Emi's Curly Coily, Cotton Candy Hair
Author:
Tina Olajide

 

Paperback: 32 pages

Available at Amazon and HeyEmi.com

 

Meet Emi, a seven-year-old girl with a BIG imagination. In this story she describes her Curly, Coily, Cotton Candy Hair and what makes it so great. A step by step healthy hair guide.

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Grandma’s Song
Author:
Iris Hagan

 

Paperback: 32 pages

Available at XLibris

 

A grandmother comforts her granddaughter by singing: You are special, yes it's true. You are special in all you do!

Grandma’s Song is an endearing tale about believing in yourself and the wonderful capacity we all have, both young and old, to encourage others along our way.

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Jack and the Red Beanstalk
Author: Aphrodyi Antoine

 

Paperback: 38 pages

Available at Amazon

 

Just like any kid, Jack dreams of being a hero. In the reimagined story of Jack and the Beanstalk, Jack explores Hewa, the world of the giants. With Grandpa's help, Jack uses his smarts and some very special tools passed down through the generations to defeat the giants.

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Graceful Gabby
Author:
Crystal Marable

 

Paperback: 44 pages

Available at Amazon

 

Graceful Gabby is excited about her new room but she’s disappointed that everything in her new room is not “pinky” perfect. Come along with Graceful Gabby as she learns about the Fruit of the Spirit. With the help of Grand Ma-Ma, Graceful Gabby learns to recognize and share the special gift of love with others and to appreciate the love of family.

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Broken Glass
Author:
Greg Burnham

 

Paperback: 30 pages

Available at Amazon

 

Is the truth worth the trouble? A six-year-old, baseball loving child with a vivid imagination has a tough decision to make. He engages in a forbidden act--baseball in the house, and breaks his window! His imagination runs wild as he tries to decide if he should tell his parents or hide the accident.  “Now I know why Mommy says 'Don't throw that ball inside my house!'"

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Grandpa's Shoes
Author:
Greg Burnham

 

Paperback: 31 pages

Available at Amazon

 

After a surprising discovery one day, a little girl learns there is much more to her grandpa's story than she once thought! "I used to think that all he could do was watch the news, listen to blues, and sometimes say, 'Baby Girl, hand me my shoes.'" Part 2 of the Read with Me series.

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Perry's Perilous Ride
Author:
Greg Burnham

 

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Emily-Rose's Day at the Farm
Author:
Simone Da' Costa

 

Paperback: 36 pages

Available at Amazon

 

Emily-Rose is always excited to visit her Grammy on the farm. She always looks forward to these visits because she loves spending time with her Grandmother, and she also enjoys watching her Grandmother feed the farm animals in high hopes to one day (soon) have the responsibility of feeding them on her own.

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Loving Me
Author: Angelot Ndongmo

 

Paperback: 16 pages

Available at Amazon

 

This award winning, charming little book delivers an ample dose of self-esteem to young girls. It gives parents the opportunity to provide an original and important piece of work, which makes way for positive reinforcement to begin during a young girl's most important time...her formative years.

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Willie the Wheelchair
Author: Remon M Jourdan

Paperback: 26 pages

Available at Amazon

 

The story of Willie the Wheelchair is simply about finding your importance in the world.  At first Willie feels that his differences are holding him back.

 

“You see, Willie was born with wheels on the ends of his feet
And he wished he had legs like other chairs he would meet”

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Ellen's Broom
by Kelly Starling Lyons

Paperback: 32 pages

Available at Amazon

 

Ellen is a wonderfully endearing character whose love for her family is brought to life in Daniel Minter's rich and eye-catching block print illustrations.

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One Million Men and Me
by Kelly Starling Lyons

Paperback: 32 pages

Available at Amazon

 

This new picture book shares the story of the March in a new light: through the eyes of a little girl who was with her father the day Black men made history.

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Tea Cakes for Tosh
by Kelly Starling Lyons

Paperback: 32 pages

Available at Amazon

 

Tosh has spent many days in the kitchen with his grandmother, Honey, watching her bake cookies and listening to tales of their slave ancestors, so when Honey's memory starts to fail, Tosh is able to help with the cookies and more. Includes a recipe for tea cakes.

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Hope's Gifts
by Kelly Starling Lyons

Paperback: 32 pages

Available at Amazon

 

Hope’s father can’t stand waiting a minute longer and decides to join the Union army to fight for freedom. He slips away one tearful night, leaving Hope, who knows she may never see her father again, with only a conch shell for comfort.

