Girls Like Me Read…

Here are a few resources we find invaluable and culturally relevant to Girls Like Me , ranging from research to “empower-tainment.” This list will be updated as frequently as possible. If you have a title you would like to recommend, please email


The Skin I’m In by Sharon G. Flake

Don’t Give It Away! A Workbook of Self-Awareness and Self Affirmations for Young Women -Iyanla Vanzant

When Chickenheads Come Home to Roost by Joan Morgan

Between Good and Ghetto by  Nikki Jones (Rutgers University Press)

Teaching Black Girls: Resiliency in Urban Classrooms by Dr. Venus Evans-Winters

Letters to a Young Sister: Define Your Destiny by Hill Harper

Champions Break Chains by Dr. Chandra Gill

Sister Citizen: Shame, Stereotypes, and Black Women

Silver Sparrow by Tayari Jones

I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou

No Disrespect by Sista Souljah

Getting A Greater Understanding (G.A.G.U) by Cora Coleman-Dunham

Queen Bees and Wannabes by Rosalind Wiseman


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