February is Black History Month! Below are some terrific children’s books, movies, and television shows to celebrate the beauty of diversity. The illustrations are captivating, and the storylines are ones that your little ones will absolutely love.
More than ever, it is important for us to celebrate and discuss diversity. The media suggestions below can be the spark that inspires important family discussions around inclusion.
I AM ENOUGH by Grace Byers
FIREBIRD by Misty Copeland and Christopher Myers
HAIR LOVE by Matthew A. Cherry and Voshti Harrison
ESME & ROY
THE PRINCESS AND THE FROG
Jennifer Aline is a coffee addict, mama of twins, and a passionate freelance writer and author. She writes for Moms.com on a regular basis and has had articles in publications such as the NY Daily News, NY Post, and In Good Health Newspaper. Aline received her Bachelor’s Degree in Child and Family Studies from Keuka College and worked in the Human Services field before her two little girls entered her life. Aline now focuses primarily on writing, teaching aerial arts classes in the evenings, and caring for her twin daughters – all while continuously chugging coffee, of course.
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