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From stories about self-discovery, courage, and self-love to incredible memoirs and biographies, more literary works penned by Black authors are being recognized with prestigious awards and well-deserved spots on bestseller lists in recent years.

Children’s books written by Black authors about Black children are still in the minority, but while there is still much work to be done, it’s exciting to see more black authors voicing their stories through children’s books to inspire the next generation of readers and writers.

This list encompasses just a handful of incredible children’s literary works by Black authors that you can purchase from black-owned bookstores online or near you.