Lulu’s “F” List: Diverse Authors of Children’s Literature

*Lulu & Mom have enjoyed reading these books aloud together!

**Read by Mom only…Lulu needs to be a little bit older before enjoying this book!

All other titles are TO BE READ…Our list will be updated as we continue our Book Journey and discover new authors!

Books are categorized as follows: Picture Books, Early Readers, Poetry, Chapter Books (Elementary School Age), YA (Young Adult/Middle Grades), Grown Folks, Historical


Muriel Feelings~Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (July 31, 1938-September 2011)

Picture Books

Zamari Goes to Market (1970)

Moja Means One: Swahili Counting Book (1971)*

Jambo Means Hello: Swahili Alphabet (1974)*


Tom Feelings~Brooklyn, New York (May 19, 1933-August 25, 2003)

Picture Books

Daydreamers (1981)

Soul Looks Back in Wonder (1993)*

The Middle Passage (1995)


Nicole Fenner~Mount Vernon, New York

Picture Books

Sister Girl and the Training Wheels (2016)*

Sister Girl and the New Dress (2018)


Laura Freeman

Picture Book

Natalie’s Hair Was Wild (2018)*

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