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African-American Children, Tweens and Teens Best Sellers

The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends advising parents to begin reading aloud to children from birth. Reading during the early years of life creates significant impact by: • Stimulating Brain Development • Strengthening Parent-Child Bonds • Fostering School Readiness

Many generations of Americans know little about African American authors and illustrators. Pyramid Books has identified seven key ingredients to look for in Afrocentric books suitable for all children’s literature nutrition. These books should do the following things:

• Provide positive images that leave lasting impressions.

• Provide accurate, factual information that is enjoyable to read.

• Contain meaningful stories that reflect a range of African American values and lifestyles.

• Present nonfiction that is relevant to today’s issues.

• Contain materials that are self-affirming.

• Portray strong three-dimensional characters.

• Contain attractive graphics.

The choices adults make as parents, grandparents, guardians, and teachers about literature for children, unequivocally nature or deprive children’s literary development. We must also promote solutions about loving to and learning to read. It is our duty to sustain a lifelong will to read. Our children's literary lives depend on what we are doing today .

The Wizenard Series: Season One, Collector's Edition: Granity Studios Cover Image
By Kobe Bryant (Created by), Wesley King
$19.99
ISBN: 9781949520248
Availability: Backordered
Published: Granity Studios - March 31st, 2020

I Know my Rights: Bill of Rights Cover Image
By Heddrick McBride, Hh- Pax (Illustrator), Paula Chambers-Reinholdt (Editor)
$13.00
ISBN: 9798629593515
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Independently Published - March 27th, 2020

Woke: A Young Poet's Call to Justice Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250311207
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Roaring Brook Press - March 10th, 2020

CJ's Big Project Cover Image
By Cj Watson, Cameron Wilson (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781087870489
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Published: Quiet Storm 32 LLC - March 4th, 2020

Changing the Equation: 50+ US Black Women in STEM Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781419707346
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Harry N. Abrams - March 3rd, 2020

Black Brother, Black Brother Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316493802
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 3rd, 2020

Just Like a Mama Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534461833
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Denene Millner Books/Simon & Schuster Books f - January 14th, 2020

Ride to Remember: A Civil Rights Story Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781419736858
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Harry N. Abrams - January 7th, 2020