Amplify Black Voices in Picture Books
February 7, 2024

Picture Books on Audio That Celebrate Black Children and Families

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Each of these picture books on audio—written and narrated by Black authors and narrators—celebrate the beautiful, creative, and adventurous way children see the world. From lyrical listens like Amanda Gorman’s Something, Someday and Kevin Young’s Emile and the Field, to soothing bedtime tales like Mama’s Sleeping Scarf, to superpower-packed adventures like Derrick Barnes’ Like Lava In My Veins, these audiobooks are made for listening together with your little ones.

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