Teen entrepreneur Sidney Keys III of Books N Bros spreads his love of literacy with this compilation reviewing his 44 inspiring books for black teen boys--from classic fiction to fantasy, graphic novels to history books. Empowering boys of color and advocating for African American literacy, Keys gives tips and ideas for how kids can advocate for reading right where they are now.
In Books N Bros
, Sidney Keys III shares the story of his mission to encourage reading among boys, advice for how other kids can do it too, and reviews of over 40 of the best books to empower boys of color--from classics to fantasy and more. After an introductory story about Sidney's journey to become an entrepreneur and literacy advocate, his book recommendations are divided into chapters on history; biographies; novels, short stories and poems; comics and graphic novels; superheroes and science fiction; family and community; and money and careers. Featured are some of the biggest names in children's literature, including Jason Reynolds, Nic Stone, Angie Thomas, Jerry Craft, Rita Williams Garcia, Kekla Magoon, Ty Allan Jackson, and others. Books N Bros
is the second in the Our Tomorrow
series, dedicated to inspiring, uplifting, and empowering the next generation of leaders. If you're searching for growth mindset books for kids, Books N Bros is part biography of an entrepreneurial teen, part anthology of book reviews, and 100% self-improvement guide Beautifully illustrated, the cover art and content will inspire generations of young men to come.
Paperback; 112 pages; 7.5 in W by 9.5 in H.
Sidney Keys III is a rising teen entrepreneur. At the young age of 10, he decided to take his love for reading to the next level and create Books N Bros, a book club to empower boys while advocating for African American literacy. Keys offers kids a place to be mentored by their "Big Bros" and connect over a shared love for reading and the "Cool Bros Read" mantra. He has made appearances on Cartoon Network, Good Morning America, Today with Hoda and Jenna, CNN, MARVEL Hero Project on Disney+, and in Oprah's O magazine and the Huffington Post. His mission is to advocate for African American literacy and to combat the stereotype that boys don't read as much as girls. Keys lives in Atlanta, GA.