Contagiously upbeat, joyful, and positive . . . C]herish this book. - Kirkus Reviews , STARRED REVIEW A necessary, uplifting volume that celebrates 'black girl magic' and 'black boy joy.' - Publishers Weekly M Is for Melanin is an empowering alphabet book that teaches kids their ABCs and celebrates Black children M is for Melanin shining in every inch of your skin. Every shade, every hue. All beautiful and unique. Each letter of the alphabet contains affirming, Black-positive messages, from A is for Afro, to F is for Fresh, to W is for Worthy. This book teaches children their ABCs while encouraging them to love the skin that they're in. Be bold. Be fearless. BE YOU.