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OUR CURATED BOOK LIST

Year One

The following titles were selected based on personal recommendations from Black boys ages 4-8. These highly engaging middle grade and picture books significantly increase the amount of time boys read in participating barbershops.

WAY OF THE NINJA-BARBERSHOP BOOKS

WAY OF THE NINJA

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NOT NORMAN

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CHICKA CHICKA BOOM BOOM

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TRUCK

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HI! FLY GUY

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THE GINGERBREAD MAN

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HOW DO DINOSAURS GO TO SCHOOL?

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THOSE SHOES

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CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF MEATBALLS

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NO, DAVID!

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THE ADVENTURES OF CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS

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DIARY OF A WIMPY KID: RODRICK RULES

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DON'T LET THE PIGEON STAY UP LATE

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FIGHT THIS FIRE

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THE SNOWY DAY

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