Books & Reading Lists

“Any Book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him” – Maya Angelou

We have partnered with multicultural bookseller ‘Book Love’ to offer you access to a range of resources to engage and excite the minds of Black and culturally-aware readers of all ages.
Book Love has a huge selection of ethnically diverse books available to purchase online here
Alternatively you can make an appointment ( or Whatsapp +447957 482 775) to pop into their South East London-based warehouse for a chance to browse at your leisure, where you will also receive a wealth of knowledge and personal recommendations appropriate to your needs.
Also referred to as the ‘Travelling Book Carnival’ you will find them at regular locations throughout the southeast. Check their website or social media for dates and locations.
All fully-registered ACEN members receive an exclusive 10% discount. (see post-registration email for discount code)
Book Love also provides books direct to all libraries so do get in touch with them if you are interested in broadening your range of offerings at school or other similar organisations.
Current curriculum-aware book lists recommended by Book Love can be found here