7 Super-Awesome Diverse Children’s Books by 7 Super-Awesome Diverse Authors!
Sweet Music in Harlem (2004)
Author: Debbie A. Taylor
Illustrator: Frank Morrison
📚C.J. loves and idolizes his Uncle Click! When Uncle Click loses his signature hat before his big photo shoot, C.J. is determined to find it! Soon Uncle Click’s photo shoot becomes a neighborhood event! This story is based upon an actual photo of Jazz legends in a Harlem neighborhood taken in 1958!
Ty’s One-man Band (1980)
Author: Mildred Pitts Walter
Illustrator: Margot Tomes
📚If you have never seen or do not believe in a One-man Band this is the book for you! Join young Ty as he brings wonderment and joy to his town!
Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut (2017)
Author: Derrick Barnes
Illustrator: Gordan C. James
📚A powerful book with a powerful message to young boys and the beauty of their crown!
Coretta Scott (2009)
Author: Ntozake Shange
Illustrator: Kadir Nelson
📚Celebrate the life and legacy of Coretta Scott King in this beautifully illustrated poetic tribute!
Black Panther: A Nation Under Our Feet Book 1 (2016)
Author: Ta-Nehisi Coates
Illustrator: Brian Stelfreeze
📚You have seen the movie once, twice, so many times! Continue your Wakanda journey by reading the first book in the Black Panther comic series!
The World is Awake: A celebration of everyday blessings (2018)
Author: Linsey Davis & Joseph Bottum
Illustrator: Lucy Fleming
📚This books reminds you to take time out to witness the beauty of the world around you each and everyday!
If You Look Up to the Sky (2018)
Author: Angela Dalton
Illustrator: Margarita Sikorskaia
📚Inspiring and encouraging words of wisdom from a Grandmother to her Grandchild that we can all live by!
Music, beauty, legends (real and imagined), blessings and inspiration!
Until our next Journey…