Early Elementary | Elementary | YA/AdultHere is a list of children's books and other resources about hair. Feedback on this list and suggestions for additional titles are welcome. Titles on SocialJusticeBooks.org are linked to Powells.com (independent, union bookstore) and/or Bookshop (indie bookstore platform). Titles with reviews are noted with an asterisk (*).
Learn more from a workshop Teaching for Change offered at the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC): Hair Representation in Children’s Literature.
Support The Crown Act, a law that prohibits race-based hair discrimination and corrects racial injustices by making hair discrimination illegal. Add your name here: Support The Crown Act.
Watch a short video of three individuals sharing their stories: Lush Presents: Naturally
Black hair is art. It’s deeply connected to our ancestors, to our culture, to our history.