October 2019 Just Like Me Box

This post includes both Amazon affiliate links and referral links. The theme of this month’s Just Like Me Box was Melanin Magic and the box included a powerful poem from Brandi A. Banks, entitled Melanin Drippin’. Melanin Drippin Brown boy…brown … Continued

Beyond the Book: The King of the Kindergarten

This book was provided by Penguin Random House and Penguin Young Readers for review. Amazon affiliate links are included in this post. Book Summary The King of the Kindergarten by Derrick Barnes and Vanessa Brantley-Newton celebrates the huge milestone of … Continued

Beyond the Book: Hair Love

Book Summary Hair Love by Matthew A. Cherry and Vashti Harrison celebrates natural hair and the relationship between a father and daughter. Whether she’s wearing it in an afro, puffs, or braids, Zuri loves her hair and her dad affirms … Continued

28 Picture Books ALL Children Should Read This Black History Month

This February, I wanted to compile a list of picture books that would be appropriate for ALL children to read throughout Black History Month. These books feature heroes, hidden figures, and special moments that deserve to be highlighted. February 1 … Continued