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Please, Baby, Please
by Spike Lee, Tonya Lewis Lee
Parents implore their toddler to behave nicely, but Baby has a mind of her own.
Ages: Toddler
Themes: Family, Multicultural, African American
Types: Read Aloud
Jazz Baby
by Lisa Wheeler
With a clap-clap-clap and a rat-tat-tat and Granny singing scat, Baby and family make some snappy jazz music.
Ages: Toddler, Preschooler
Themes: Family, Multicultural, Music, African American
Types: Read Aloud
Bruh Rabbit and the Tar Baby Girl
by Virginia Hamilton
Hamilton retells this familiar tale, using Gullah speech, in which wily Bruh Rabbit uses reverse psychology to outwit Bruh Fox who has set a trap for him with the help of a tar baby.
Ages: Preschooler, Kindergartner, First-grader, Second-grader, Third-grader
Themes: Family, Multicultural, Nature, African American
Types: Read Aloud
What a Wonderful World
by George David Weiss, Bob Thiele
A puppet show hosted by children illustrates the lyrics of the song made famous by Louis Armstrong, who is featured among the puppets.
Ages: Preschooler, Kindergartner, First-grader
Themes: Multicultural, Music, Nature, African American
Types: Read Aloud
The Chicken-Chasing Queen of Lamar County
by Janice N. Harrington
Self-proclaimed Chicken-Chasing Queen sets her eye on catching the plumpest, fastest hen in the flock, but has she met her match?
Ages: Preschooler, Kindergartner, First-grader, Second-grader
Themes: Family, Multicultural, African American
Types: Read Aloud
He's Got the Whole World in His Hands
by Kadir Nelson
Through this traditional spiritual, a young boy sees connections among nature, family and friends.
Ages: Kindergartner, First-grader
Themes: Art, Family, Friends, Music, Nature, African American
Types: Read Aloud
Aunt Flossie's Hats and Crab Cakes Later
by Elizabeth Fitzgerald Howard
Sara and Susan share tea, cookies, crab cakes, and stories about hats when they visit their favorite relative, Aunt Flossie.
Ages: Kindergartner, First-grader, Second-grader, Third-grader
Themes: Family, Feelings, Multicultural, African American
Types: Read Aloud, Read to Self
Goin' Someplace Special
by Patricia McKissak
Tricia Ann finds that there are many places she cannot go just because of the color of her skin in her segregated city. Then she finds one special, wonderful place, where all are welcome: the public library.
Ages: First-grader, Second-grader, Third-grader
Themes: Feelings, Multicultural, African American
Types: Read Aloud, Read to Self
Fishing Day
by Andrea Davis Pinkney
When Reenie and her mother go fishing, Reenie shares fishing tips with their poor white neighbors in this tale set in the Jim Crow South.
Ages: Kindergartner, First-grader, Second-grader, Third-grader
Themes: Family, Feelings, Friends, Multicultural, Nature, African American
Types: Read Aloud, Read to Self
A Pride of African Tales
by Donna L. Washington
This lavishly illustrated collection of stories offers great tales for reading aloud from the oral traditions of various African regions.
Ages: Second-grader, Third-grader
Themes: Family, Fantasy, Multicultural, Nature, African American
Types: Read Aloud

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