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Antiracist Reading List

Stitch by Stitch
Schofield-Morrison, Connie
An awe-inspiring African American woman! A talented seamstress, born a slave, bought freedom for herself and her son.

Elizabeth Hobbs Keckley was born in 1818, enslaved to a Virginian plantation owner. As a teenager, Lizzy was sent to work as the only slave on a small plantation, where...

Item No. 9780823439638
$18.99
Tan to Tamarind: Poems About the Color Brown
Iyengar, Malathi Michelle

A poetry collection that explores the spectrum of beautiful shades of brown.

When you look in the mirror, what do you see? Tan, sienna, topaz, or tamarind? Poet Malathi Michelle Iyengar sees a whole spectrum of beautiful shades of brown. Swirls of henna decorate ocher hands and feet at an...

Item No. 9780892394128
$10.95
Teacher's March
Wallace, Rich
FOUR STARRED REVIEWS!
Booklist Editor's Choice
NCTE Orbis Pictus Honor Book
Bank Street College of Education Best Book of the Year
Notable Book for a Global Society

★ An alarmingly relevant book that mirrors current events. --Kirkus Reviews,...
Item No. 9781629794525
$18.99
Teaching For Black Lives
Teaching for Black Lives grows directly out of the movement for Black lives. We recognize that anti-Black racism constructs Black people, and Blackness generally, as not counting as human life. Throughout this book, we provide resources and demonstrate how teachers connect curriculum to young...
Item No. 9780942961041
$29.95
ABCs of Black History
Cortez, Rio
A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

B is for Beautiful, Brave, and Bright! And for a Book that takes a Bold journey through the alphabet of Black history and culture.

Letter by letter, The ABCs of Black History celebrates a story that spans continents and...

Item No. 9781523507498
$14.95
The Case for Loving: Fight for Interracial Marriage
Alko, Selina
I support the freedom to marry for all. That's what Loving, and loving, are all about. -- Mildred Loving, June 12, 2007

For most children these days it would come as a great shock to know that before 1967, they could not marry a person of a race different from their own. That was the year...
Item No. 9780545478533
$18.99
Dark Fantastic PB
Thomas, Ebony Elizabeth

Winner, 2022 Children's Literature Association Book Award, given by the Children's Literature Association

Winner, 2020 World Fantasy Awards

Winner, 2020 British Fantasy Awards, Nonfiction

Finalist, Creative Nonfiction IGNYTE Award, given by FIYACON for...

Item No. 9781479806072
$16.95
The Day You Begin
Woodson, Jacqueline
A #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!

Featured in its own episode in the Netflix original show Bookmarks: Celebrating Black Voices!

National Book Award winner Jacqueline Woodson and two-time Pura Belpré Illustrator Award winner Rafael López have teamed up to...

Item No. 9780399246531
$18.99
The Hate U Give
Thomas, Angie

8 starred reviews - Goodreads Choice Awards Best of the Best - William C. Morris Award Winner - National Book Award Longlist - Printz Honor Book - Coretta Scott King Honor Book - #1 New York Times Bestseller!

Absolutely...

Item No. 9780062498533
$18.99
The King of Kindergarten
Barnes, Derrick
A New York Times bestseller!

A confident little boy takes pride in his first day of kindergarten, by the Newbery Honor-winning author of Crown.

The morning sun blares through your window like a million brass trumpets.It sits and shines behind your head--...

Item No. 9781524740740
$17.99
The Middle Passage (New Edition)
Feelings, Tom
Alex Haley's Roots awakened many Americans to the cruelty of slavery. The Middle Passage focuses attention on the torturous journey which brought slaves from Africa to the Americas, allowing readers to bear witness to the sufferings of an entire people.
Item No. 9780525552444
$29.99
The Parker Inheritance
Johnson, Varian
A Boston Globe / Horn Book Honor winner * Four Starred Reviews * Over Ten Best-of-Year ListsPowerful.... Johnson writes about the long shadows of the past with such ambition that any reader with a taste for mystery will appreciate the puzzle Candice and Brandon must solve. -- The New York Times...
Item No. 9780545952781
$7.99
The Power Book
Songhurst, Hazel
With this inspiring and brightly illustrated guide to power, learn about the different types of power, what it means to have power, and what you can do with your own power to create positive change in the world, no matter who or how old you are.

