As part of Black History Month, librarian and literacy activist Edith Campbell has asked non-Black members of the children’s literature community to recommend five to ten books written or illustrated by Black people.

When Edi invited me to suggest some titles, Eighth-Grade Superzero by Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich was one of the first that came to mind, and it was all I could do to stop at ten. I love her idea, and I can’t wait to see what other books get mentioned.

Have a look at the recommendations from Traci Sorell, Adib Khorram, and David Bowles!