This Week’s Diverse Children’s Books!

We have discovered eight more diverse authors of children’s literature this week on our Book Journey!


When Grandma Sings (2012)

Author: Margee King Mitchell

Illustrator: James E. Ransome

If Kids Ran the World (2014)

Authors & Illustrators: Leo & Diane Dillon

I Love You Too (2014)

Author: Ziggy Marley

Illustrator: AG Jatkowska

Melena’s Jubilee (2016)

Author: Zetta Elliott

Illustrator: Aaron Boyd

Raising Dragons (1998)

Author: Jerdine Nolen

Illustrator: Elise Primavera

Maya’s New Dress (1991)

Author: Malories Blackman

Illustrator: Rhian Nest James

One Today: The Inaugural Poem for President Obama (2015)

Author: Richard Blanco

Illustrator: Dav Pilkey

Malala’s Magic Pencil (2017)

Author: Malala Yousafzai

Illustrator: Kerascoët


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