What makes you the boss of me? What makes...

Item No. 9781782409274
$19.99
The Talk: Conversations about Race, Truth, and Love

Thirty diverse, award-winning authors and illustrators invite you into their homes to witness the conversations they have with their children about race in America today in this powerful call-to-action that invites all families to be anti-racists and advocates for change.

As...

Item No. 9780593121610
$16.99
These Hands (Board Book)
Price, Hope Lynne
These hands create. These hands can build. These hands can reach. Can stretch. Can teach.
Begging to be read aloud, this engaging, poetic board book is a wonderful tribute to the grace and power of hands, and is the perfect fit for our littlest readers.
Item No. 9781368050319
$7.99
Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Black Boy
Medina, Tony

The New York Times' 14 Antiracist Books for Kids and Teens

Arnold Adoff Poetry Awards 2020, Special Recognition

Cooperative Children's Book Center Choices 2019

Bank Street College of Eduction Best Children's Books 2019

Lee Bennett...

Item No. 9780998799940
$16.95
This Book is Anti-Racist - Autographed
Jewell, Tiffany
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Recommended by Oprah's Book Club, ESSENCE, We Need Diverse Books, ellentube, Brit + Co, PureWow, Teen Vogue, Time, New York, USA TODAY, and TODAY.com

Also available: This Book Is Anti-Racist Journal, a guided...

Item No. 9780711245211
$14.99
This Book is Anti-Racist Journal
Jewell, Tiffany
An official companion to the #1 New York Times bestseller, this guided journal contains more than 50 activities to support your anti-racism journey.

In This Book Is Anti-Racist, Tiffany Jewell and Aurélia Durand gave us an essential volume to understand anti-racism. Now,...

Item No. 9780711263031
$12.99
This is Your Time
Bridges, Ruby
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - CBC KIDS' BOOK CHOICE AWARD WINNER

Civil rights icon Ruby Bridges--who, at the age of six, was the first black child to integrate into an all-white elementary school in New Orleans--inspires readers and calls for action in this moving letter. Her...

Item No. 9780593378526
$15.99
This Promise of Change: One Girl's Story in the Fight for School Equality
Levy, Debbie

Recipient of a Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Honor
Winner of the 2019 Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for Nonfiction
2020 National Council for the Social Studies Carter G. Woodson Honor Recipient
A NYPL Top Ten of 2019

A Kirkus...

Item No. 9781681198521
$17.99
Tough Boy Sonatas
Crisler, Curtis
The darkness--and the goodness--in the lives of the young men of Gary, the armpit-city of Chicago, cries out in this poetry. The Chocolate City. Hell. The Land of Robbing Hoods. Gary, Indiana, has a number of names. It stands as a mother guarding her roach-like inhabitants, their crime, their greed...
Item No. 9781932425772
$19.95
Tough Boy Sonatas

The darkness--and the goodness--in the lives of the young men of Gary, the armpit-city of Chicago, cries out in this poetry. The Chocolate City. Hell. The Land of Robbing Hoods. Gary, Indiana, has a number of names. It stands as a mother guarding her roach-like inhabitants, their crime, their...

Item No. AUTOFLC4
$19.95
Unspeakable: The Tulsa Race Masssacre
Weatherford, Carole Boston

Winner of the Coretta Scott King Book Awards for Author and Illustrator

A Caldecott Honor Book

A Sibert Honor Book

Longlisted for the National Book Award

A Kirkus Prize Finalist

...
Item No. 9781541581203
$17.99
We Rise, We Resist, We Raise Our Voices
Fifty of the foremost diverse children's authors and illustrators--including Jason Reynolds, Jacqueline Woodson, and Kwame Alexander--share answers to the question, In this divisive world, what shall we tell our children? in this beautiful, full-color keepsake collection, published in...
Item No. 9780525580454
$10.99
We Rise, We Resist, We Raise Our Voices
Fifty of the foremost diverse children's authors and illustrators--including Jason Reynolds, Jacqueline Woodson, and Kwame Alexander--share answers to the question, In this divisive world, what shall we tell our children? in this beautiful, full-color keepsake collection, published in...
Item No. 9780525580423
$18.99