• Sun. Jun 23rd, 2024

8 Books for Kids Celebrating African American Hair


8 Books for Kids Celebrating African American Hair



Sometimes it can be difficult to find exactly the right book, especially as an African American. There are so many good books but sometimes you just want a book that depicts people who look like you.  Have you ever wanted a book about African American hair but couldn’t find it? Well you’re in luck, I’ve made a list just for you.  Add these to your list:

Happy Hair by Mechel Renee Roe

Happy to be Nappy by Bell Hooks & Chris Raschka

I Love My Hair! by Natasha Anastasia Tarpley, E.B. Lewis

Nappy Hair by by Carolivia Herron, Joe Cepeda

Penny and the Magic Puffballs by Alonda Williams, Tyrus Goshay

Emi’s Curly, Coily, Cotton Candy Hair, by Tina Olajide

Big Hair Don’t Care by Crystal Swain-Bates

The Barber’s Cutting Edge, by Gwendolyn Battle-Laver

See something you like on this list? Check them out and let me know how you like them! Of course everything on this list qualifies for the Diversity Reading Challenge.