The 7 Self-Affirming Books Your Black Child Should Have Under the Christmas Tree 🎄



🎁 Smile Bright Chocolate Prince


1 & 2: 'Smile Bright Chocolate Prince' and 'Rock on With Your Afro Puffs' are amazing self-affirming books by educator Sherrita Berry-Pettus. 'Smile Bright Chocolate Prince' is my son's favorite picture book and it celebrates the complexion and greatness of young black boys. In Mrs. Berry-Pettus' children's book 'Rock on With Your Afro' the beauty of black hair is recognized.... and guess what you can also purchase a 'Rock on With Your Afro Puffs' coloring book!


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🎁 Rock on With Your Afro Puffs

🎁 Rock on With Your Afro Puffs - Coloring Book












Order today and get your books before Christmas! 🎁 'Mama, When Will I be Popular?'



3: Another one of my faves is children's book, 'Mama, When will I be Popular?' by Thomasima F. Johnson. This book encourages those who want to “fit in” or be popular but are disappointed because they feel that they are not. In this book a mom and daughter discuss this issue, and mom provides her little girl with wisdom, understanding, and love.












Order today and get your books before Christmas! 🎁 'I Like Myself'

4: 'I like Myself' by Karen Beaumont is a classroom favorite and a book that every child should own regardless of gender. This book is all about self-love and will encourage the young reader to like themselves no matter what.







Order today and get your books before Christmas! 🎁 God Made All Things Great

5: 'God Made All Things Great' by Michael D. Harrison is a book that affirms how God made all things great, including the little readers reading the story. It is a beautiful story about creation and features vivid and bold images that your child will connect with.







Order today and get your books before Christmas! 🎁 When God Made You

6: 'When God Made You' by Matthew Paul Turner is another book honoring God and his creations your young reader. From early on, children are looking to discover their place in the world and longing to understand how their personalities, traits, and talents fit in. The assurance that they are deeply loved and a unique creation in our big universe is certain to help them spread their wings and fly. 





Order today and get your books before Christmas! 🎁 The Message in the Mirror

7: 'The Message in the Mirror' by Katrina Denise is a story filled with wonderment and self- acceptance. This book follows the journey of a girl named Aria who suffers from low self-esteem. She constantly seeks validation of her worth from others until one day she begins seeing her beauty inside and out in her reflection in the mirror.






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