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Anti-Racism Books for Kids

Delve into the subject of anti-racism with this list of books for children. Request a title and pick it up at a location near you!

  1. Black Brother, Black Brother by Jewell Parker Rhodes
  2. Blended  by Sharon M. Draper
  3. For Black Girls Like Me by Mariama J. Lockington
  4. From the Desk of Zoe Washington by Janae Marks
  5. Genesis Begins Again by Alicia D. Williams
  6. A Good Kind of Trouble by Lisa Moore Ramée
  7. Lifting as We Climb: Black Women’s Battle for the Ballot Box by Evette Dionne
  8. Memphis, Martin, and the Mountaintop: the Sanitation Strike of 1968 by Alice Faye Duncan
  9. Hair Love by Matthew A. Cherry
  10. Got Next by Daria Peoples-Riley
  11. Saturday by Oge Mora
  12. Sulwe by Lupita Nyong’o
  13. Thank You, Omu! by Oge Mora
  14. The Undefeated by Kwame Alexander
  15. What Is Given from the Heart by Patricia C. McKissack
  16. Who Will You Be? by Andrea Pippins
  17. You Matter by Christian Robinson
  18. Tar Beach by Faith Ringgold
  19. The Bell Rang by James E. Ransome
  20. Don’t Touch My Hair! by Sharee Miller
  21. Juneteenth for Mazie by Floyd Cooper
  22. The Season of Styx Malone by Kekla Magoon
  23. Meet Miss Fancy by Irene Latham
  24. Some Places More Than Other by Renée Watson
  25. Clean Getaway by Nic Stone
  26. Camo Girl by Kekla Magoon
  27. Unbound: a Novel in Verse by Ann E. Burg
  28. Desmond and the Very Mean Word: a Story of Forgiveness by Desmond Tutu and Douglas Carlton Abrams
  29. The Day You Begin by Jacqueline Woodson
  30. I Walk With Vanessa by Kerascoët
  31. A Good Kind of Trouble by Lisa Moore Ramée
  32. Crossing the Farak River by Michelle Aung Thin
  33. Amina’s Voice by Hena Khan
  34. Freedom Over Me: Eleven Slaves, Their Lives and Dreams Brought to Life by Ashley Bryan
  35. Be Who You Are by Todd Parr
  36. In Your Hands by Carole Boston Weatherford
  37. Where Are You From? by Yamile Saied Méndez
  38. New Kid by Jerry Craft
  39. Just a Drop of Water by Kerry O’Malley Cerra
  40. It All Comes Down to This by Karen English
  41. The Journey of Little Charlie by Christopher Paul Curtis
  42. I Am Not a Number by Jenny Kay Dupuis and Kathy Kacer
  43. Lizzie Demands a Seat! : Elizabeth Jennings Fights for Streetcar Rights by Beth Anderson
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