M Is for Melanin: A Celebration of the Black Child
by Tiffany Rose
Publication Date: Oct 01, 2019
List Price: $17.99
Format: Hardcover, 40 pages
Target Age Group: Early Reader
Imprint: Little Bee Books
Publisher: Simon & Schuster, Inc.
Parent Company: CBS Corporation
Borrow from Library
"Contagiously upbeat, joyful, and positive … [C]herish this book." -Kirkus Reviews, STARRED REVIEW "A must-have for any library that is in need of books with positive representation for and about black children, as there is no other alphabet book quite like this one." -School Library Journal, STARRED REVIEW "A necessary, uplifting volume that celebrates ’black girl magic’ and ’black boy joy.’" -Publishers Weekly M Is for Melanin is an empowering alphabet book that teaches kids their ABCs and celebrates Black children! M is for Melanin
shining in every inch of your skin.
Every shade, every hue.
All beautiful and unique. Each letter of the alphabet contains affirming, Black-positive messages, from A is for Afro, to F is for Fresh, to W is for Worthy. This book teaches children their ABCs while encouraging them to love the skin that they’re in. Be bold. Be fearless. BE YOU.
- Juvenile Nonfiction / Concepts / Alphabet
- Juvenile Nonfiction / People & Places / United States / African American
- Juvenile Nonfiction / Social Topics / Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance