For the holiday season, #giftblackchildrenslit on Twitter highlights 30 days of contemporary Black children’s literature that make for great gifts! Books focus mostly on early elementary and middle school readers but also includes some young adult books; all ranging from prose, poetry, magical realism and more.

Day 1: June Peters, You Will Change the World One Day by Alika R. Turner (Ages 6-12)

Day 2: Benny Doesn’t Like to be Hugged by Zetta Elliott (Ages 4-8)

Day 3: Hey Black Child by Useni Eugene Perkins and Bryan Collier (Ages 4-8)

Day 4: I Am Alfonso Jones by Tony Medina (Ages 12 and up)

Day 5: Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut by Derrick Barnes (Ages 3-8)

Day 6: Nadia Knox and the Eye of Zinnia by Jessica McDougie (Ages 8-12)

Day 7: Baby Goes to Market by Atinuke (Ages 3-7)

Day 8: Patina by Jason Reynolds (Ages 10 and up)

Day 9: Max and the Tag-Along Moon by Floyd Cooper (Ages 3-7)

Day 10: Drum Dream Girl by Margarita Engle (Ages 4-7)

Day 11: Momma, Did You Hear the News? by Sanya Whittaker Gragg (Ages 5-10)

Day 12: Electric Arches by Eve Ewing (Ages 11 and up)

Day 13: A Piece of Black Cake for Santa by Yolanda T. Marshall (Ages 4-8)

Day 14: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas (Ages 13 and up)

Day 15: Tiny Stitches by Gwendolyn Hooks (Ages 7-12)

Day 16: Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History by Vashti Harrison (Ages 8 and up)

Day 17: The Adventures of Malik and Mya: My Words are SuperPowers by Porsha Hargrove (Ages 4-8)

Day 18: Riley Can Be Anything by Davina Hamilton (Ages 2-5)

Day 19: Jupiter Storm by Marti Dumas (Ages 8-12)

Day 20: Down by the River: Afro-Caribbean Rhymes, Games and Songs for Children by Grace Hallworth (Ages 2-6)

Day 21: Daddy There’s a Noise Outside by Kenneth Braswell (Ages 5-10)

Day 22: Shadowshaper by Daniel Jose Older (Ages 12 and up)

Day 23: Jaden Toussaint, the Greatest Episode 1: The Quest for Screen Time by Marti Dumas (Ages 4-10)

Day 24: Yo Soy Muslim: A Father’s Letter to His Daughter by Mark Gonzales (Ages 4-8)

Day 25: Color My Fro: A Natural Hair Coloring Book by Crystal Swain-Bates (All ages)

Day 26: Happy to be Nappy by bell hooks (Ages 3-6)

Day 27: I Don’t See Color by G. Todd Taylor (Ages 4-10)

Day 28: The House You Pass on the Way by Jacqueline Woodson (Ages 11 and up)

Day 29: Sasha Savvy Loves to Code by Sasha Ariel Alston (Ages 7-12)

Day 30: Radiant Child: The Story of Young Artist Jean-Michel Basquiat by Javaka Steptoe (Ages 5-10)

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