Shades of Black: A Celebration of Our Children

People, Identity & Culture
Race & Racism
Author(s):
Sandra Pinkney
Illustrator(s):
Myles Pinkney
Age Group:
0-3
Publisher:
Cartwheel Books
ISBN:
978-0439802512
Year:
People, Identity & Culture
Race & Racism

Using simple poetic language and stunning photographs, this book is an affirmation for African-American children. Photographic portraits and striking descriptions of varied skin tones, hair texture and eye color convey a strong sense of pride and a joyous celebration of the rich diversity among African-Americans.

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When Aidan Became a Brother

Kyle Lukoff

When Aidan was born, everyone thought he was a girl. After he realized he was a boy, Aidan and his parents fixed the parts of his life that didn't fit anymore, and he settled happily into his new life. Then Mom and Dad announced they're going to have another baby and Aidan wants to do everything he can to make things right for his new sibling from the beginning.

When Aidan Became a Brother