M is for Melanin

Tiffany Rose

Ages 3 to 6
29 October 2020
40 pages


Be bold. Be fearless. BE YOU.

M is for Melanin is an empowering alphabet book that teaches kids their ABC and celebrates black children. Each letter of the alphabet contains affirming, black-positive messages, from E is for Empowerment, to L is for Lead to W is for Worthy. This joyful book, written and illustrated by Tiffany Rose, teaches children their ABC and encourages all kids to love the skin they're in.

M is for Melanin

shining in every inch of your skin.
Every shade, every hue.
All beautiful and unique.

“Contagiously upbeat, joyful, and positive, this artistic alphabet book is also a series of affirmations for young black children, who will beg to read it again and again.”
“Rose’s A–Z affirmation of black children sings with inclusivity and zest . . . A necessary, uplifting volume that celebrates ‘black girl magic’ and ‘black boy joy’.”