Empowering Black Books for Young Readers: Inspiring Tales of Diversity, History, and Self-Discovery

Welcome to our curated selection of captivating black books for young readers! Diving into these pages will not only ignite imaginations but also foster a deeper understanding of diverse cultures, histories, and empowering narratives. From tales of self-discovery to celebrating remarkable figures in black history, these books offer an enriching journey for children of all backgrounds.

Black books for young children:

1.My Hair

Delight in the vibrant journey of self-love as a young girl celebrates the unique beauty of her natural hair, embracing its versatility and cultural significance.

Here is the read along:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oNet1W_TMqM

2. Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History

Discover inspiring stories of remarkable black women who broke barriers, changed the course of history, and paved the way for future generations.

Here is the review:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sH3FzLcFdbQ

3. Amazing Grace

Join Grace as she dreams big and defies stereotypes, proving that with determination and imagination, anything is possible.

Here is the read along:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LmIfdJRsSGQ

4. Dancing in The Wings

Follow Sassy as she learns to embrace her individuality and pursue her passion for dance, overcoming obstacles with grace and perseverance.

Here is the read along:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XHVUToRUpSE

5. Sulwe

Journey with Sulwe as she embarks on a quest for self-acceptance and learns to see the beauty in her own skin, celebrating her unique radiance.

Here is the review:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PG1Ycl6YEGY

6. The Ghanaian Goldilocks  

Set in Ghana, this charming twist on a classic tale follows Kofi and his encounter with a mischievous girl who discovers that true beauty lies within.

Here is the read along:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hrzhbm3XfrA

7. Hewitt Anderson’s Great Big Life

Step into the extraordinary world of Hewitt Anderson, a boy who challenges perceptions of what it means to be different and embraces the magic of being uniquely himself.

Here is the read along:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xNWrSaKdw4k

8. Jabari Jumps

Join Jabari as he confronts his fears and takes a leap of faith off the diving board, learning valuable lessons about courage, resilience, and the thrill of new experiences.


Here is the read along:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3IrtLGIXRlQ

9. Full, Full, Full of Love

Share in the warmth and joy of family gatherings as Jay Jay learns that love knows no bounds, even when the table is full of delicious food and cherished memories.

Here is the read along:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RDQuSGbSqNk

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RDQuSGbSqNk

10. Beyond the Bright Sea

 Embark on a captivating adventure with Crow as she unravels the mystery of her origins, uncovering secrets that lead her on a journey of self-discovery and belonging.

Here is the review:

These engaging stories not only entertain but also educate, offering valuable lessons in empathy, resilience, and the importance of embracing one’s identity. Explore the rich tapestry of black literature and open doors to new worlds of imagination and inspiration for young readers everywhere.