Antiracism Books for Kids

Here is a selection of books that could facilitate conversations with kids about racism in America--from picture books to fiction for all ages to non-fiction for young adults.  We carry all the titles, but not all are currently in stock.  You can order any now to be held for you.

Let's Talk About Race Cover Image
By Julius Lester, Karen Barbour (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780064462266
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Published: HarperCollins - December 23rd, 2008

Separate Is Never Equal: Sylvia Mendez and Her Family’s Fight for Desegregation Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781419710544
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - May 6th, 2014

We Rise, We Resist, We Raise Our Voices Cover Image
By Wade Hudson (Editor), Cheryl Willis Hudson (Editor)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780525580423
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Published: Crown Books for Young Readers - September 4th, 2018

Ghost Boys Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780316262262
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 10th, 2019

That Is My Dream!: A picture book of Langston Hughes's
By Langston Hughes, Daniel Miyares (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780399550171
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Published: Schwartz & Wade - October 3rd, 2017

All American Boys Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9781481463348
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - August 29th, 2017

Antiracist Baby Board Book Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780593110416
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Published: Kokila - June 16th, 2020

Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: A Remix of the National Book Award-winning Stamped from the Beginning Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316453691
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 10th, 2020

Brown Girl Dreaming Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780147515827
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Published: Puffin Books - October 11th, 2016

The Hate U Give Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062498533
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Published: Balzer + Bray - February 28th, 2017

I Believe I Can Cover Image
By Grace Byers, Keturah A. Bobo (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062667137
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Published: Balzer + Bray - March 3rd, 2020

Dear Martin Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781101939529
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Published: Ember - September 4th, 2018

Chains (The Seeds of America Trilogy) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9781416905868
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Published: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - January 5th, 2010

Ida B. Wells: Let the Truth Be Told Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780060544683
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Published: Amistad - January 27th, 2015

The Undefeated Cover Image
By Kwame Alexander, Kadir Nelson (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781328780966
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Published: Versify - April 2nd, 2019

Heart and Soul: The Story of America and African Americans Cover Image
By Kadir Nelson, Kadir Nelson (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9780061730795
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Published: Balzer + Bray - December 23rd, 2013

One Crazy Summer Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780060760908
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Published: Quill Tree Books - December 27th, 2011

New Kid Cover Image
By Jerry Craft, Jerry Craft (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780062691194
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Published: Quill Tree Books - February 5th, 2019

Something Happened in Our Town: A Child's Story about Racial Injustice Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781433828546
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Published: Magination Press - March 1st, 2018

We Are America: A Tribute from the Heart Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780060523107
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Published: HarperCollins - May 26th, 2015

Dream Country Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780735231689
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Published: Penguin Books - April 9th, 2019

I Am Enough Cover Image
By Grace Byers, Keturah A. Bobo (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062667120
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Published: Balzer + Bray - March 6th, 2018

Clayton Byrd Goes Underground Cover Image
$6.99
ISBN: 9780062215932
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Published: Quill Tree Books - May 8th, 2018

Infinite Hope: A Black Artist's Journey from World War II to Peace Cover Image
By Ashley Bryan, Ashley Bryan (Illustrator)
$21.99
ISBN: 9781534404908
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Published: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - October 15th, 2019

Hidden Figures: The True Story of Four Black Women and the Space Race Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062742469
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Published: HarperCollins - January 16th, 2018

Equality's Call: The Story of Voting Rights in America Cover Image
By Deborah Diesen, Magdalena Mora (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534439580
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Published: Beach Lane Books - February 18th, 2020

American Street Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780062473059
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Published: Balzer + Bray - May 1st, 2018

Not Quite Snow White Cover Image
By Ashley Franklin, Ebony Glenn (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062798602
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Published: HarperCollins - July 9th, 2019

Clean Getaway Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781984892973
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Published: Crown Books for Young Readers - January 7th, 2020

Trace Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780062698858
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Published: HarperCollins - April 14th, 2020

Strange Fruit, Volume I: Uncelebrated Narratives from Black History Cover Image
$23.95
ISBN: 9781938486296
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Published: Fulcrum Publishing - May 1st, 2014