Be, Black Girl, Be

Coming Fall 2024

[Taylor Dark's'] BE BLACK GIRL BE, following a girl on a journey of envisioning endless possibilities for her life as she embraces love for herself and for what she could become despite the hurdles ahead, illustrated by Sharee Miller, to Tiara Kittrell at Balzer & Bray, for publication in winter 2024, by Mary Cummings at Great River Literary in association with Betsy Amster Literary Enterprises for the author, and by Monica Odom at Odom Media Management for the illustrator (world)

- Publishers Weekly

The Fluffy Adventures of Fromo: A Sticky Situation

Will be discontinued starting February 28th, 2022.

But, don't worry! This series will be re-released as a graphic novel!

Hair, Heroes, and Heroics! That’s what you get when you mix a super-genius, a hair care routine and a team of two: Fromo and her sidekick Coil. Jump into a wacky adventure with Fromo and friends as she battles her classroom rival and arch-nemesis Whiplash and her Goons. Finding clues at The Old Abandon Hair Factory, the heroes find themselves in a sticky situation as Whiplash’s plot is the slimiest one yet. But no worries, the team is on it as they fight for their school's freedom from this villain's slippery grasp. Fromo is a spunky, kick-butt hero with a jumbo hair puff and an even bigger punch! Her classmates know her as Monique, but she is so much more--a small super genius, with even bigger ideas. Jump into her fluffy and frotastic adventures as she fights crime, villains and hair shrinkage! This children's novel was written to promote natural hair and self-love for black and brown children worldwide.

The Fluffy Adventures of Fromo: The Halloween Haircut

Will be discontinued starting February 28th 2022.

But, don't worry! This series will be re-released as a graphic novel!

Superheroes are never scared—at least that's what our hero Fromo believes. Halloween is her least favorite holiday and for good reasons. Her biggest secret isn't her secret identity, but that she is a scaredy-cat. Ghost, zombies, and ghouls alike will send this hero running. But, will she be able to face her fears and save the day? Dive into this Halloween showdown as Fromo, and her pals return to save the school, save Halloween, and, most importantly fix Fromo's big mistake.

Wash Day

Will be discontinued starting February 28th 2022

Love your hair! Love the journey! Join Nina on her wacky Wash Day adventure as she teaches the little girls of today confidence and self-love, wearing her natural hair and loving the process.

Caged: A Poetic Collection of the African American Experience

Released 2017

Starting with the arrival of Africans on America’s shores, Caged explores the impact that slavery has had on the African American community. Darks addresses the idea that slavery never truly ended, and continues to thrive in different forms. While raising the question of modern day slavery, Darks expressing her thoughts and opinions on the psychological self and how the past and present external forces still affect the African American community today.