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11 Books That Focus On Black Joy

We could all use a burst of joy right now. Sponsored by Amazon Books. Created by BuzzFeed Editors.

1. Grown: The Black Girls' Guide to Glowing Up by Melissa Cummings Quarry and Natalie A Carter

2. Hey You!: An Empowering Celebration of Growing Up Black by Dapo Adeola

3. Hair Love by Matthew A Cherry

4. The Secret Lives of Church Ladies by Deedha Philyaw

5. Get a Life, Chloe Brown by Talia Hibbert

6. Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi

7. She Raised Her Voice!: 50 Black Women Who Sang Their Way Into Music History by Jordannah Elizabeth and Briana Dengoue (Illustrations)

8. You Should See Me in a Crown by Leah Johnson

9. We Go High: How 30 Women of Color Achieved Greatness Against All Odds by Nicole Ellis, Illustrated by Natasha Cunningham

10. Fatherhood by Papa B by Bode Aboderin

11. It’s Not All Downhill from Here by Terry McMillan