Brown Boy Joy
Brown Boy Joy (2018) – paperback
(Also available in Spanish: Morenitos Alegres Somos)
Written by Thomishia Booker
Illustrated by Uzuir Designs
Trim size: 8.5″ x 8.5″
Recommended ages: 0 to 6
Brown Boy Joy is filled with positive affirmations for young boys while depicting them enjoying everything from gardening to outer space!
About the Author:
Thomishia Booker is CEO/ Owner of Hey Carter! Incorporated. She began writing her first series in 2016 called “Hey Carter! Children’s Book Series." She is passionate about diversity and inclusion in children’s entertainment. Her book Brown Boy Joy has been featured in Essence, NBC, and Netflix Family. Her book series focuses on building self confidence in pride among children 3-5 years old. She has set a clear vision to curate animated series filled with “Happy Black children loving their happy Black Lives!”
Earning a Masters in Social Work and Doctorate in Education Counseling Psychology she spent the early part of her career working in Early Childhood Mental Health. Her background serves as a foundation for writing books focused on building self-confidence and pride among children of color.
Hey Carter! Inc is increasing diversity in children's books, apparel, and entertainment. Children of color deserve to see a positive image of themselves in as many media sources as possible. Stories help unlock a child's imagination and diverse stories set their dreams free. Imagine only seeing the world through the eyes of people who look nothing like you? Repetition is key in developing a child's self confidence. Children need to hear affirmations frequently to thrive. Hey Carter! Incorporated supports you in speaking life into your child as you read to them.
Also in the series: King for a Day
Check out our MiJa Books read aloud of Brown Boy Joy!
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