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The First Day of School
Author:
Jeanine Nicole

Paperback: 24 pages

Available at www.IAmJeanineNicole.com

 

Jasmine has just started preschool. She is so excited for her first day of school, but her mean brother, Tommy, makes her believe that school is scary. Will Jasmine have fun on her first day of school or will she be too scared to even leave her room?

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Our Daddy
Author: Rene Guity

 

Paperback: 22 pages

Available at Amazon

 

Essentially the book is basically a compilation of things that I tell my girls on a regular basis. I have two daughters who are now 12 and 8.  I found myself saying certain things over and over like any other parent out there and even started to take those messages to my kids at the school where I worked.  So I thought to myself “Why not just write them down?”

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We are free A story about the origin of the Garinagu
by Mali Cayetano (Artist, Creator, Drawings, Illustrator) Ingrid Cayetano & Ibo Cayetano (Author)

Paperback: 52 pages

Available at Amazon

 

"With the help of the wonderful bird Dunuru, the brothers and sisters Binah, Namulé and Hethu meet Dah, an old herbalist from the tribe of the Garinagu, who lives in the middle of the jungle. Like magic, they fly into the past and experience the history of their people which began in Africa."

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Kishikishi The Bad Monster
by
Helvi Itenge Wheeler

Available at Amazon

 

Kishikishi The Bad Monster is a traditional tale from Namibia. This is a wonderful imaginative book for children which has a repeating phrases and rhythmic text. Kishikishi was a big bad monster who came to a new land to eat everyone. One boy was brave enough to escape Kishikishi. Read this book and find out what happened.

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Princess Atelia and the Wishing Star
by
Lynette N Roberts

Available at Amazon or Lulu

 

Atelia is not like the other girls in her neighborhood and school. Some may consider her a "tomboy". Does she have what it takes to be a princess?

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Veggie’s Bully (Chef ReCee Jay & Friends) 
by
C. JoVan Williams

Paperback: 34 pages

Available at Amazon

 

Veggie Bunnie learns something that all readers need to know.... Love yourself, no matter what others may say! Filled with colorful illustrations, this book follows Veggie's relationship with her friends Carb Monkey and his Uncle Bear.

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The Adventures Of Old School Brown Hip Hop Halloween
by Paul Edward Davis

Paperback: 24 pages

Available at www.BookByDaddy.com

 

In this tale told for Halloween he takes the kids back to the 80's were he was confronted by non other than Dracula. Can a young Old School Brown defeat the vampire in a battle of rap and rhyme? You will find out in this fun and beautifully illustrated story.

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Frizzy Tizzy - Goes to the Park
by
Wendy Hinbest

Paperback: 20 pages

Available at Amazon and www.FrizzyTizzy.com

 

Frizzy Tizzy spends the morning at the park with Mommy and Daddy. She wants to feel like a big girl, so she attempts to go down the bigger slide for the first time in her life.

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Frizzy Tizzy - Cleans up
by
Wendy Hinbest

Paperback: 20 pages

Available at Amazon and www.FrizzyTizzy.com

 

Frizzy Tizzy really wants to go outside and play with Emma, but she's not allowed until she cleans up her toys.

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Frizzy Tizzy - Camps In
by
Wendy Hinbest

Paperback: 20 pages

Available at Amazon and www.FrizzyTizzy.com

 

Frizzy Tizzy plans to have a camp-out with Mommy, Daddy and her friend Emma, but plans change when it starts to rain.

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Frizzy Tizzy - Gets New Shoes
by
Wendy Hinbest

Paperback: 20 pages

Available at Amazon and www.FrizzyTizzy.com

 

Frizzy Tizzy is enjoying her day with Mommy and Daddy, but is devastated when one of her favourite shoes gets ruined. What will Frizzy Tizzy do about her shoes?

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Frizzy Tizzy - Dances
by
Wendy Hinbest

Paperback: 20 pages

Available at Amazon and www.FrizzyTizzy.com

Frizzy Tizzy loves music and loves to dance. She looks forward to going to dance class and gets upset when it's time to go home. Mommy and Daddy help Frizzy Tizzy turn her frown upside down.

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Enough of Frankie Already!
by
Felicia Capers

Paperback: 32 pages

Available at Amazon and FrankieTheBully.com

 

Ripped buttons off shirts. Fights picked on the playground. Homework tossed everywhere. Lunch money plucked from small fingers. This is a day in the life of seven year- old Amir. Frankie the Bully runs Jefferson Elementary. Amir and all his friends are sure of it. What Amir doesn’t know is that this is a day in the life of Frankie too.

