11 Kids Books by Black Authors We Can’t Wait to Read
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As the “Tee Tee” to 11 nieces and nephews ranging from one very cuddly infant to independent teenagers, I sometimes struggle with how to bond with each of them in meaningful and impactful ways. One only desires to hear me sing the ABCs over FaceTime, while another is only interested in sci-fi shows with characters that resemble her. Thankfully, I can lean on books to chart a somewhat easier path to connect with my young loved ones both near and far.
At the start of every new year, Black History Month presents us with an open invitation to explore the extraordinary works of Black authors who are writing and illustrating the books that will shape today’s young minds.
To get you going, we’ve taken some of the guesswork off of your plate and put together a list of some of the best page-turners for a variety of age groups about Black history lessons, empowerment techniques, and even how to process childhood grief.