Best Children’s Books Featuring Black Authors and Illustrators πŸ“šπŸ“˜

πŸ“šπŸ“˜In my video today I am sharing with you my favorite black authors and illustrators of children’s books. I have read these books to my students over the years and they are loved by children of all colors and as you know, there is nothing better you can do for the kiddos in your life than to read aloud to them. These books will inform and encourage love and harmony to those around you. This is the purpose of my video, to encourage kindness and compassion in our world. I hope you enjoy them and hugs to you all, Mary. πŸ’ž

πŸ“˜πŸ“šFor more fun and enjoyable book lists for you and your children, check my playlist link here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLaonswPQfQ8wuqiAnsh_9OBzTXc04ieZk
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πŸ“šπŸ“˜Book List:
1. Goin’ Someplace Special by Patricia C. McKissack, illustrated by Jerry Pinckney
2. John Henry by Julius Lester, illustrated by Jerry Pinckney
3. The Patchwork Quilt by Valerie Flournoy, illustrated by Jerry Pinckney
4. The Faithful Friend written and illustrated by Brian Pinckney
5. Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters written and illustrated by John Steptoe
6. The Radiant Child written and illustrated by Javaka Steptoe
7. Chicken Sunday written and illustrated by Patricia Polacco
8. Pink and Say written and illustrated by Patricia Polacco
9. The Secret River by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, illustrated by Leo and Diane Dillon
10. The People Could Fly by Virginia Hamilton, illustrated by Leo and Diane Dillon
11. Love and the Rocking Chair written and illustrated by Leo and Diane Dillon
12. Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred D. Taylor
13. The Watsons Go to Birmingham, 1963 by Christopher Paul Curtis
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