Black Children's Authors for Your Children's Bookshelves

As an avid reader and author, I'm always looking for great books to read and share with my friends and family. One of my favorite activities with my kids when they were little was visits to the library. We went 2-3 times a week and they'd always leave with dozens of books to last until our next visit. My love for reading continues even though my kids are big and not interested in library visits with me any longer.

One of my personal goals is to diversify my bookshelf by reading as many books by BIPOC authors as I can. For Black History Month, I wanted to amplify Black authors and their work. Publishing remains a predominantly white enterprise with Black and min