Representation matters, and it is especially important in the books we give to our children, the stories we share with them and what we read to them.
Through our work with Reach Out and Read San Diego and First Book we continued to offer diverse and inclusive books that celebrate communities that are historically underrepresented.
Swipe through for just a few of our recommended books for Black History Month.
I Am One of a Kind
By Aaliyah Wilson
Positive affirmations with parent/child bonding activity included. For those 2-5 years
By Ruth Forman
A joyfully poetic board book that delivers an ode to the beautiful light of African American boys. For ages 1-4 years old.
By Karen English
Karen English and Ebony Glenn have crafted a satisfying and heartwarming story about a pair of shoes, two girls, and a connection they share across continents. For ages 3-5 years old.
I Love My Curly Hair
By Kiara Wilson
An early reader, rhyming book to help with positive self-talk. and acceptance
I Am Enough
By Grace Byers
An ode to loving who you are, respecting others, and being kind. For those 3-7 years old.
Stacey’s Remarkable Books
By Stacey Abrams
Based on a true story about the life-changing power of books. For those 4-8 years old.
By Jamilah Thompkins-Bigelow
A picture book teaching it's okay to make mistakes. For those 4-8 years old.
By Anne Wynter
A board book celebrating baby's first steps and all the important milestones that follow.