“Contagiously upbeat, joyful, and positive . . . [C]herish this book.” –Kirkus Reviews, STARRED REVIEW
“A must-have for any library that is in need of books with positive representation for and about black children, as there is no other alphabet book quite like this one.” –School Library Journal, STARRED REVIEW
“A necessary, uplifting volume that celebrates ‘black girl magic’ and ‘black boy joy.'” –Publishers Weekly
M Is for Melanin is an empowering alphabet book that teaches kids their ABCs and celebrates Black children!
M is for Melanin
shining in every inch of your skin.
Every shade, every hue.
All beautiful and unique.
Each letter of the alphabet contains affirming, Black-positive messages, from A is for Afro, to F is for Fresh, to W is for Worthy. This book teaches children their ABCs while encouraging them to love the skin that they’re in.
Be bold. Be fearless. BE YOU.