My Beads and Me is a jubilant book about a girl and her love affair with her hair.
How it Started (2012): How it’s Going: As a connoisseur of children’s literature, I *feel* these statistics. It is incredibly difficult to find new books about Indigenous characters and Middle Eastern kids. I’m holding onto…Continue Reading
On March 16, an all-too-familiar tragedy struck in my hometown, Atlanta. Whenever there is a hate crime, especially one that ends lives, I feel broken. There are 8 people in my town who will not…Continue Reading
“Jambo” means “Hello”. Part of Jambo Books’ mission is to try to spark conversations that will help people make fresh connections with each other and think creatively about how we can live together in equity,…Continue Reading
I live in a pretty incredible town. Decatur, GA is a small city adjacent to Atlanta. It is just 4 square miles. Decatur has gone through many changes over the last twenty years. It’s a…Continue Reading
One of the books Jambo sent to 3-4 year olds in June was Over and Under the Pond, written by Kate Messner and illustrated by Christopher Silas Neal. Chris was kind enough to do an…Continue Reading