When my girls were born, I dove into girl-world. I bought every brown-skinned doll and piece of art I could find. I found clothing with brown girls included, and I stocked up on loads of books featuring Black girl protagonists. When my son was born, I was equally as driven to find dolls, art, clothing, and books that reflected his brown skin.
Here is a list of some (and I do mean SOME; our book collection is...um, extensive) of our favorite books for young Black boys.