10 Children’s Books by Black and Afro-Latinx Authors



Afro-Latinx stories don’t often make it into the mainstream and less so for children’s literature, so we wanted to celebrate these stories for and by Afro-Latinx and Black writers. Some of the most common themes found in these books include dismantling the idea of pelo malo, uplifting the beauty of dark skin, and instilling confidence en los chiquitos. Some of these books are all about fun and familia, while others work to tackle issues like race in a way that small kids can comprehend. Read on to discover 10 books worth sharing with the children in your life.




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