NPR logo More Color In Kids' Lit: Your Best Picks

K-12

More Color In Kids' Lit: Your Best Picks

Books are magic. i
LA Johnson/NPR
Books are magic.
LA Johnson/NPR

Last week, Morning Edition's David Greene asked 11-year-old Marley Dias about her quest to find more children's books about black girls.

Her campaign to collect #1000blackgirlbooks has been a big success: Marley now has more than 4,000 books in her library.

Our readers suggested many more titles to add to her list.

Before we get to that, though, we got a great tip on Facebook from Gwenn Mascioli, who suggested checking out the African American Children's Book Fair website. It has a whole section of featured books.

On Twitter, many of you shared your favorite books with characters of color:

Comments

 

Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the NPR.org Community rules and Terms of Use. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.