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​Antiracism Books for Kids

Raising antiracist children means starting the conversation about race early and not stopping as they grow up. Here are some books to help along the way.

Black brother, black brotherBlack Brother, Black Brother

by Jewell Parker Rhodes

My hair is a garden

My Hair is a Garden
by Cozbi A. Cabrera

Separate is never equal : Sylvia Mendez & her family's fight for desegregationSeparate Is Never Equal

by Duncan Tonatiuh


by Oge Mora


by Sharon M. Draper

Stella by starlightStella by Starlight
by Sharon M. Draper

Esperanza risingEsperanza Rising

by Pam Muñoz Ryan

A good kind of troubleA Good Kind of Trouble
by Lisa Moore Ramée

by Junot Díaz

Front deskFront Desk

by Kelly Yang

The only black girls in townThe Only Black Girls in Town
by Brandy Colbert

New kidNew Kid

by Jerry Craft

One crazy summerOne Crazy Summer

by Rita Williams-Garcia

Gone crazy in AlabamaGone Crazy in Alabama
by Rita Williams-Garcia

P.S. Be elevenP.S. Be Eleven

by Rita Williams-Garcia

All are welcomeAll Are Welcome

by Alexandra Penfold

Dictionary for a better world : poems, quotes, and anecdotes from A to ZDictionary for a Better World

by Irene Latham

When we were aloneWhen We Were Alone

by David A. Robertson

We rise, we resist, we raise our voicesWe Rise, We Resist, We Raise Our Voices

by Wade Hudson & Cheryl Willis Hudson


by Eoin Colfer

Hidden figures : the untold true story of four African-American women who helped launch our nation into spaceHidden Figures: Young Readers' Edition

by Margot Lee Shetterly

This book is anti-racistThis Book is Anti-Racist
by Tiffany Jewell

Brown girl dreamingBrown Girl Dreaming
by Jacqueline Woodson

Harbor MeHarbor Me

by Jacqueline Woodson

Harlem's little blackbirdHarlem's Little Blackbird

by Renée Watson

The crossoverThe Crossover

by Kwame Alexander

by Kwame Alexander

The snowy dayThe Snowy Day

by Ezra Jack Keats

Schomburg : the man who built a librarySchomburg: The man who built a library

by Carole Boston Weatherford

Saving SavannahSaving Savannah

by Tonya Bolden

Rosa ParksRosa Parks

by Joan Stoltman

My year in the middleMy Year in the MIddle

by Lila Quintero Weaver

Princess HairPrincess Hair

by Sharee Miller

The legendary Miss Lena HorneThe Legendary Miss Lena Horne

by Carole Boston Weatherford

Ruth and the Green BookRuth and the Green Book

by Calvin Alexander Ramsey

Frederick DouglassFrederick Douglass
by Barbara Kramer

Hair loveHair Love

by Matthew A. Cherry

A is for activistA is for Activist

by Innosanto Nagara

Each kindnessEach Kindness

by Jacqueline Woodson

Black women who daredBlack Women Who Dared

by Naomi Moyer

Are You Being Racially Profiled?Are You Being Racially Profiled?
by Alexandra Hanson-Harding

Not my idea : a book about whitenessNot My Idea: A Book About Whiteness

by Anastasia Higginbotham

A ride to remember : a civil rights storyA Ride to Remember: A Civil Rights Story

by Sharon Langley and Amy Nathan

Woke : a young poet's call to justiceWoke: A Young Poet's Call to Justice

by Mahogany L. Browne

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