Nonfiction > Picture > Concept/Babies/Toddlers

John Agard 

Wriggle Piggy Toes 

The Calypso Alphabet 

Ashley Bryan

Ashley Bryan’s ABC of African American Poetry 

Margery W. Brown

Afro-Bets Book of Colors: Meet the Color Family

Afro-Bets Book of Shapes

Lesa Cline-Ransome

Quilt Alphabet 

Quilt Counting 

Donald Crews 


Freight Train


Sail Awa

Ten Black Dots


We Read: A to Z

Courtney Davis 

S Is for South Side: The Alphabet Visits Chicago

Bernette Ford

A Happy Home: A First Words Book 

A Black Cat: An ABC Book 

A Red Train: A Colors Book

1 Teddy Bear: A Counting Book 

A Big Dog: An Opposites Book

A Starfish: A Shapes Book 

Juwanda Ford 

K is for Kwanzaa

Angela Freeman

Colors of Afrika

Nikki Grimes 

C is for City

Patricia Hinds

Look at You, Baby Face

Cheryl Willis Hudson


Hands Can

Construction Zone

AFRO-BETS 1 2 3 Book

Let’s Count, Baby

Animal Sounds for Baby

Denise M. Jordan

Circus Clown ABC

Deloris Jordan

Baby Blessings: A Prayer for the Day You Are Born 

Fredrick L. McKissack Jr.

Kwanzaa-Count and Celebrate! 

Nanette Mellage 

See Me Grow 

Ifeoma Onyefulu

A Is for Africa 

Chidi Only Likes Blue: An African Book of Colors

Sandra L. Pinkney

A Rainbow All Around Me 

Tamara Pizzoli

M is for Marrakech: An Alphabet Book of Cities Around the World 

M is for Mohawk: An Alphabet Book of Fresh Hairstyles

Charles R. Smith

Brown Sugar Babies 

Motown: My Girl (Motown Baby Love #1) 

Motown: Sugar Pie Honey Bunch (Motown Baby Love #2)

Motown: How Sweet It is to Be Loved by You (Motown Baby Love #3)

Motown: I’ll Be There – Book (Motown Baby Love #4) 

Motown: Ain’t No Mountain High Enough – (Motown Baby Love #5) 

Motown: The Way You Do the Things You Do (Motown Baby Love #6) 

Motown: You’re All I Need to Get By – (Motown Baby Love #7)

Joyce Carol Thomas

Hush Songs 

Benjamin Zephaniah

J Is for Jamaica