Of all the memoirs, picture books and novels about nature experiences only a few feature African Americans as protagonists. This article published in The Atlanticexplores the lack of diversity in nature writing in more detail.
Here you can browse our selection of children's & adult books featuring black protagonists and/or by black authors and illustrators from the US and abroad. Titles with the hashtag #OWNVOICES in the description feature black characters and are also written or illustrated by black authors or illustrators.
In honor of Black History Month 2020, all books in this category will be 25% off during the month of February. Apply the code BHM25 at checkout to receive the discount.