January 5, 2018

15 Book Selections for M. L. King Day

This article is a repost from January 2016. It has been edited to reflect slight changes, including deleted titles and the addition of new titles released […]
December 19, 2017

9 Books for Kwanzaa

This year marks the 51st anniversary of Kwanzaa, a cultural holiday created by Dr. Maulana Karenga. Although observance of the holiday is increasing globally, many still […]
December 19, 2017

January 2018 New Releases

Be a King: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Dream and You – Carole Boston Weatherford, Illustrator – James E. Ransome Featuring a dual narrative of the […]
December 19, 2017

What’s Your Story?: Guy Lodge

“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 […]
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 […]