Mango Huddle

Author: Miriam Komuhendo

Illustrator: Benjamin Buhamizo

Imagine the fun experience of bonding over mangoes!

This is an exciting story about 5 friends who learn the importance of working together as they surpass seemingly insurmountable odds and emerge victorious, to share in a mango feast. 

Children will see themselves in these lovable and relatable characters as they go on an unforgettable journey to discover the beauty of self-acceptance and learn that each one is unique for a reason.

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Double Blessings

Author: Shamion Allotey-Babington

In her debut book, Shamion takes us on a journey of the conception of her twin boys Mekhi and Mansa.She talks about praying for a baby each night and when she was blessed, her heart was filled with overflowing joy to know that it was not one but two bundles of joy. So within this book Shamion wants women out there to know that their blessings will soon arrive in abundance.

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Young Brother, You Got It!

Author: Jay Z. Little

A beautifully illustrated, reassuring children’s book to give Young Black Boys confidence, Good Values, and Positive Self Belief. This affirmational masterpiece gives kids a positive lens of what they can be TODAY and what they can achieve in life. Readers learn confidence, values, and the knowledge that they can accomplish anything without limitations. The author is a therapist, and utilized his own experience, and that of talented illustrator Max Rambaldi to offer kids wise lessons needed for a long, happy life. The kids see themselves in fun and engaging situations where they’re viewed as regular people and an indispensable parts of any group’s success. Young Brother, You Got It! is a fun and engaging read for all ages. It’s a positive bedtime story for parents, grand parents, and caretakers to read to children. The book is a fully illustrated story that makes a perfect adult/child reading session. It can lead to a highly beneficial discussion of a child’s importance and ability to grow to be a responsible, successful, well balanced individual. Above all, this project lets kids know they can’t be limited by false narratives or the failures of others.

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Faith A. Perkins, The Military Brat

Author: Faith & Neka Perkins

Faith dedicates this book to all the military brats, who have to endure the everyday struggles of military life as a kid. Those outside looking in sees the military full of opportunity but never see or experience the many obstacles faced firsthand. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
This book is about Faith’s life as a military “brat”. Her Dad, Lieutenant Travis Perkins, is a 22-year Active Duty Air Traffic Controller in the world’s finest United States Navy. For some, this is an awesome accomplishment but to Faith this means long military deployments, many absences away from her Dad, as well as, other family members, and feelings of sadness. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Through a conversation with her Mom, Faith hopes she can help all military brats feel they have rightfully and respectfully earned the title, Military Brat! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