Imagery is everything and oftentimes Black Father's get a bad rap. Let's change that narrative, take a look at our book list and celebrate the awesomeness of Black Fatherhood.
The Well Read Child Book Fairs was created to change the narrative one book at a time. Through our book fair initiatives, books are introduced to elementary-aged students with positive, uplifting, and motivating messages. These books relay messages of strength, beauty, determination, and highlights the uniqueness of people of color.
“All children deserve to see themselves positively represented in the books they read.” - Toni R. Settles
So without further ado, let's take a look at 4 books from The Well Read Child Book Fair that highlights black fatherhood.
1. Furqan's First Flat Top by Robert Liu-Trujillo
El Primer Corte de Mesita de Furqan's First Flat Top is a Spanish/English bilingual children's book written by father and talented artist Robert Liu-Trujillo.
Furqan is a 10 year old boy who wants to get his first high-top fade. Furqan and his father venture off to the barbershop for his first visit. This story highlights a boys first visit to the barbershop; as well as his tight-bond with his father who helps him navigate his first high-top fade experience.
Get your copy of The Well Read Child Book Fair bookstore here.
2. The Adventures of Kai and The Daddyman by Michelle Person
Who is Daddyman? Daddyman is a father who loves his children, he is always there and in the eyes of his daughter Kai, he is a superhero. The Adventures of Kai and The Daddyman, is the perfect book to add to your home library. Kai loves her daddy and wants the world to know how great he is!
Get a copy here.
3. Daddy and Me by T.L. Wynne
Daddy and Me is a book that is apart of the 'I am Me Books' collection. A collections of books that focuses on relationship building, individuality, and education. This book highlights the beautiful dynamic between a father and his daughter. Get your copy here.
4. Daddy's Day at the Park by T. L. Wynne
Daddy's Day at the Park is also apart of the 'I am Me Books' collection. A collections of books that focuses on relationship building, individuality, and education. This books follows Amiyah and her dad's day at the park. Oh what a joy it is to see black father's in a positive light! Get your copy here.