Black Children's Books & Authors

"Black children need to see their lives reflected in the books they read. If they don't, they won't feel welcome in the world of literature. The lives of African-Americans are rich and diverse, and the books our children read should reflect that."- Valerie Wilson Wesley

Inspiration: Profiles of Black Women Changing Our World
Crystal McCrary & Nathan Hale Williams
"[T]hese women put in an immense amount of hard work into developing their skills and they didn’t just believe in themselves— they believed in sharing their talents with the world, the importance of other strong women in their lives— whether it was their mothers or own children or friends— and the strength they drew from their support was crucial to their success."

Inspiration: Profiles of Black Women Changing Our World

Crystal McCrary & Nathan Hale Williams

"[T]hese women put in an immense amount of hard work into developing their skills and they didn’t just believe in themselves— they believed in sharing their talents with the world, the importance of other strong women in their lives— whether it was their mothers or own children or friends— and the strength they drew from their support was crucial to their success."

(Source: blog.abramsbooks.com)

— 11 months ago with 164 notes
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