We are committed to amplifying Black voices as we recognize our privilege and responsibility to use our space to pursue equity for Black people.
If you follow us on Instagram, you may have seen our recent mention of Here Wee Read, a website by Charnaie, a diversity and inclusion expert who is also a celebrated computer programmer by trade with over 15 years of experience in Information Technology.
This wonderful website is an excellent resource for finding educational, diverse reading materials for all ages. We want to share this exceptional collection of children’s books which has been compiled by Here Wee Read, and we also want to encourage you to check out their website for insightful book reviews for each of these titles, and so many others!
Beautiful by Stacy McAnulty
What is a Child? by Beatrice Alemagna
Leo Can Swim by Anna McQuinn
Whoosh!: Lonnie Johnson’s Super Soaking Stream of Inventions by Chris Barton
Poems for the Smart, Spunky, and Sensational Black Girl by Rachel Garlinghouse, illustrated by Sharee Miller
I Know I Can! by Veronica N. Chapman
One Love by Cedella Marley
My Brother Charlie by Holly Robinson Peete
Princess Cupcake Jones and the Missing Tutu by Ylleya Fields
Lola Plants a Garden by Anna McQuinn
Juneteenth for Mazie by Floyd Cooper
Lola at the Library by Anna McQuinn
I Am Michelle Obama the First Lady by Margina Graham Parker
I Like Myself by Karen Beaumont
Please, Puppy, Please by Spike Lee and Tonya Lewis Lee
I Got the Rhythm by Connie Schofield-Morrison
Happy Hair by Mechal Renee Roe
Just the Two of Us by Will Smith
Last Stop on Market Street by Matt De La Pena
Peter’s Chair by Ezra Jack Keats
Bippity Bop Barbershop by Natasha Anastasia Tarpley
Baby Dance by Ann Taylor
Summer Jackson Grown Up by Teresa E. Harris
I Had a Favorite Hat by Boni Ashburn
One Plastic Bag by Miranda Paul
Monster Trouble by Lane Fredrickson
This incredible list has been compiled by Here Wee Read, and we encourage you to check out their website for insightful book reviews for each of these titles, and so many others! Also, head to their Instagram page for regular updates and excellent recommendations.
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