Anti-Racism for Kids

Stamped (For Kids): Racism, Antiracism, and You Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780316167581
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - May 11th, 2021

THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

This chapter book edition of the groundbreaking #1 bestseller by luminaries Ibram X. Kendi and Jason Reynolds is an essential introduction to the history of racism and antiracism in America

 
RACE. Uh-oh.


The ABCs of Black History Cover Image
By Rio Cortez, Lauren Semmer (Illustrator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781523507498
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Published: Workman Publishing Company - December 8th, 2020

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

B is for Beautiful, Brave, and Bright!


Unspeakable: The Tulsa Race Massacre Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781541581203
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Published: Carolrhoda Books (R) - February 2nd, 2021

A must-have--Booklist (starred review)


Timelines from Black History: Leaders, Legends, Legacies Cover Image
By DK, Mireille Harper (Foreword by)
$19.99
ISBN: 9780744039092
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Published: DK Children - January 19th, 2021

Erased. Ignored. Hidden. Lost. Underappreciated. No longer. Delve into the unique, inspiring, and world-changing history of Black people. 


Have I Ever Told You Black Lives Matter Cover Image
By Shani King, Bobby C. Martin, Jr (Illustrator)
$17.95
ISBN: 9780884488897
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Published: Tilbury House Publishers - January 19th, 2021

Booklist Star

A tender and powerful affirmation that Black lives have always mattered.

Black lives matter. That message would be self-evident in a just world, but in this world and this America, all children need to hear it again and again, and not just to hear it but to feel and know it.


For Beautiful Black Boys Who Believe in a Better World Cover Image
By Michael W. Waters, Keisha Morris (Illustrator)
$18.00
ISBN: 9781947888081
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Published: Flyaway Books - September 22nd, 2020

Winner of the 2020 Goddard Riverside CBC Youth Book Prize for Social Justice

A Top Ten Selection of the 2021 In the Margins Book Awards

A Texas Institute of Letters 2021 Finalist for Best Picture Book

A 2021 RCC Wilbur Award Winner


The Highest Tribute: Thurgood Marshall’s Life, Leadership, and Legacy Cover Image
By Kekla Magoon, Laura Freeman (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062912510
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Published: Quill Tree Books - January 5th, 2021

A brilliant picture book biography about Thurgood Marshall, who fought for equality during the Civil Rights Movement and served as the first Black justice on the Supreme Court, from Coretta Scott King Honor winners Kekla Magoon and Laura Freeman.


What Is the Civil Rights Movement? (What Was?) Cover Image
By Sherri L. Smith, Who HQ, Tim Foley (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781524792305
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Published: Penguin Workshop - December 29th, 2020

Relive the moments when African Americans fought for equal rights, and made history.


Child of the Dream (A Memoir of 1963) Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781338282818
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Published: Scholastic Press - December 1st, 2020

An incredible memoir from Sharon Robinson about one of the most important years of the civil rights movement.

In January 1963, Sharon Robinson turns 13 the night before George Wallace declares on national television "segregation now, segregation tomorrow, segregation forever" in his inauguration speech as governor of Alabama.


Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Boy Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250801067
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - May 4th, 2021

Adapted from Emmanuel Acho's New York Times bestseller Uncomfortable Conversations with a Black Man, comes an essential young readers edition aimed at opening a dialogue about systemic racism with our youngest generation.


Standing on Her Shoulders Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781338358001
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Published: Orchard Books - February 2nd, 2021

A stunning love letter to the important women who shape us -- from our own mothers and grandmothers to the legends who paved the way for girls and women everywhere.

Standing on Her Shoulders is a celebration of the strong women who influence us -- from our mothers, sisters, aunts, and grandmothers to the women who fought for equality and acceptance in the United States.


Antiracist Baby Board Book Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780593110416
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Published: Kokila - June 16th, 2020

A #1 New York Times Bestseller!
Featured in its own episode in the Netflix original show Bookmarks: Celebrating Black Voices!
Featured on Good Morning America, NPR's Morning Edition, CBS This Morning, and more!


