Changing the Narrative

Young, Black & Lit is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization committed to increasing access  to children’s books that center, reflect, and affirm Black children by providing free books to youth in pre-K through 8th grade.

Books Distributed Since May 2018

Monthly Donations

Each month Young Black & Lit donates over 1500 children’s books to schools and youth-serving organizations across the country. 

Want FREE books?! Schools and youth-serving organizations can sign-up to join our donation waitlist by clicking the button below!


Young, Black & Lit consistently partners with community minded organizations to further its mission to increase access to children’s books.

Want to make an IMPACT?! If your organization is interested in partnering with Young, Black & Lit to sponsor a donation to a school, purchase curated book sets for the youth you serve, or host a virtual employee book drive, please complete our Partner Form by clicking the button below!

Ignite the Next Generation of Readers

Your gift will help bring more culturally relevant books to children across the country

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