By Brown, Tameka Fryer (E Brow)
From sunset to bedtime, two brown-skinned parents lovingly care for their beautiful brown baby: first, they play outside, then it is time for dinner and a bath, and finally a warm snuggle before bed. Spanish words are sprinkled throughout this sweet book.
By Browne, Mahogany L (E Brow)
Woke babies are up early. Woke babies raise their fists in the air. Woke babies cry out for justice. Woke babies grow up to change the world. This lyrical and empowering book is both a celebration of what it means to be a baby and what it means to be woke.
With a simple clap of hands, an itty-bitty be-boppin' baby gets his whole family singing and dancing. This musical book is great to read with babies and toddlers.
This little girl knows her hair is great just as it is. When people ask, “Why is your hair so BIG?” she answers, “Why isn’t yours?” Her hair is soft, it protects her; it’s both gentle and fierce. While some might worry about how it’s different and try to contain it, she gives it the freedom to be so extraordinary it almost has a life of its own.
By Marks, Janae
Zoe has just turned twelve. She isn’t speaking to her former best friend Trevor, and dreams of being the next Kids Bake Challenge star. But now she’s received a letter in the mail—from her father, who is in prison—who she has never met. What’s a girl to write?
By Grimes, Nikki
Gabby daydreams to escape her problems, but now the daydreaming is causing her problems! Finding another daydreaming friend and a teacher who develops a writing lesson around daydreams gives her the confidence to develop concrete dreams for her future.
By Mosca, Julia Finley (EB Mont)
After touring a German submarine in the early 1940s, young Ray set her sights on becoming an engineer. Little did she know sexism and racial inequality would challenge that dream every step of the way, even keeping her greatest career accomplishment a secret for decades.
By Cline-Ransome, Lesa (E 796.342 Clin)
This book shares the story of the sisters and tennis stars, including their special relationship as sisters and best friends, their constant training as children, and their incredible success in professional tennis.
By Pantaleo, Steve (EB John)
Profiles the life and career of Dwayne Johnson, the eight-time WWE Champion also known for his humor and acting roles.
By Bardhan-Quallen, Sudipta (EB Robi)
Tells the true story of Jackie Robinson's battle against prejudice while serving in the military during World War II, covering his court-martial for refusing to move to the back of an integrated bus.
By Ahmed, Roda (EB Jemi)
When young Mae Jemison is asked by her teacher what she wants to be when she grows up, African American Mae tells her mostly white classmates that she wants to be an astronaut, a dream that her parents wholeheartedly support.