1,000 Black Girl Books Resource Guide

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At age 10, Marley Dias felt there were not enough books with black girls as the main character. She felt there should be more books representing girls like her – not just as minor, supporting characters, but as the center of the story. And she was definitely not alone. Her idea has started the campaign #1000BlackGirlBooks, which with the help of immense support from the public, has helped identify and collect books in which black girls will be able to positively see themselves. Click here for a resource guide from Grassroots Community Foundation cataloging books for #1000BlackGirlBooks that can be sorted by reading level.