Jess and I bought our nephew his first book at two months old because you’re never too young to excited about books! We have a list of children books by Black authors that will make perfect additions to a burgeoning bookshelf.
illustrated by Vanessa Brantley-Newton
A kindergartener takes on his first day of school
athan Bryon Dapo Adeola
A little astronaut-in-training just wants everyone to look up!
Little Legends: Exceptional Men in Black History by Vashti Harrison
Illustrator Vashti Harrison’s newest book about Black men in history!
Hair Love by Matthew A. Cherry Illustrated by Vashti Harrison
Based on the touching Academy Award-winning short film about a father doing his daughter’s natural hair for the first time.
Illustrated by Rafael López
A young girl builds relationships and expands her world