are very satisfied customers!"
A.D. - Canton, Michigan

Mentoring Black Boys - (Click here)  

Malcolm Little: The Boy Who Grew Up to Become Malcolm X  

We salute the "Little Rock Nine" - 50th Anniversary. Let's not forget - REMEMBER  


"Thank you for providing such a memorable book for me and my grandchildren" (referring to "President Obama - Newspaper Front Pages")-
G. Taylor, Columbia, Maryland

"This is a thank you for my order that was received the day before Xmas. I greatly appreciate your effort to get that to me so quickly. Thank you and happy new year!"
S. Hommel - New Jersey
Coretta Scott King Award-Winning African-American Children's Books - (Click here)  

Blood Sugar Diabetes II is epidemic in America, and especially in our African-American community. This book offers natural dietary remedies, scientifically proven to promote restoration of wellness. Give a book to all who desire better health.  

About Brown Sugar & Spice Books

Selecting the "cream of the crop" of African-American children's books and true-to-life multicultural children's books about families around the world is our goal. Each multicultural children's book is carefully chosen by an experienced teacher for its historical and educational value.
Discriminating parents and teachers of children everywhere will find this multicultural children's book collection a valuable resource.The books are divided into two categories: multicultural books for young children (go to top left jhand click on "Children's Books") and Black History books for all ages. (click on "Black History Books")
The multicultural children's books reflect the cultural richness of the Asian, Native-American, Caribbean, African, Hispanic, African-American, and European-American communities.In addition, this collection includes early childhood books about basic concepts, nature and science, and special issues like childhood fears, divorce, death and disabilities. Take a look at your current collection of children's books. Count how many titles are about children of color showing real people doing real things.Many schools have a wealth of fairy and animal tales and books with fictitous characters, but a dearth of true stories about people of color.If your current children's book collection needs a little color, then let Brown Sugar & Spice add that extra spice to your multicultural children's book collection.

Most of our titles are factual accounts, chronicling significant events in the history of people of color. The authenticity of these multicultural accounts is most important. That's why we feel it's imperative for people to tell their own stories. Therefore, many of our children's books feature first-world people writing their own experiences.We also search for illustrations with ethnically authentic representations and positive images of people of color. These high standards make our multicultural children's book collection top-rated by our customers: teachers, librarians and parents.Besides the African-American children's books, multicultural children's books, Africa kit, gift baskets and videos, a wide range of multicultural services are offered: workshops for professional staff development, storytelling for schools and libraries, and book fundraisers. (Click on "Educational Services").Remember, our multicultural children's books are carefully hand-picked.
Each children's book has been critiqued by an experienced educator who fell in love with children's books many years ago at her African-American mother's knee and continues to be enthralled by the magnificent multicultural children's books now available about children of color.If you want your students at school or your children at home to learn to appreciate themselves and those from other ethnic groups, then the Brown Sugar & Spice multicultural and African-American children's book collection is for you.So come on in and browse a while. These multicultural children's books and resources are handpicked just for you - the discriminating teacher or parent.

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Reader - Wherever you are in your life today, "don't give up now". Grasp the baton that our ancestors courageously passed to us (as many of our books describe) - overcoming slavery, discrimination, and great struggles - "don't give up now".

Black Firsts - 3rd Edition
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Dancing in the Wings
Only $7.99

I Am Rosa Parks
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More Than Anything Else (Story of Booker T. Washington)
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The Skin I'm In by Sharon Flake
Only $9.99

Michelle Obama Paper Dolls
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Toddler - Girls - Set of 6
Only $42.90
On SALE for only $39.95

Doll - Baby's First Doll - Black Boy - Ships separately - Allow an extra 2 weeks.
Only $15.95

Doll - Learn to Dress Black Girl - Ships separately - Allow an extra 2 weeks.
Only $25.40

Ruby and the Booker Boys - Brand New School, Brave New Ruby
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Baby Gift Set - Deluxe
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Full, Full, Full of Love
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Chocolate Me
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Sugar Plum Ballerinas - Set of 6
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Bat Boy and His Violin - Hardcover
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No Way Out: The War Story of a WWII Buffalo Soldier
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Who Was....? - Set of 6
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Our Children Can Soar: A Celebration of Rosa, Barack, and the Pioneers of Change
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Love Will See You Through: Martin Luther King Jr.'s Six Guiding Beliefs (as Told by His Niece)
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Soul Food Love: Healthy Recipes Inspired by One Hundred Years of Cooking in a Black Family
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Eating the Rainbow: A Colorful Food Book
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Lillian's Right to Vote: A Celebration of the Voting Rights Act of1965
Only $17.99

Katie Fry - Set of 2
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Who Built? - Set of 2
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On SALE for only $29.95

The Wait: A Powerful Practice for Finding the Love of Your Life and the Life You Love
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She Speaks: Wisdom from the Women of the Bible to the Modern Black Woman
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Leo - Set of 2
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Who Was Maya Angelou?
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Who Is Michelle Obama?
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STAT: Standing Tall & Talented - Set of 5 for Boys
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NKJV Holy Bible - Journal Edition plus Colored Gel Pens
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Hidden Figures - Young Reader's Edition - Hardcover
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Rest in Power: The Enduring Life of Trayvon Martin
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Rocket Girl: The Story of Mary Sherman Morgan, America's First Female Rocket Scientist
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Preaching to the Chickens - The Story of Young John Lewis
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On SALE for only $15.99

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks - Hardcover
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Easy to Read Chapter Books - Set of 7
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She Persisted: 13 American Women Who Changed the World
Only $17.99

Doll - Mine to Love Gabrielle Doll
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The Hollywood Commandments: A Spiritual Guide to Secular Success
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Obama: An Intimate Portrait, Deluxe Limited Edition (Special)
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Ada Twist Scientist
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Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History
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Be a King: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Dream and You
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Adventure Bible-NIV (Revised) - Imitation Leather - Imprintable - Brown Cover
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The New Jim Crow - Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness
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Believing in Magic: My Story of Love, Overcoming Adversity, and Keeping the Faith - Paperback
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A Picture Book of George Washington Carver
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Reach Higher - An Inspiring Photo Celebration of First Lady Michelle Obama
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Educational Toy - Noah's Ark Wooden Shape Sorter
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Becoming - Large Print - by Michelle Obama
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Who Were the Tuskegee Airmen?
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Michelle Obama Inspiring Words Coloring Book
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Totebag - My First Church Bag
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The Blessing of Africa: The Bible and African Christianity
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God's Answer for the Graduate: Class of 2019 - Brown Leathersoft - NKJV
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Outer Space Eco-Friendly Lunch Box
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Just Ask: Be Different, Be Brave, Be You
Only $17.99
On SALE for only $13.99

Harriet Tubman - Set of 4
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Debt-Free Degree: The Step-By-Step Guide to Getting Your Kid Through College Without Student Loans
Only $19.99

NEW! - Kid's First Coding and Robotics (with battery)
Only $129.95

Just Mercy (Movie Tie-In Edition): A Story of Justice and Redemption
Only $17.99
On SALE for only $15.99

Countering the Conspiracy to Destroy Black Boys by Jawanza Kunjufu - Set of 4
Only $33.80

Of Thee I Sing: A Letter to My Daughters by Barack Obama
Only $17.99

I Love My Hair - paperback
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Elementary Library Set - 62 books
Only $630.00
On SALE for only $595.00

Henry's Freedom Box
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The Colors of Us
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Black Pioneers of Science and Invention
Only $8.99

Mommy, Is Today Sabbath? - (African-American edition)
Only $13.95

Whose Knees Are These?
Only $7.99

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