Summary: On a trip to the park with her mother, a young girl hears a rhythm coming from the world around her and begins to move to the beat, finally beginning an impromptu dance in which other children join...
Hair love : a celebration of daddies and daughters everywhere
- Cherry, Matthew A,
Summary: A little girl's daddy steps in to help her arrange her curly, coiling, wild hair into styles that allow her to be her natural, beautiful self.
- Mora, Oge,
Summary: When all of their special Saturday plans go awry, Ava and her mother still find a way to appreciate one another and their time together.
- Nyong'o, Lupita,
Summary: When five-year-old Sulwe's classmates make fun of her dark skin, she tries lightening herself to no avail, but her encounter with a shooting star helps her understand there is beauty in every shade.
Crown : an ode to the fresh cut
- Barnes, Derrick D.,
Summary: Celebrates the magnificent feeling that comes from walking out of a barber shop with newly-cut hair.
Hey Black child
- Perkins, Useni Eugene, author
Summary: "A lyrical, empowering poem that celebrates black children and seeks to inspire all young ones to dream big and achieve their goals"--
Schomburg : the man who built a library
- Weatherford, Carole Boston, 1956-
Summary: Traces legal clerk Arturo Schomburg's efforts to curate a collection of African books, letters, music, and art.
The book itch : freedom, truth, & Harlem's greatest bookstore
- Nelson, Vaunda Micheaux.
Summary: Relates the story of the National Memorial African Bookstore, founded in Harlem by Louis Michaux in 1939, as seen from the perspective of Louis Michaux Jr., who met famous men like Muhammad Ali and...
The day you begin
- Woodson, Jacqueline,
Summary: Other students laugh when Rigoberto, an immigrant from Venezuela, introduces himself but later, he meets Angelina and discovers that he is not the only one who feels like an outsider.
The other side
- Woodson, Jacqueline.
Summary: Two girls, one white and one black, gradually get to know each other as they sit on the fence that divides their town.