Books for African American Girls
Title: Hair Dance! Author: Dinah Johnson & Kelly Johnson Level: Pre-school to 4th grade "Hair comes in all colors, textures and styles. Whether it is cut long or short, in braids or cornrows, or left natural, it plays a big part in who we are and how we feel about ourselves. Kelly Johnson's stunning photographs of girls wearing a range of hairstyles,
Name of Book: The Adventures of Nurse Nicole Author: Nicole Brown, MSN, RN Pages: 26 pages Reading Level: 3rd & 4th grade Let me elaborate on some super great points of fact regarding The Adventures of Nurse Nicole. The author is an African American mother of three children, a nurse educator, and a Veteran of the United States Army. Thank you so
Title: Graceful Gabby Finds Love in Blue Author: Crystal Marable Level: 6-8 years This book serves as a great tool for helping young girls develop character and for teaching them the importance of gratitude. Graceful Gabby, as she is called by her Grandmother, is disappointed because she is getting a new room that is blue instead of her favorite color pink.
Title: Children are Like Cupcakes Author: Ansaba Gavor Level: 2-5 years -20 Pages One of the workshops we like to host for our girls program is the pre-school Amazing Girls Book Club! We select themes that make it possible to do hands on activities for pre-school girls. What better activity than to decorate cupcakes just the way you like them and then eat
Title: I Love You So Much Author: Marianne Richmond Interest Level: 2-6 years Reading level: 6-9 years Have you ever had your precious one ask the question, “ What is love?” Usually it is in response to your endearing statement to them before bed, or when you drop them off to school. Parents today use the words I love you more often than not. As a
Title: Friends: Making Them and Keeping Them Author: American Girl - Patti Kelley Criswell Reading Level: 7 and up Paperback: 80 pages This book gives simple yet good definitions of the word friends, and it has some pretty colorful pictures to go along with them. It shares examples of acceptable acts of friends and "trouble starters" that will put
Title: Gracious Living for Young Ladies - A Self Improvement Guide Author: Liz Stover Paperback - 138 pages Ages 9-12 I am always looking for great books that will help educate and guide our young girls on a path of enlightenment and success. Like some of the other books I have reviewed, this book reminded me of things I have learned, and have forgotten!