Lists and Suggestions for Kids

List: Anti-Racist Picture Books

Nagara, Innosanto.

Also available in Hoopla. A is for Activist is an ABC board book written and illustrated for the nex... More

Byers, Grace.

Also available as an e-audio through Hoopla. Shares a story of loving who you are, respecting others... More

Cabrera, Cozbi A.

Also, available as an e-book through Hoopla. After being teased yet again about her unruly hair, Ma... More

Cherry, Matthew A.

Also available in Overdrive and as an e-audio through Hoopla. A little girl's daddy steps in t... More

de la Peña, Matt.

Also available in English and Spanish as an e-book through OverDrive/Libby. Illustrations and easy-... More

Diggs, Taye.

Also available as an e-audio through Hoopla. Told in rhyming text, Mike is a mixed-race boy, comple... More

Doyon, Samara Cole.

Also available in Hoopla. Joyful young narrators celebrate feeling at home in one's own skin. ... More

Evans, Kristina.

In a rhythmically-written conversation between parent and child, Mama lists her son's many goo... More

Manushkin, Fran.

Bouquets of babies sweet to hold: cocoa-brown, cinnamon, and honey gold. Ginger-colored babies, pea... More

McDaniel, Breanna J.

A young girl lifts her hands up in a series of everyday moments before finally raising her hands in... More

Muhammad, Ibtihaj.

Faizah relates how she feels on the first day her sister, sixth-grader Asiya, wears a hijab to scho... More

Myers, Walter Dean.

Also available in Hoopla and as a kit. Jeremy sets out to discover all of the different "people... More

Nyong'o, Lupita.

Also available as e-book through OverDrive/Libby. When five-year-old Sulwe's classmates make f... More

Penfold, Alexandra.

Illustrations and simple, rhyming text introduce a school where diversity is celebrated and songs, ... More

Pinkney, Sandra L.

Photographs and poetic text celebrate the beauty and diversity of African American children. ... More

Reul, Sarah Lynne.

When devastating news rattles a young girl's community, her normally attentive parents and nei... More

Rose, Tiffany.

Each letter of the alphabet contains affirming, Black-positive messages, from A is for Afro, to F i... More

Saeed, Aisha.

Bilal and his father invite his friends to help make his favorite dish, daal, then all must wait pa... More

Weatherford, Carole Boston

A prayer from mother to son that he will always be in safe hands. ... More

Woodson, Jacqueline.

Also available as an e-book and e-audio through OverDrive/Libby. Other students laugh when Rigob... More

Morales, Yuyi.

Also available as a DVD, an e-book and e-audio through OverDrive/Libby, and an e-audio and movie th... More

Higginbotham, Anastasia.

Also available in Hoopla. A white child sees a TV news report of a white police officer shooting an... More

Perkins, Useni Eugene.

Also available as a VOX book. A lyrical, empowering poem that celebrates black children and seeks t... More