Books for African American Girls

Gifts for Young African American/Black Girls and Teen Girls

By at November 22, 2014 | 4:01 am | 14 Comments

This year, our list entails books and products by people who support Afro Puffs and Ponytails! Being that we have had the opportunity to check out a few goods and merchandise, we decided to re-vamp our  list of "Gifts for African American/ Black Girls".  The list includes items for young girls as well as teen girls, mothers, and grandmothers. To view books and

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Big Hair, Don’t Care – Crystal Swain-Bates

By at July 23, 2014 | 3:13 am | 2 Comments

Name of Book - Big Hair, Don't Care Author - Crystal Swain Bates Pages- 30 Great for ages 3 - 7 years This is a book of a few words, but the illustrations are worth a thousand! Pretty, positive, and plain ole preciousness describes the feelings that came over me while reading this feel-good-about-my-big-hair book. It has been a long time coming for little

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Children are Like Cupcakes – Ansaba Gavor

By at September 23, 2013 | 11:14 pm | 1 Comments

Title: Children are Like Cupcakes Author: Ansaba Gavor Level: 2-5 years -20 Pages One of the workshops we like to host for our girls program is the pre-school Amazing Girls Book Club! We select themes that make it possible to do hands on activities for pre-school girls.  What better activity than to decorate cupcakes just the way you like them and then eat

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Friends: Making Them and Keeping Them – Patti Kelly Criswell (American Girl)

By at March 9, 2012 | 10:41 pm | 0 Comment

Title: Friends: Making Them and Keeping Them Author: American Girl - Patti Kelley Criswell Reading Level: 7 and up Paperback: 80 pages  This book gives simple yet good definitions of the word friends, and it has some pretty colorful pictures to go along with them. It shares examples of acceptable acts of friends and "trouble starters" that will put

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I Like Myself – Karen Beaumont

By at March 4, 2011 | 2:03 am | 1 Comments

Afro Puffs and Ponytails, Inc Book Review Title: I Like Myself Author: Karen Beaumont Hardcover - 32 pages Ages 3-7 This short and simple book packs a powerful dose of confidence and self acceptance! A unique and sassy little African American girl along with her faithful little dog start off from the very beginning saying; "I like myself I'm glad I'm

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Don’t Give It Away! A Workbook of Self-Awareness and Self-Affirmations…

By at January 21, 2011 | 3:23 am | 4 Comments

Title: Don't Give It Away! A Workbook of Self-Awareness and Self-Affirmations for Young Women Afro Puffs and Ponytails Book Review Author:Iyanla Vanzant Paperback: 128 pages This beautiful workbook is similar to a journal in that a young girl or a teen girl can write her feelings and thoughts in a well guided book of positive affirmations and encouraging

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Loving Me by Angelot Ndongmo – A Book for Young African American/Black Girls

By at December 7, 2010 | 11:07 pm | 2 Comments

Book Title: Loving Me Author:Angelot Ndongmo Reading Level: Ages 4-8 Paperback Book Review: In my opinion, the best way to help instill a great sense of pride and high self-esteem in our young black girls is to start early. That is exactly what this book does! Angelot Ndongmo's book, Loving Me, is her desire in action to start early with exposing girls in a

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