The J. Kevarlo List

Top Black Main Character Books

Here’s our list of top books with Black main characters!

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Babies and Little Kids

A Snowy Day

Ada Twist, Scientist

Ana Hibiscus

Beautiful, Wonderful, Strong Little Me

Brown Boy What Can You Be

Bubble Kisses

Cendrillon: A Caribbean Cinderella

Charlie and Charlotte’s Lemonade Stand

Chloe’s Curls

Chocolate Me

Dad, Who Will I Be?

Dancing in the Wings

Dream Big Little One

Emily’s Curly, Coily, Cotton Candy Hair

Full, Full, Full of Love

Future Engineer (Future Baby)

Girl of Mine

Grace Goes To Washington

Hair Like Mine

Hair Love


I Am – Positive Affirmations for Brown Girls

I Love My Hair Cut

Imagination Like Mine

Johnathan and His Mommy

Kindness Rocks

King of Kindergarten

Little Leaders, Bold Women in Black History

Little Legends, Exceptional Men in Black History

Mary Had A Little Glam

More Than A Princess

Peekaboo Morning

Please Baby, Please

Please Puppy, Please

Princess Cupcake Jones

Princess Truly Set

Skin Like Mine

Sugarplum Ballerinas Set


Ten, Nine, Eight

Welcome to the Party

When God Made You

Whose Toes Are Those?

Welcome to the Party

Word Collector

Big Kids

All Because You Matter

Dancing in the Wings

Gaither Sisters Trilogy Box

Her Stories

Jaden Toussaint

I Am Enough

I Am Every Good Thing

I Can Do Hard Things

I Can Write the World

I Love My Hair

Mirror, Mirror, Who Am I?

Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters

No. 1 Car Spotter Goes to School

Son, You Are A King

The Last Mirror on the Left

The Last Day of Summer

The People Could Fly

The Sweetest Sound

This is The Rope: The Story of the Great Migration

Preteens and Teens

31 Affirmations for African-American Boys


Blue Tights

Brown Girl Dreaming

Clubhouse Mysteries Collection

Darkness Before Dawn

I Am Every Good Thing

Many Thousand Gone

Miracle’s Boys

One Crazy Summer

Sophie Washington Box Set

Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt

Red at the Bone

The Planet of Junior Brown

The STEAM Chasers

Who Owns the Ice House


Category Pending

Be You

Every Little Thing

Girls Hold Up the World

I Am So Brave

I Like Myself

Jabari Jummps

Peter’s Chair

Queen of the Scene


Say Something

Whose Knees Are These

Woke Baby

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