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Not Fat Because I Wanna Be
by
LaNiyah Bailey

Paperback: 42 pages

Available at Amazon and NotFatBecauseIWannaBe.com

 

In her debut book "Not FAT Because I Wanna Be" 6-year-old, author/youth advocate, LaNiyah Bailey, details the struggle of Jessica, a fictional girl who has an underlying medical issue that causes her to gain weight. Bullied by her peers, Jessica learns to accept her body and eventually opens up about her condition to her classmates.

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My God Is Awesome!
by
Kyla and Monique McKenzie

 

Paperback: 32 pages

Available at Amazon

 

My God is Awesome! is a children’s picture book written by Monique McKenzie and her daughter, Kyla McKenzie (age 5). With exquisite hand-painted watercolor images, illustrated by the renowned Hall-of-Famer Jan Spivey Gilchrist, the book looks at the awesomeness of God through Kyla’s eyes and reminds us all to appreciate life’s simple pleasures.

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I Love You Better Than Chocolate Chip Cookies
by Donalisa Helsley

Paperback: 26 pages

Available at Amazon

 

How much do you love chocolate chip cookies? I love them a lot, but there is something I love better! I Love You Better Than Chocolate Chip Cookies is an entertaining book that teaches what should really take first place in our hearts.

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The Day No One Played Together
by
Donalisa Helsley

Paperback: 26 pages

Available at Amazon

 

Jadyn and Genesis want to play together but neither one wants to play what the other wants to. What will they do? Will they be able to brainstorm and find a way to play together? Will they play alone? "The Day No One Played Together" teaches an important lesson in a fun way. Join these sisters in the first of their series.

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Beautiful Brown Boy
by Denise Patterson

Paperback: 26 pages

Available at Barnes and Noble & Halo

 

Beautiful Brown Boy speaks to the hearts and minds of young African American boys. It was written to inspire and motivate young boys. It is not easy to raise a strong boy alone, and it takes a village to shape and mold them into great men! They must be reminded that they are loved and valued.

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Hi, My Name is Bobo
by James Gordon

Paperback: 40 pages

Available at Amazon

 

Sometimes a weekend can seem like a lifetime to a growing child. He may experience like, fear, anticipation, and other emotions without smooth transition or even realizing it. This is the life of Bobo, a fifth grader, who loves his family, the Superfriends, and chocolate milk. As he introduces himself, get to know him, and you will absolutely love him!!

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Princess Nevaeh
by Paulette Harper

Paperback: 34 pages

Available at Amazon and PauletteHarper.com

 

Six year old Nevaeh wants to be something she already is. She will soon learn that her wish to be a princess takes a little more than just asking. Lessons on self-discovery are taught by her Mimi who makes her understand that being a princess takes work.

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What Is Love
by Corine Hyman

Paperback: 26 pages

Available at Amazon

 

What is Love is a Bible based picture book that is designed to help children understand what love is. In the story, twins Kar’Leigh and Kar’Moni have just learned what the Bible says about love. Come join them as they bring to life 1 John 3:11, 16-18 and 1 Corinthians 13:1-8a & 13 in a way that is easy for children to understand. Each page includes a Bible verse and there are links in the back of the book to download free handwriting pages.

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Jaden Goes To Foster Care:
Helping Foster Children Find Comfort in Traditions
by Corine Hyman

Paperback: 34 pages

Available at Amazon

 

This is a story for not only children in foster care but their birth parents and foster parents. This story follows Jaden as he finds comfort in his birth mother’s traditions but then must transition to a foster family. Despite his foster family’s efforts, Jaden is no longer able to find comfort in the traditions of his birth family. That is until his birth family and foster family learn to work together for the love of Jaden.

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Why We Give Gifts at Christmas Time
by Corine Hyman

Paperback: 32 pages

Available at Amazon

 

Why We Give Gifts at Christmas Time is a Christian Children multi-cultural book that uses biblical passages to answer the question of why we give gifts at Christmas time if it is Jesus’ birthday. It contains over 10 different bible verses to reinforce the joys of giving at Christmas time and throughout the year.  Why We Give Gifts at Christmas Time is also available in Spanish - Por qué damos regalos en el Tiempo de Navidad

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My Journey with Jesus
by Corine Hyman

Paperback: 72 pages

Available at Amazon

 

My Journey with Jesus Christ is a personalized devotional. It is designed to help your child grow in his/her relationship with God while helping him/her understand some key principles of the Christian faith. This book contains 10 lessons and includes space for you to write your child’s name throughout the book.

