Black Stories Matter book list: age 5-8

Mother and daughter reading

Reading stories together can be a great way to learn about racism and equality. The books on this list will help you and your child explore race, identity, family and community.

Whose Toes are Those by Jabari Asim

Publisher: Little, Brown & Company

Age: 0-3

Fruits by Valerie Bloom

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

Age: 2-5

Baby Says by John Steptoe

Publisher: Harper Festival

Age: 0-2

So Much by Nathan Bryon

Publisher: Walker Books

Age: 3-5

Daddy Calls Me Man by Angela Johnson

Publisher: Scholastic Inc.

Age: 3-5

The Mega Magic Hair Swap by Rochelle Humes

Publisher: Studio Press

Age: 3-5