Books by Black Authors - Children

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Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History

Vashti Harrison

A NEW YORK TIMES INSTANT BESTSELLER!A USA TODAY BESTSELLER!This beautifully illustrated New York Times bestseller introduces readers of all ages to 40 women who...

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Black Queens Colouring Book

Danielle Murrell Cox

An 8×10 inch colouring book filled with images of powerful women/girls as well as affirmations that will help uplift your spirit. People young and...

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Woke

Mahogany L. Browne, Elizabeth Acevedo, Olivia Gatwood

Woke: A Young Poet's Guide to Justice is a collection of poems to inspire kids to stay woke and become a new generation of...

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Magnificent Homespun Brown

Samara Cole Dayon

Magnificent Homespun Brown is an exploration of the natural world and family bonds through the eyes of a young, mixed-race narrator?a living, breathing, dazzlingly...

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Life Doesn't Frighten Me (Twenty-fifth Anniversary Edition)

Maya Angelou, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Sara Jane Boyers

Shadows on the wallNoises down the hallLife doesn't frighten me at all Maya Angelou's brave, defiant poem celebrates the courage within each of us, young...

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Young Gifted and Black

Jamia Wilson

“...to be revisited again and again…The candy-colored pages and straightforward stories are hard to resist…” –The New York Times “...diverse collection of iconic figures…vibrantly...

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Big Dreamers: The Canadian Black History Activity Book for Kids

Akilah Newton, Tami Gabay, Danielle Murrel Cox and Natasha Henry

Learn about Canada's Big Dreamers : trailblazers, politicians, artists and athletes who have shapped our great country. 

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A is for Activist

Innosanto Nagara

“Reading it is almost like reading Howard Zinn's A People's History of the United States, but for two-year olds—full of pictures and rhymes and...

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Aya de Yopougon

Marguerite Abouet

Côte d'Ivoire, 1978. Aya, dix-neuf ans, vit à Yopougon, un quartier populaire d'Abidjan. Ça sent le début des vacances mais très vite les choses...

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La haine qu'on donne

Angie Thomas

Starr a seize ans, elle vit dans un quartier rythmé par les guerres entre gangs et les descentes de police. Tous les jours, elle...

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Black Kings Colouring Book

Danielle Murrell Cox

An 8×10 inch colouring book filled with images of powerful women/girls as well as affirmations that will help uplift your spirit. People young and...

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Marvel Action: Black Panther: Stormy Weather (Book One)

Kyle Baker

A Marvelous new era begins here! Readers can get lost in the technologically advanced African nation of Wakanda.Follow the all-new adventures of its monarch,...

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Akata Warrior

Nnedi Okorafor

The newest novel by the author of Akata Witch and the forthcoming Marvel comic book series about Shuri, Black Panther's sister!“The most imaginative, gripping, enchanting...

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March: Book One

John Lewis, Andrew Aydin

#1 New York Times BestsellerCongressman John Lewis (GA-5) is an American icon and key figure of the civil rights movement. His commitment to justice and nonviolence...

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Wash Day

Jamila Rowser, Robyn Smith

Wash Day is a slice-of-life comic that pays tribute to the beauty and endurance of Black women and their hair. The story follows Kimana,...

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