chicago public library's "best of the best"
Picture Books & Books for Younger Readers
Books for Older Readers
diverse book titles
local business shoutout!
Young, Black & Lit is a Chicago-based non-profit working to increase access to children’s books that center, reflect, and affirm the experiences of Black children. The organization partners with schools in Cook County to distribute books to children in kindergarten through third grade with free books. They also run an online bookshop that is stocked with excellent titles!