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Black Girl, Black Girl: A Celebration of Black Futures

ISBN: 9781643437583
Binding: Hardcover
Author: Crown Shepherd
Illustrator: Jacinda Aytch
Pages: 32
Trim: 9.5 x 8 inches
Published: 4/19/2022

Affirming their right to a future, this empowering children’s book changes the narrative on how little black girls view themselves and their futures.

In a world that often imposes limitations on young black girls, Black Girl, Black Girl dares to challenge the narrative and empower them with a new perspective on their potential. This captivating children's book breaks free from stereotypes, affirming the right of black girls to dream big and aspire to greatness.

Black Girl, Black Girl, what do you see?

I see a president looking at me. She is powerful just like me.

Black Girl, Black Girl cultivates a generation of young black readers who see their potential reflected in the pages of their books, and who are taught that black girls can have it all.

This black girl affirmation book for kids features:  

  • A repetitive mantra that strengthens children’s reading skills
  • A positive self-image that fosters reading confidence.
  • Conversations about the limitless futures that black girls.
  • And, a pave way to a more inclusive and equitable world.

Through its rhythmic and melodic mantra, Black Girl, Black Girl encourages little black girls to envision a future where their dreams know no bounds. From surgeons to engineers, presidents to all-star athletes, the book showcases 11 obtainable futures, inspiring young readers to believe that they can be anything they want to be.

Embrace the power of imagination, representation, and limitless potential. Start the conversation about black futures today with Black Girl, Black Girl.


Crown Shepherd is an emerging fiction, picture book, and comic book writer. Her writing is a result of her surroundings and upbringing. She has always been deeply rooted in literature and writing, but it wasn't until she found more writers that look like her that her writing soared. Those writers allowed her to dream and create by her own standards, and from a point of view of a Black protagonist. As someone from an under-represented community, Crown knows what it means to have representation feed your creativity. The stories she wants to share are aimed at giving a voice to the voiceless.

Shepherd is the owner of Liberate Your Bookshelf, a mobile bookstore that specializes in diverse books from independent authors. Shepherd is also the author of the What do you see? series (Black Boy, Black Boy & Black Girl, Black Girl) and Crown Comics. Shepherd has dedicated her life to closing the illiteracy rate within the Black community. Shepherd believes if you can read, you can learn, if you can learn, you can grow, and if you can grow, you can be anything!

Jacinda Aytch is an illustrator and graphic designer from Farmville, North Carolina who's doodled and sketched since she could remember. Since her graduation from Barton College with a degree in graphic design, she has spent her days writing and illustrating her own comic series while working with various talented creatives. She finds that the best stories come from the author's understanding that the readers want to be able to see themselves in the characters and that the best characters have their own flaws.