Top 117 African-American Children’s Books for 2023
AALBC is curating a list of the best 100 Children’s books published in 2023. The books include board books, early reader, middle grade, and young adult titles (defintion of children book categories). Here is a printable list of all the books on this list. Here is a beautiful collage of the book covers. Read more about this list ▶
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If you feel strongly about uplifting children through books please read and share, “Ten Steps to Promote Diversity in Children’s Literature.” Also, be sure to check out The Brown Book Shelf a great source to discover children’s books and authors.
Keep in mind, no one list can possible include all the excellent books written by or about Black young people. Please feel free to share your favorites in the comments below.
Check out these other excellent sources for children’s books;
- Top 154 Recommended African-American Children’s Books Published Between 1972 and 2020
- The Coretta Scott King Outstanding Books for Children and Young Adults
- Board Books Celebrating Black Culture
- The Most Critically Acclaimed Children’s Books of the Year
- The Best African American Children’s Picture Books for 2020
- Bestselling Children’s Book Authors You’ll Love ♥
- Our Bestselling Children’s Books
- The Children’s Africana Book Award-Winning Books
- The John Newbery Medal for the Most Distinguished American Children’s Books
- Children’s Books by Target Age Group