This Book Is Anti-Racist: 20 Lessons on How to Wake Up, Take Action, and Do The Work (Empower the Future #1) Cover Image
By Tiffany Jewell, Aurelia Durand (Illustrator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9780711245211
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Published: Frances Lincoln Children's Books - January 7th, 2020

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

Recommended by Oprah's Book Club, ESSENCE, We Need Diverse Books, ellentube, Brit + Co, PureWow, Teen Vogue, Time, New York, USA TODAY, and TODAY.com

Also available: This Book Is Anti-Racist Journal, a guided journal with more than 50 activities to support your anti-racism journey


Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: A Remix of the National Book Award-winning Stamped from the Beginning Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316453691
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 10th, 2020

The #1 New York Times bestseller and a USAToday bestseller!
A timely, crucial, and empowering exploration of racism--and antiracism--in America


This is NOT a history book.
This is a book about the here and now.
A book to help us better understand why we are where we are.
A book about race.


Something Happened in Our Town: A Child's Story about Racial Injustice Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781433828546
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Published: Magination Press - March 1st, 2018

The companion book, Something Happened in Our Park: Standing Together After Gun Violence, is coming in 2021. Preorder now.

A NEW YORK TIMES AND #1 INDIEBOUND BEST SELLER

#6 on American Library Association's Office of Intellectual Freedom's Top 10 Most Challenged Books of 2020

A Little Free Library Action Book Club Selection


This Is Your Time Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780593378526
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Published: Delacorte Press - November 10th, 2020

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Civil rights icon Ruby Bridges—who, at the age of six, was the first black child to integrate into an all-white elementary school in New Orleans—inspires readers and calls for action in this moving letter.


Let's Talk About Race Cover Image
By Julius Lester, Karen Barbour (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780064462266
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Published: HarperCollins - December 23rd, 2008

"This wonderful book should be a first choice for all collections and is strongly recommended as a springboard for discussions about differences.” —School Library Journal (starred review)


Woke: A Young Poet's Call to Justice Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250311207
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - March 10th, 2020

"This collection of poems by women of color covers topics relating to social justice, activism, discrimination and empathy, focusing on the need to speak out and inspiring middle-graders." -Vogue

Woke: A Young Poet's Guide to Justice
is a collection of poems to inspire kids to stay woke and become a new generation of activists.


The Talk: Conversations about Race, Love & Truth Cover Image
By Wade Hudson (Editor), Cheryl Willis Hudson (Editor)
$16.99
ISBN: 9780593121610
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Published: Crown Books for Young Readers - August 11th, 2020

Thirty diverse, award-winning authors and illustrators invite you into their homes to witness the conversations they have with their children about race in America today in this powerful call-to-action that invites all families to be anti-racists and advocates for change.


Speak Up Cover Image
By Miranda Paul, Ebony Glenn (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780358140962
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Published: Clarion Books - July 7th, 2020

When something really matters, one voice can make a difference. This spirited, vibrant picture book celebrates diversity and encourages kids to speak up, unite with others, and take action when they see something that needs to be fixed.

Join a diverse group of kids on a busy school day as they discover so many different ways to speak up and make their voices heard!


Not My Idea: A Book about Whiteness (Ordinary Terrible Things) Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781948340007
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Published: Dottir Press - September 4th, 2018

An honest explanation about how power and privilege factor into the lives of white children, at the expense of other groups, and how they can help seek justice. --THE NEW YORK TIMES

**A WHITE RAVEN 2019 SELECTION**

NAMED ONE OF SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL'S BEST BOOKS OF 2018


Intersectionallies: We Make Room for All Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781948340083
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Published: Dottir Press - July 23rd, 2019

ONE OF HUFFPOST'S RECOMMENDED "ANTI-RACIST BOOKS FOR KIDS AND TEENS"

FEATURED ON KEYS SOULCARE AS "5 STUNNING VISUAL BOOKS FOR ALL AGES"