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More Color In Kids' Lit: Your Best Picks

Books are magic.
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Books are magic.
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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:

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