November 24, 2017

35 Books to Put a Bow on This Giving Season

During the giving season, books are always fun gifts for readers of all ages. Great books can generate fun discussions or contentious debates. That’s why book […]
November 24, 2017

Book Giveaway! Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History

Black Children’s Books and Authors is giving away three copies of an awesome book just in time for the gift-giving season. You can enter to win […]
November 7, 2017

10 Middle and YA Books that Recognize Blacks in the Military

There are countless children’s books about Harriet Tubman who is mostly known for escaping slavery and fearlessly returning to the South to liberate others via the […]
October 23, 2017

What’s Your Story?: Aisha Toombs

“What’s Your Story?” is a guest post feature on BCBA web. Authors-traditional and self-published-are invited to write about their books, writing journey, creative process, inspiration, rewards […]
October 23, 2017

30 Books for Picture Book Month

Author and storyteller, Dianne de Las Casas, founded Picture Book Month to celebrate print picture books. She believed that “There’s nothing like the physical page turn […]
October 23, 2017

November/December 2017 New Releases

Before She Was Harriet – Lesa Cline-Ransome, Illustrator – James E. Ransome    A lush and lyrical biography of Harriet Tubman, written in verse and illustrated […]
September 28, 2017

October 2017 New Book Releases

That Is My Dream! – Langston Hughes, Illustrator – Daniel Miyares To fling my arms wide In some place of the sun,  To whirl and to […]
September 11, 2017

35 Books for National Arts in Education Week

Children’s books can be used to complement almost any classroom lesson whether the subject is language, math, science, social studies, or the arts. Educators can use […]
August 29, 2017

25 Picture Books for National Grandparents Day

Sunday, September 10, 2017 is National Grandparent’s Day. While the day is not a federal or state holiday, a presidential proclamation was issued by Jimmy Carter […]
August 29, 2017

September 2017 New Releases

Aumas’s Long Run – Eucabeth Odhiambo  September 1, 2017 | Carolrhoda Books | MG Ages 10-13 | Grades 5-8 | 304 Pages Auma loves to run. […]
August 15, 2017

18 Historical Nonfiction Books That Exemplify the Power of Protest and Resistance

Protest is not always big and audacious; it can be small acts of courage and resistance. During slavery, many of the enslaved didn’t have the fearlessness […]
August 15, 2017

What’s Your Story?: Kenneth Harris

What’s Your Story?: Kenneth Harris “What’s Your Story?” is a new, guest post feature on BCBA web. Authors-traditional and self-published-are invited to write about their books, […]