NYTimes writer Christopher Meyers goes into depth on Children's literature: "Of children’s books published in just 93 were about black people, according to a study by the Cooperative Children’s Book Center at the University of Wisconsin.
this one sounds even easier to make: bubble snakes = easy quick craft. Cut the bottom off water bottle. Put old sock over bottom and duct tape. Add food coloring for fun. Dip end in dish soap mixed with a little water