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What books do you recommend for children under 10 years old to help shape a more diverse and accepting world, and also grow positive self esteem?

It would be great to see an African American children's corner as we need to galvanize more young readers. It has been said that readers are leaders.

Thank you Author Brenda M. Tillman, Happy! Happy! Happy! bmichellepoet.wix.com/bmichellespeaks 

This is not a shameless plug. I am really concerned about our children. Email me at bmichellepoet@gmail.com to received a copy published in a local magazine. 

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Hi Brenda there are so many resources available nowadays I can't even begin to cover them all.  


I've greatly expanded out coverage of children's books.  You can find many good books for children on our bestsellers lists,  Here, for example, is our bestselling books for all of 2016: https://aalbc.com/books/bestsellers-by-year.php?year=2016&genre=Children%26rsquo%3Bs I also produce a list every two months.  Here is the most recent list for Jul/Aug: https://aalbc.com/books/bestsellers.php?newperiodname=July/August - 2017&genre=Children%26rsquo%3Bs


I also have a curated list of more than 126 important books for children.  The lists covers books going back over 50 years.  It is one of the most popular sections of the website: https://aalbc.com/books/children.php


Happy Happy Happy by Brenda TillmanAs far as other sites,  have you check out The Brown Bookshelf? It is a wonderful site covering all areas of children's literature: https://aalbc.com/booksites/index.php?store_name=The Brown Bookshelf I frequently reference it myself.


Just Us Book is a publishing company that has been doing great this for decades.  You can find many of the books they have published here: https://aalbc.com/authors/imprint.php?imprint=Just+Us+Books 


There are childrens book events going on all over the country. The African American Children’s Book Fair is almost 30 years old and is a great event: https://aalbc.com/events/index.php?st=Pennsylvania#African+American+Children%26rsquo%3Bs+Book+Fair


Our course there are indie authors like you, Brenda M. Tillman, doing their thing and making an impact.


I could go on and on. It is actually a great time for Black children’s literature :)   There is a lot happening all we need are more folks to share the good news!

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