Lists and Suggestions for Kids

List: Anti-Racist Books for Grades 2-3

Muhammad, Ibtihaj.

Also available in Overdrive. Faizah relates how she feels on the first day her sister, sixth-grader ... More

Ada, Alma Flor.

Third grader María Isabel, born in Puerto Rico and now living in the U.S., wants badly to fit in a... More

Cheng, Andrea.

Also available as an e-book through Overdrive and Hoopla. Follows a young Chinese American girl, as ... More

Grimes, Nikki.

Also available as an e-book and e-audio through Overdrive and an e-audio through Hoopla. Spunky thir... More

Stoudemire, Amar

Between sports, school, and working for his father, eleven-year-old Amar'e's life is full... More

Nelson, Vaunda Micheaux.

Also available as an e-book through Hoopla. A young girl recounts the reasons why her great-grandmot... More

Johnson, Chelsea.

A handy book about intersectionality that depicts the nuances of identity and embraces difference a... More

Roberts, Jillian.

Also available as an e-audio through Hoopla. Gives a comprehensive introduction to the topic of prej... More

Spilsbury, Louise.

In Racism and Intolerance, children can get answers to questions like: "What does it mean to b... More

Lester, Julius.

The author introduces the concept of race as only one component in an individual's or nation&#... More

Rhuday-Perkovich, Olugbemisola.

Presents the life of Clara Luper, an African-American teacher and local civil rights leader who tau... More

Clark-Robinson, Monica.

Also available as an e-book and e-audio through Overdrive and Hoopla. 1963, Birmingham, Alabama. Aft... More

Diesen, Deborah.

A powerful look at the evolution of voting rights in the United States, from our nation's foun... More

Alexander, Kwame.

Also available as an e-book through Overdrive. "The Newbery Award-winning author of The Crosso... More

Browne, Mahogany L.

Much of what twenty-first century culture tells black girls is not pretty: Don't wear this; do... More

Browne, Mahogany L.

A collection of poems by women that reflects the joy and passion in the fight for social justice, t... More

Gragg, Sanya Whittaker.

Ten year old Avery is in a panic over the shooting of another unarmed black man. His parents decide... More

Celano, Marianne.

Also available as an e-audio through Hoopla. After discussing the police shooting of a local Black ... More