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5 Must Have Books For Young Black Girls

1. Dancing in the Wings by Debbie Allen

A story of a a young black girl who has dreams of being a ballerina. Her ambitions are held back by her insecurities of her feet. Great read for young black girls. It teaches young black girls about confidence to pursue their dreams and is very relatable. This Book can be found at Target, EBay, and

2. I Love My Hair by Natasha Tarpley

This book is one every young black child can relate to and learn from. It is centered around a very realistic issue in the black community and that is - the struggle with black hair. This story stars a young black girl named Kenya and her mother, who teaches her how to embrace her hair. This book is not only great for young black girls, but for mothers as they benefit from having self love conversations with their children. This book can be found on Amazon and at Barnes & Noble.

3. One Crazy Summer by Rita Williams-Garcia