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Featured by Oprah's Book Club on the Anti-Racist Books for Young Adults list curated by best-selling author Jacqueline Woodson
A USA TODAY Bestseller
Recommended by ESSENCE, We Need Diverse Books, ellentube, Brit + Co, PureWow, Teen Vogue, Time magazine, and New York magazine
“…a clear$19.99ISBN: 9781782409274Availability: On Our Shelves Now, Please Click Through for Each Location's StockPublished: Ivy Kids - October 1st, 2019With this inspiring and brightly illustrated guide to power, learn about the different types of power, what it means to have power, and what you can do with your own power to create positive change in the world, no matter who or how old you are.
What makes you the boss of me? What makes a king a king, or a queen a queen?$19.99ISBN: 9781534408999Availability: Not currently on our shelves, but available in 1-3 days.Published: Simon Pulse - August 14th, 2018
From Amy Reed, Ellen Hopkins, Amber Smith, Sandhya Menon, and more of your favorite YA authors comes an anthology of essays that explore the diverse experiences of injustice, empowerment, and growing up female in America.
This collection of twenty-one essays from major YA authors—including award-winning and bestselling writers—touches on a powerful range of topics related to gro$18.99ISBN: 9780525645818Availability: On Our Shelves Now, Please Click Through for Each Location's StockPublished: Crown Books for Young Readers - January 7th, 2020
Published in collaboration with the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, discover over fifty remarkable African American women whose unique skills and contributions paved the way for the next generation of young people. Perfect for fans of Rad Women Worldwide, Women in Science, and Girls Think of Everything.$23.99ISBN: 9781786031587Availability: On Our Shelves Now, Please Click Through for Each Location's StockPublished: Wide Eyed Editions - February 1st, 2018“...to be revisited again and again…The candy-colored pages and straightforward stories are hard to resist…” –The New York Times
“...diverse collection of iconic figures…vibrantly illustrated…beautifully crafted volume…” –Kirkus Reviews, Starred Review
“…exuberant$18.95ISBN: 9781948340083Availability: BackorderedPublished: Dottir Press - July 23rd, 2019
A] celebration of solidarity, allyship, and community...A welcoming resource for conversations about equality and social justice that shows readers how identities are made up of myriad influences.--PUBLISHERS WEEKLY$16.99ISBN: 9781433828546Availability: BackorderedPublished: Magination Press - March 1st, 2018
Something Happened in Our Town follows two families -- one White, one Black -- as they discuss a police shooting of a Black man in their community. The story aims to answer children's questions about such traumatic events, and to help children identify and counter racial injustice in their own lives.$18.95ISBN: 9781948340007Availability: BackorderedPublished: 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$17.99ISBN: 9780062839930Availability: BackorderedPublished: HarperCollins - June 4th, 2019
This resonant and award-winning picture book tells the story of one girl who constantly gets asked a simple question that doesn’t have a simple answer. A great conversation starter in the home or classroom—a book to share, in the spirit of I Am Enough by Grace Byers and Keturah A. Bobo.$18.95ISBN: 9781419710544Availability: On Our Shelves Now, Please Click Through for Each Location's StockPublished: Harry N. Abrams - May 6th, 2014$18.99ISBN: 9780399246531Availability: On Our Shelves Now, Please Click Through for Each Location's StockPublished: Nancy Paulsen Books - August 28th, 2018
Jacqueline Woodson is the 2018-2019 National Ambassador for Young People's Literature
A #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER!$17.99ISBN: 9781499809169Availability: On Our Shelves Now, Please Click Through for Each Location's StockPublished: little bee books - October 1st, 2019
"Contagiously upbeat, joyful, and positive . . .$18.99ISBN: 9781606840016Availability: On Our Shelves Now, Please Click Through for Each Location's StockPublished: Carolrhoda Books (R) - October 27th, 2009
When you look in a mirror, who do you see?
A boy? A girl?
A son? A daughter?
A runner? A dancer?
Whoever and whatever you see―just put out your fist and give yourself an I am BAM$17.99ISBN: 9781534425361Availability: On Our Shelves Now, Please Click Through for Each Location's StockPublished: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - October 15th, 2019
A New York Times bestseller!
Recipient of a Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Award
Recipient of an NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Children’s Literary Work
From Academy Award–winning actress Lupita Nyong’o comes a powerful, moving picture book about colorism, self-esteem, and learning that true beauty comes from within.$16.99ISBN: 9781984895578Availability: On Our Shelves Now, Please Click Through for Each Location's StockPublished: Doubleday Books for Young Readers - February 11th, 2020
Boys with natural black hair are celebrated in this bright, joyful read-together picture book that will have kids everywhere chanting the book's chorus: "I am born to be awesome!"
When the stars shine, the world is mine! I am born to be awesome! My hair is free, just like me! I am born to be awesome!$18.99ISBN: 9781416954613Availability: On Our Shelves Now, Please Click Through for Each Location's StockPublished: Little Simon Inspirations - July 8th, 2008
Tony Dungy's little brother, Linden, is a third grader who is having a bad day at school. Linden is the youngest of the Dungy family and the least motivated because he hasn't found "it." In a family where everyone seems to have found their special talent, all Linden knows is that he wants to make people happy.$17.99ISBN: 9781328780966Availability: On Our Shelves Now, Please Click Through for Each Location's StockPublished: Versify - April 2nd, 2019Winner of the 2020 Caldecott Medal
A 2020 Newbery Honor Book
Winner of the 2020 Coretta Scott King Illustrator Award
The Newbery Award-winning author of THE CROSSOVER pens an ode to black American triumph and tribulation, with art from a two-time Caldecott Honoree.
