Picture Book Biographies About Bold Black Women & Girls

From Colours of Us: 80 Picture Book Biographies About Bold Black Women & Girls

Women’s History Month is one of our favorite times of the year! We just love searching the internet up and down for multicultural children’s books about amazing women and girls.

You’ll be sure to find plenty of gems on this list of picture books biographies about bold Black women & girls!


Dream Big, Little One
by Vashti Harrison

Best Multicultural Picture Books of 2018: Dream Big, Little One

“Dream big, little one. / There’s so much you can do.”

From Mae Jemison to Bessie Coleman, Dream Big, Little One features 18 trailblazing Black women in American history. This board book edition of instant bestseller Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History is the perfect goodnight read to inspire big dreams. ~ Babies & Toddlers

Be Bold, Baby: Michelle Obama
by Alison Oliver

Be Bold, Baby: Michelle Obama encourages the youngest readers to be bold, brilliant and authentic. This vibrantly illustrated board book shows the former First Lady’s most motivational and powerful moments and quotes. Each book in the series ends with a mirror. ~ Babies & Toddlers

Ella: My First Ella Fitzgerald
by Isabel Sanchez Vegara

Best Multicultural Picture Books of 2019: Ella

With stylish and quirky illustrations, Ella introduces the youngest dreamers to the First Lady of Song, from her early singing days on the streets of Harlem to her success as a jazz legend. Part of the Little People, Big Dreams series, this board book version of the international bestseller Ella Fitzgerald~ Babies & Toddlers

More books about female artists: 40 Multicultural Children’s Books About Fabulous Female Artists

Related: 26 Multicultural Picture Books about Inspiring Women & Girls

Read on for the full list of 80 Picture Book Biographies About Bold Black Women & Girls on Colours of Us.


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