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Anti-Racist Books for Kids and Families (an ACL list)
Created by ACL_ChelseyR | 25 items
One way to start the conversation about racism with your kids is by sharing a book together that talks frankly about race, prejudice, and inequality. These books below, written and illustrated by diverse creators, are great stories to use as a stepping stone to tough conversations about racism.
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Title Overview Format & Publisher Call Number
A Is for Activist A Is for Activist Board Book - 2013
Triangle Square Books, Seven Stories Press
JBB NAGARA,I
The Breaking News The Breaking News Picture Book - 2018
Roaring Brook Press
JPB REUL,S
Hands Up! Hands Up! Picture Book - 2019
Dial Books for Young Readers
JPB MCDANIEL,B
I Am Enough I Am Enough Picture Book - 2018
Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
JPB BYERS,G
Where Are You From? Where Are You From? Picture Book - 2019
Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
JPB MENDEZ,Y
The Proudest Blue The Proudest Blue
A Story of Hijab and Family
Picture Book - 2019
Little, Brown and Company
JPB MUHAMMAD,I
Don't Touch My Hair! Don't Touch My Hair! Picture Book - 2018
Little, Brown and Company
JPB MILLER,S
Something Happened in Our Town Something Happened in Our Town
A Child's Story About Racial Injustice
Picture Book - 2018
Magination Press
JPB CELANO,M
Intersection Allies Intersection Allies
We Make Room for All
Picture Book - 2019
Dottir Press
JPB JOHNSON,C
We March We March Picture Book - 2012
Roaring Brook Press
JPB EVANS,S
When We Were Alone When We Were Alone Picture Book - 2016
HighWater Press
JPB ROBERTSON,D
Separate Is Never Equal Separate Is Never Equal
Sylvia Mendez & Her Family's Fight for Desegregation
Book - 2014
Abrams Books for Young Readers
J379.263 TONATIUH
Ruth and the Green Book Ruth and the Green Book Picture Book - 2010
Carolrhoda Books
JPB RAMSEY,C
Sit-in Sit-in
How Four Friends Stood up by Sitting Down
Book - 2010
Little, Brown
J323.1196 PINKNEY
Let the Children March Let the Children March Picture Book - 2018
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
JPB CLARK-ROBINSON,M
Not My Idea Not My Idea
A Book About Whiteness
Book - 2018
Dottir Press
J305.8009 HIGGINBOTHAM
I Am Not A Number I Am Not A Number Book - 2016
Second Story Press
J DUPUIS,J
New Kid New Kid Graphic Novel - 2019
Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
JGN NEW
Blended Blended Book - 2018
Atheneum Books for Young Readers
J DRAPER,S
Ghost Boys Ghost Boys Book - 2018
Little, Brown and Company
J RHODES,J
A Good Kind of Trouble A Good Kind of Trouble Book - 2019
Balzer + Bray, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers
J RAMEE,L
Genesis Begins Again Genesis Begins Again Book - 2019
Atheneum Books For Young Readers, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing Division
J WILLIAMS,A
Let's Talk About Race Let's Talk About Race Book - 2005
HarperCollinsPublishers
J305.80097 LESTER
This Book Is Anti-racist This Book Is Anti-racist Book - 2020
Frances Lincoln Children's Books, an imprint of The Quarto Group
J305.8 JEWELL
Stamped Stamped
Racism, Antiracism, and You
Book - 2020
Little, Brown and Company
305.80097 REYNOLDS
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