Something I’ve known for years is that reading is not only a great way to stimulate imagination, but also plants the seeds of possibility. Imagine the impact on a child’s imagination when the images they see in books look like them.
Now you don’t have to just imagine, you can assist in making it happen. Just Like Me! Book Box is a monthly subscription box, created for Black children (open to all) featuring books with characters who look like them.
In order to become something or go somewhere, we first need to believe and know it exists. Reading is one way to do that. I’m not going to get all statistic-y here, but from my own personal experience, reading has a way of transporting you to a different space or time without even having to leave the house. I also believe we should spark a love for reading and books with our kids at an early age. I surely wish Just Like Me! Book Box was around when my daughter was a little.
You should totally check out Just Like Me! Book Box to get or to gift… at
Currently Just Like Me! Book Box is doing a special, one off box for Black History Month, just in case you’re afraid to jump right in to subscriptions. Available while supplies last…