BOOK REVIEW: When I Grow Up I Can Be Anything BY Jalysa Delyn King


When I Grow up I Can Be Anything provides great examples of Black Excellence throughout the book. It's a must have.


This title is genuinely a resource to introduce a fun-loving, vibrant little girl who imagines all of the things she can be when she is older. Readers will explore the importance of representation for young children and the joys of thinking big.


A list of sight words, vibrant diversity and authentic representation is felt within this book’s pages. The sky is the limit on our dreams— and this book beautifully captures this message.


Readers between the ages of 3-8 will definitely love this title. Gift this title to your child’s Media Specialist or add it to your classroom library.



I give this book a solid 5 out of 5.