Books for Black Girls

Don’t You Know You are Beautiful Just the Way You Are! – G. A. Sealy

By at July 24, 2017 | 8:08 pm | 1 Comments

Afro Puffs and Ponytails is always searching for inspirational books for black girls and we are beginning to see more of what we want our girls to read and see! This book is short, sweet, and simply powerful.  Don't You Know You are Beautiful Just the Way You Are! by G.A. Sealy addresses some of the popular concerns of little black girls.  According to G. A. Sealy,"this

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Gifts for Young African American/Black Girls and Teen Girls

By at November 22, 2014 | 4:01 am | 14 Comments

This year, our list entails books and products by people who support Afro Puffs and Ponytails! Being that we have had the opportunity to check out a few goods and merchandise, we decided to re-vamp our  list of "Gifts for African American/ Black Girls".  The list includes items for young girls as well as teen girls, mothers, and grandmothers. To view books and

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The Adventures of Nurse Nicole – Nicole Brown

By at October 16, 2013 | 8:38 am | 0 Comment

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

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Graceful Gabby Finds Love in Blue – Crystal Marable

By at October 7, 2013 | 1:58 am | 1 Comments

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. 

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I Love You So Much… by Marianne Richmond

By at August 5, 2013 | 9:52 am | 0 Comment

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

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Friends: Making Them and Keeping Them – Patti Kelly Criswell (American Girl)

By at March 9, 2012 | 10:41 pm | 0 Comment

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

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I Like Myself – Karen Beaumont

By at March 4, 2011 | 2:03 am | 1 Comments

Afro Puffs and Ponytails, Inc Book Review Title: I Like Myself Author: Karen Beaumont Hardcover - 32 pages Ages 3-7 This short and simple book packs a powerful dose of confidence and self acceptance! A unique and sassy little African American girl along with her faithful little dog start off from the very beginning saying; "I like myself I'm glad I'm

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