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 By Julius Lester, Karen Barbour (Illustrator) 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 By Duncan Tonatiuh Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781419710544
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - May 6th, 2014

We Rise, We Resist, We Raise Our Voices By Wade Hudson (Editor), Cheryl Willis Hudson (Editor) 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 By Jewell Parker Rhodes 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: Anne Schwartz Books - October 3rd, 2017

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

Antiracist Baby Board Book By Ibram X. Kendi, Ashley Lukashevsky (Illustrator) 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 By Jason Reynolds, Ibram X. Kendi Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316453691
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 10th, 2020

Brown Girl Dreaming By Jacqueline Woodson Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780147515827
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - October 11th, 2016

The Hate U Give By Angie Thomas, Amandla Stenberg (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Angie Thomas, Amandla Stenberg (Foreword by)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062498533
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Published: Balzer + Bray - February 28th, 2017

I Believe I Can By Grace Byers, Keturah A. Bobo (Illustrator) 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 By Nic Stone Cover Image
$9.99
ISBN: 9781101939529
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Published: Ember - September 4th, 2018

Chains (The Seeds of America Trilogy) By Laurie Halse Anderson 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 By Walter Dean Myers, Bonnie Christensen (Illustrator) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780060544683
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Published: Amistad Books for Young Readers - January 27th, 2015

The Undefeated By Kwame Alexander, Kadir Nelson (Illustrator) 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 By Kadir Nelson, Kadir Nelson (Illustrator) 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 By Rita Williams-Garcia Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780060760908
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Published: Quill Tree Books - December 27th, 2011

New Kid By Jerry Craft, Jerry Craft (Illustrator) 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 By Marianne Celano, Marietta Collins, Ann Hazzard Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781433828546
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Published: Magination Press - March 1st, 2018

We Are America: A Tribute from the Heart By Walter Dean Myers, Christopher Myers (Illustrator) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780060523107
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Published: HarperCollins - May 26th, 2015

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

I Am Enough By Grace Byers, Keturah A. Bobo (Illustrator) 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 By Rita Williams-Garcia, Frank Morrison (Illustrator) 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 By Ashley Bryan, Ashley Bryan (Illustrator) 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 By Margot Lee Shetterly, Laura Freeman (Illustrator) 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 By Deborah Diesen, Magdalena Mora (Illustrator) 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 By Ibi Zoboi Cover Image
$11.99
ISBN: 9780062473059
Availability: Backordered
Published: Balzer + Bray - May 1st, 2018

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

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

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

Strange Fruit, Volume I: Uncelebrated Narratives from Black History By Joel Christian Gill Cover Image
$23.95
ISBN: 9781938486296
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Published: Chicago Review Press - Fulcrum - May 1st, 2014