Ultimate 2018 Holiday Gift Guide From Black-Owned Businesses: Books

Ultimate 2018 Holiday Gift Guide From Black-Owned Businesses: Books

Ultimate 2018 Holiday Gift Guide From Black-Owned Businesses: Books

For Kids:


I’m a Brilliant Little Black Boy is targeted to African American children ages 6-11 years old.



I Am Unique 

I Am Unique is a book and global empowerment brand reaching children in the United States, Africa, United Kingdom, Philippines, and Australia.

Sasha Savvy Loves to Code

This book written by a teen author is to further the culture of science, technology, engineering, and math, while teaching some programming basics as well.


Harlem’s Little Blackbird 

This book tells the story of Florence Mills, a singer with a voice like a bird.

Fly High! The Story of Bessie Coleman

Bessie Coleman was the first African American to have a pilot’s license – she traveled all the way to France to earn her license after every American school refused to teach her.


Little Melba and Her Big Trombone

This book highlights Melba Liston; a child prodigy trombonist who played with everyone from Count Basie to Billie Holiday.


For Adults: 

Becoming Michelle Obama

Throughout the book, Obama shares insights of a life of pomp and circumstance as a first lady, yet one also filled with the everyday worries, anxieties, and self-doubts so many women who hold it down as mothers and working professionals face.


The E-Book Version:



Standing Our Ground


Part memoir, part history lesson, this is the story by newly-elected congresswoman Lucia McBath who became an activist after the murder of her son Jordan Davis.


An Extraordinary Life

Author Wendy Jones can’t exactly prove that her mother, Josephine Jones, was the first black woman manager at a Fortune 500 company, but she certainly makes a strong case for it in her book.

Getting to the Other Side of Victory

This autobiography is a story of hope and action to teach people how to hit the reset button, tap into their hidden strengths, and rebuild their lives after crisis and loss.


Rise and Grind 


In this collaboration, Daymond John looks at everyday routines of individuals including, Gary Vaynerchuk, Wendy Williams, Carlos Santana, and Catherine Zeta-Jones, who people consider to be winning and at the top of their fields.

Black Fortunes 

This book is an ode to the nation’s first-known, post-slavery titans, a few of whom reside in his own family tree, concentrates on six African Americans who escaped slavery and became millionaires.

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