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The Best Me I Can Be
by Akilah McMullan

Paperback: 28 pages

Available at Barnes And Noble

 

The Best Me I Can Be is the first book released from the Kaleb & Kaiya series. Follow Kaiya on an adventure of self-discovery.  This children’s book will help with rhyming words. The Best Me I Can Be promotes a valuable lesson for children of all ages.

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Victoria's Glow Stick
by Shannon Ellis

Paperback: 28 pages

Available at Amazon

 

Enjoy reading about Victoria's day of show and tell and sharing with her classmates! Your early learner will enjoy meeting a diverse group of characters and using their imagination through each of the pages all while learning about sharing!

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Dentist Bird
Retold by Michael Richards
Illustrated by David Wolobah


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Discover an interactive folktale, rich with gameplay! Enter Liberia’s rainforest and help one clever bird cure a crocodile of his terrible toothache! With guides to read, play, and learn at home and in the classroom.

 

#ReadforLiberia. Read.Play.Learn. with Dentist Bird to support literacy in Liberia. 100% of your purchase of this app will go to the We-Care Foundation, a non-profit organization in Liberia that is working to keep children reading and learning amidst the Ebola outbreak.

 

Huffington Post: Putting a Face on Ebola by B. D. Colen

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Blooming Readers-Basic Sight Word Family Book
by Schertevear Watkins

 

Paperback: 40 pages

Available at Amazon

 

Make learning to read interesting and enjoyable with Blooming Readers! In this first book, children will learn to recognize words commonly used to identify family members. The text is all based on simple one sentence pages with beautifully colored illustrations of diverse families engaging in family activities that your child can relate. This makes their early reading experience interesting and fun.

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Nola The Nurse Remembers Hurricane Katrina
by Scharmaine Baker

 

Paperback: 39 pages

Available at Amazon

 

Nola remembers the story of Hurricane Katrina as her mother, Dr. Eden NP, told it to her. Nola vividly shares the details of the worst natural disaster to ever hit the United States. Her dolls and other toys are instantly transformed into Nola's account of the storm as she tells the story of how her mother and Dr. Baker, both nurse practitioners, came back to New Orleans to provide care to many storm victims.

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Nola The Nurse: She's On The Go series Vol One
by Scharmaine Baker

 

Paperback: 64 pages

Available at Amazon

 

Nola wants to be a nurse practitioner just like her mom. She has learned how to care for people of all ages and now visits her friends to heal their sick baby dolls. Along the way, she learns more about her culturally diverse world.

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The Colors of God
by Angela Gibson

 

Paperback: 34 pages

Available at Amazon

 

Every Friday after school, Eugene visits with his grandmother. He loves to visit Grandma Ellie because he knows that she always has a listening ear. They talk about every subject that you can imagine; spiders, astronauts, monster trucks and movies. Today they will talk about something special; a subject that all of Eugene’s friends has an opinion about.

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Tale of the Vanishing Buffalo
by Jomo Mutegi

 

Paperback: 44 pages

Available at Amazon

 

In Tale of the Vanishing Buffalo, join Birlus and Brandi as The Sankofa Bird takes them back in time to a period where the buffalo reigned. Learn how this mighty ruler of the plains, which once numbered in the millions, was brought nearly to extinction.

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The Adventures of Princess Summer
by Crystal McKnight

 

Paperback: 18 pages

Available at Amazon

 

Princess Summer is a bubbly, loving little girl with everything at her fingertips—as long as she stays within the palace walls. She longs to explore the land of Savannah, which sits beyond her castle, outside the golden gates. Seems simple enough—but not according to her parents’ rules. Princess Summer is not allowed to leave the castle. But when boredom strikes and magic comes to the rescue, anything is possible. Journey with Princess Summer as she explores the land of Savannah with her newfound magic.

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The Adventures of FireMan
by Miguel Coppedge

 

Paperback: 32 pages

Available at Amazon

 

The Adventures of FireMan is about a boy named Kris Schmoove from planet Krypton, who discovered he had super powers when he was 9 years old. His best friend Rico G. had super powers also. They decided to use their super powers to fight crime and take down their arch enemy “The Destroyer.”

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African American Legends for Little Learners
by Marlena  Nkene

Paperback: 12 pages

Available at Amazon

 

African American Legends for Little Learners© was created as an introductory series that teaches black history education to our youngest learners. Illustrations are bright, colorful and fun to keep children engaged while they interact with this book. Parents, we encourage you to read with your child, or assist them with any complex words if they are already independent readers.

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