Lists and Suggestions for Kids
List: Anti-Racist Books for Grades 4-6
Also available in Overdrive, RB Digital, large print, and playaway. Fourteen-year-old twin basketbal... More
Count me in : a novel
Bajaj, Varsha, author.
Also available in Overdrive. Told from two viewpoints, sixth-graders Karina and Chris use social me... More
Craft, Jerry, author, illustrator.
Also available in Overdrive and Hoopla. Seventh grader Jordan Banks loves nothing more than drawing... More
Draper, Sharon M. (Sharon Mills), author.
Also available in Overdrive and playaway. Piano-prodigy Isabella, eleven, whose black father and wh... More
The Parker inheritance
Johnson, Varian, author.
Also available in Overdrive, Hoopla, RB Digital, and playaway. Twelve-year-old Candice Miller is sp... More
For black girls like me
Lockington, Mariama, author.
Available as playaway. Eleven-year-old Makeda dreams of meeting her African American mother, while ... More
Park, Linda Sue, author.
In Dakota Territory in the 1880s, half-Chinese Hanna and her white father face racism and resistanc... More
Reynolds, Jason, author.
Also available in Overdrive, Hoopla, RB Digital, and paperback. Aspiring to be the fastest sprinter... More
Black brother, black brother
Rhodes, Jewell Parker, author.
Also available in Overdrive. Suspended unjustly from elite Middlefield Prep, Donte Ellison studies ... More
Rhodes, Jewell Parker, author.
Also available in Overdrive and as a playaway. After seventh-grader Jerome is shot by a white polic... More
Operation frog effect
Scheerger, Sarah Lynn, 1975- author.
Ms. Graham's fifth-grade class wants to promote change in the world; but when eight of them ta... More
Just south of home
Strong, Karen, author.
Twelve-year-old Sarah, her Chicago cousin Janie, brainy brother Ellis, and his best friend, Jasper,... More
Roll of thunder, hear my cry
Taylor, Mildred D.
Also available in Overdrive, paperback, and large type. A black family living in Mississippi durin... More
My year in the middle
Weaver, Lila Quintero, author.
Available as playaway. It is 1970 in Red Grove, Alabama, and at Lu Olivera's school the white ... More
One crazy summer
Also available in Overdrive, Hoopla, RB Digital, as a paperback, and playaway . In the summer of 19... More
Love like sky
Youngblood, Leslie C., author.
Also available in Overdrive, Hoopla, and RB Dibgital. Eleven-year-old Georgie is still adjusting to... More
#IAmAWitness : confronting bullying
Rusick, Jessica, author.
Readers learn about the #IAmAWitness movement, from early research and attempts to stop bullying, C... More
The author introduces the concept of race as only one component in an individual's or nation... More
Black Lives Matter
Harris, Duchess, author.
What started as a hashtag in 2013 quickly grew into the Black Lives Matter movement. Black Lives Ma... More
We rise, we resist, we raise our voices
Hudson, Wade, editor.
Also available in Overdrive.. What do we tell our children when the world seems bleak, and prejudic... More
Let it shine : stories of Black women freedom fighters
Pinkney, Andrea Davis.
The lives of ten Black women activists are featured in an incredible story about courage in the face... More
You are mighty : a guide to changing the world
Paul, Caroline, author.
Being a good citizen means standing up for what's right-and here's just the way to start.... More
Follow Chester! : a college football team fights racism and makes history
Respress-Churchwell, Gloria, author.
Also available in Hoopla and as a wonderbook. A little known civil rights hero and college football ... More
Brown girl dreaming
Woodson, Jacqueline, author.
Also available in Overdrive and large print. Raised in South Carolina and New York, Woodson always ... More
Can I touch your hair? : poems of race, mistakes, and friendship
Latham, Irene, author.
Also available in Overdrive and Hoopla. Irene Latham, who is white, and Charles Waters, who is blac... More
Woke : a young poet
Browne, Mahogany L., author.
A collection of poems by women that reflects the joy and passion in the fight for social justice, t... More
Red scarf girl : a memoir of the Cultural Revolution
Also available in RB Digital. An outstanding student and much admired leader of her class, Ji-Li Jia... More
Hector : a boy, a protest, and the photograph that changed apartheid
On June 16, 1976, Hector Pieterson, an ordinary boy, lost his life after getting caught up in what ... More