J.D. the Kid Barber Series by J. Dillard
The illustrated chapter books are about an 8 year old barber from Mississippi.
Follow J.D. as he provides fun stories and life lessons. With each book his 💈 skills takes him towards bigger opportunities and new adventures.
This series is good for beginners chapter book and reluctant readers.
Pair this book with others about youth entrepreneurship like:
-Entrepreneurship: create your own business with 25 projects by Alex Kahan
-Diversity in Business by Cathleen Small
-Earning Money by Mari Schuh
This series can show young boys and men to grow their gifts, like the recent story of Cameron Tucker, a 16 year old Detroit barber who went from cutting hair his high school bathroom to an apprenticeship with one of the top barbers in Detroit.
This Capstone Publication series centers a Black male teacher who guides his students as they deal with handling everyday predicaments in the classroom.
For K-2 readers, these books provide a mirror and window experience with a teacher of color utilizing social emotional learning skills.
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