We’re committed to keeping you aware of books that are written by African American authors or contain a majority of African American characters.
Celebrating Diversity at ALA 2016:
- Celebrating Summer
- Whatcha Reading? (2013)
- Summer Reading List -PB, Early Readers (2012)
- Summer Reading List – Chapter Books, Middle Grade (2012)
- Summer Reading List – YA (2012)
28 Days Later Celebrations:
- 28 DAYS LATER – 2016
- 28 DAYS LATER – 2015
- 28 DAYS LATER – 2014
- 28 DAYS LATER – 2013
- 28 DAYS LATER – 2012
- 28 DAYS LATER – 2011
- 28 DAYS LATER – 2010
- 28 DAYS LATER – 2009
- 28 DAYS LATER – 2008
Publishers/Imprints Dedicated to Multi-Cultural Children’s Literature
*in alphabetical order
Award-winning literary fiction and non-fiction. Primarily picture books to middle grade.
Children’s Book Press (Lee & Low)
Multi-cultural books with a special emphasis on picture books and early readers. Focus includes African American, Latino, Asian American, Latino and Native American.
Multi-cultural popular fiction with books centering primarily on African American, Latino and Caucasian characters.
Jump At The Sun
Award-winning literary fiction and non-fiction ranging from picture books to young adult.
Just Us Books
Wide range of Afro-centric picture books, chapter books and some young adult.
Kimani Tru YA
Multi-cultural popular fiction, many of them series books, focused primarily on African American characters.
Lee & Low
Children’s books ranging from PB to Young Adult with a special focus on multi-cultural including African American, Latino, Asian, Native American, and Middle Eastern.