Black Boy, Black Boy
Black Boy, Black Boy, what do you see?
I see a bright future ahead of me!
This 36-page classic picture book empowers little black boys to look into their future and see themselves as that future. Every child is uplifted to dream big and challenged to see the potential within themselves.
This book taps into the magic of this mantra’s simple positive message: black boys can be a doctor, a judge, the president . . . anything they want to be!
Each page depicts a boy looking into the future, seeing his grown-up self, and admiring the greatness reflected back at him. This book is created to teach Black boys there are no barriers–if you can dream it, you can be it!
This book is for Black boys, so they see themselves as the heroes of the story.
This book is for Black boys, so the repetitive patterns help them learn to read.
This book is for Black boys, so it will become a subconscious mantra-the thing you say to kids become what they think. And Black boys can be anything.
I want my book to change in the world—I want to encourage little black boys like my nephews to read! Reading is the most fundamental tool that people have. If you can read, you can learn! If you can learn, you can grow. If you grow, you can be anything!