19 Black Children’s Books by Black Authors

This collection, which includes both current and older titles, ranges from Lullaby for a Black Mother by Langston Hughes to Firebird by Misty Copeland.

Resource Type: 

  • Website
  • Handouts/Tipsheets


  • Family
  • Interaction
  • Social-emotional development

Types of Diversity: 

  • Children and Families who are Culturally, Racially, and Ethnically Diverse

NC Community College Core Course: 

  • Introduction to Early Childhood
  • Child, Family, and Community
  • Language and Literacy Experiences
  • Child Development and Learning
  • Early Childhood Capstone Practicum