Lists and Suggestions for Kids
List: Black History Month PreK
Dream Big, Little One
Featuring 18 trailblazing black women in American history, Dream Big, Little One is the board book ... More
Harriet : My First Harriet Tubman
Sánchez Vegara, Ma Isabel.
Little Harriet was born into slavery on a plantation in Maryland. Though life was hard, Harriet pers... More
I am Every Good Thing
Also available in Overdrive. Illustrations and easy-to-read text pay homage to the strength, charac... More
The King of Kindergarten
Also available in Overdrive. Instilled with confidence by his parents, a young boy has a great firs... More
Rocket Says Look Up!
Aspiring astronaut Rocket draws her community together to see a rare appearance of the Phoenix Mete... More
Me & Mama
Cabrera, Cozbi A.
For a little girl on a rainy day, the best place to be is with Mama. ... More
My Hair is a Garden
Cabrera, Cozbi A.
Also available in Hoopla. After being teased yet again about her unruly hair, MacKenzie consults he... More
All Because You Matter
Also available in Hoopla. A lyrical, heart-lifting love letter to Black and Brown children everywhe... More
Cherry, Matthew A.
Also available in Overdrive and Hoopla. A little girl's daddy steps in to help her arrange her... More
Full, Full, Full of Love
For young Jay Jay, Sunday dinner at Gran's house is full of hugs and kisses, tasty dishes, all... More
Parker Looks Up : An Extraordinary Moment
This book is based on the viral photograph of African American toddler Parker Curry, who, during a v... More
Magnificent Homespun Brown : A Celebration
Doyon, Samara Cole.
Also available in Hoopla. Joyful young narrators celebrate feeling at home in one's own skin. ... More
Just Like a Mama
Duncan, Alice Faye.
Also available in Overdrive. Carol Olivia Clementine lives with Mama Rose. Mama Rose is tender and s... More
Illustrations and brief text portray the events of the 1963 march in Washington, D.C., where the Re... More
Illustrations and text welcome a new baby to some of life's delights, from "the glistenin... More
Black is a Rainbow Color
A child reflects on the meaning of being black in this anthem about a people, a culture, a history,... More
Please, Baby, Please
A toddler's antics keep his mother busy as she tries to feed him, watch him on the playground,... More
How to Find a Fox
Equipped with a camera and determination, an adventurous little girl tries to track down an elusive ... More
McDaniel, Breanna J.
A young girl lifts her hands up in a series of everyday moments before finally raising her hands in... More
Little girls pretending to be princesses celebrate the different shapes, textures, and styles of th... More
Also available in Hoopla. When all of their special Saturday plans go awry, Ava and her mother stil... More
Thank you, Omu!
Also available in Overdrive and Hoopla. When the aroma of Omu's homemade stew fills the air, h... More
Sun loves playing soccer but after seeing his brother, Pablo, making art he goes on an adventure wi... More
My Brother Charlie
Peete, Holly Robinson.
A girl tells what it is like living with her twin brother who has autism and sometimes finds it har... More
Pinkney, J. Brian.
Carter gets a truck instead of a much wanted puppy, but he soon discovers his new toy is just as fu... More
Shades of Black : A Celebration of our Children
Pinkney, Sandra L.
Photographs and poetic text celebrate the beauty and diversity of African American children. ... More
Illustrations and easy-to-read text remind the reader that no matter what happens or how one feels,... More
I Got the Rhythm
On a trip to the park with her mother, a young girl hears a rhythm coming from the world around her... More
Also available in Hoopla. A young Muslim girl puts on a head scarf and not only feels closer to her... More
Looking for Bongo
Also available in Overdrive. "When a boy's abuela accuses him of being careless with his ... More
Baby Blessings : A Prayer for the Day you are Born
Celebrates the blessings that parents wish for their newborn babies through a prayer that emphasize... More
Honey, I Love, and Other Love Poems
Titles include "I Look Pretty," "Fun," "Riding on the Train," "H... More
Lullaby (for a Black Mother) : A Poem
The author's poem about a mother's love for her child is paired with color illustrations.... More
Hey Black Child
Perkins, Useni Eugene.
A lyrical, empowering poem that celebrates black children and seeks to inspire all young ones to dre... More
He's got the Whole World in his Hands
Also available in Hoopla. Illustrated version of the classic children's song, including score ... More