Originally performed for ESPN's The Undefeated, this poem is a love letter to black life$18.95ISBN: 9781572842243Availability: On Our Shelves Now, Please Click Through for Each Location's StockPublished: Agate Bolden - October 10th, 2017
Winner of the 2018 Kirkus Prize for Young Readers
A Newbery Honor Book
A Caldecott Honor Book
A Coretta Scott King Author Honor Book
A Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor Book
An Ezra Jack Keats New Writer Award Book
An Ezra Jack Keats New Illustrator Honor Book
A Society of Illustrators Gold Medal Book$18.99ISBN: 9781250311207Availability: BackorderedPublished: 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.$16.95ISBN: 9780884487975Availability: On Our Shelves Now, Please Click Through for Each Location's StockPublished: Tilbury House Publishers - January 7th, 2020
Kirkus Starred Review
PW Starred Review
School Library Journal Starred Review
"The definition of brown joy. THESE are the normalizations in stories that we need, unadulterated Black and Brown joy full of self-esteem and confidence..." the tiny activist$17.99ISBN: 9780525553366Availability: On Our Shelves Now, Please Click Through for Each Location's StockPublished: Kokila - May 14th, 2019
"I love that Hair Love is highlighting the relationship between a Black father and daughter. Matthew leads the ranks of new creatives who are telling unique stories of the Black experience. We need this."
- Jordan Peele, Actor & Filmmaker$17.99ISBN: 9780062798602Availability: On Our Shelves Now, Please Click Through for Each Location's StockPublished: HarperCollins - July 9th, 2019
A picture book for magical yet imperfect girls everywhere, written by debut author Ashley Franklin and perfect for fans of such titles as Matthew A. Cherry's Hair Love, Grace Byers's I Am Enough, and Lupita Nyong'o's Sulwe.$12.99ISBN: 9780062691194Availability: On Our Shelves Now, Please Click Through for Each Location's StockPublished: Quill Tree Books - February 5th, 2019
Winner of the Newbery Medal, Coretta Scott King Author Award, and Kirkus Prize for Young Readers’ Literature!$16.99ISBN: 9781984892973Availability: On Our Shelves Now, Please Click Through for Each Location's StockPublished: Crown Books for Young Readers - January 7th, 2020
From #1 New York Times bestselling author Nic Stone comes a timely middle-grade road-trip story through landmarks of the Civil Rights movement and the map they lay for contemporary race relations.
How to Go on an Unplanned Road Trip with Your Grandma:
Grab a Suitcase: Prepacked from the big spring break trip that got CANCELLED.$17.99ISBN: 9781481438285Availability: On Our Shelves Now, Please Click Through for Each Location's StockPublished: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - October 8th, 2019
A National Book Award Finalist!
Coretta Scott King Author Honor Book
An NPR Favorite Book of 2019
A New York Times Best Children’s Book of 2019
A Time Best Children’s Book of 2019
A Today Show Best Kids’ Book of 2019
A Washington Post Best Children’s Book of 2019
A School$7.99ISBN: 9781481450164Availability: On Our Shelves Now, Please Click Through for Each Location's StockPublished: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - August 29th, 2017
A National Book Award Finalist for Young People’s Literature.
Nominated as one of America’s best-loved novels by PBS’s The Great American Read.
Ghost wants to be the fastest sprinter on his elite middle school track team, but his past is slowing him down in this first electrifying novel of a brand-new series from Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe Award&$11.99ISBN: 9781481463348Availability: On Our Shelves Now, Please Click Through for Each Location's StockPublished: Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books - August 29th, 2017
A 2016 Coretta Scott King Author Honor book, and recipient of the Walter Dean Myers Award for Outstanding Children’s Literature.
In this New York Times bestselling novel, two teens—one black, one white—grapple with the repercussions of a single violent act that leaves their school, their community, and, ultimately, the country bitterly divided by racial tension.
$18.99ISBN: 9780062498533Availability: On Our Shelves Now, Please Click Through for Each Location's StockPublished: Balzer + Bray - February 28th, 2017
8 starred reviews ∙ Goodreads Choice Awards Best of the Best ∙ William C. Morris Award Winner ∙ National Book Award Longlist ∙ Printz Honor Book ∙ Coretta Scott King Honor Book ∙ #1 New York Times Bestseller!
"Absolutely riveting!" —Jason Reynolds$18.99ISBN: 9781338323481Availability: On Our Shelves Now, Please Click Through for Each Location's StockPublished: Scholastic Focus - January 7th, 2020A thrilling and incisive examination of the post-Reconstruction era struggle for and suppression of African American voting rights in the United States.
Following the Civil War, the Reconstruction era raised a new question to those in power in the US: Should African Americans, so many of them former slaves, be granted the right to vote?
$18.99ISBN: 9780316453691Availability: On Our Shelves Now, Please Click Through for Each Location's StockPublished: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 10th, 2020The #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.$8.99ISBN: 9780593110416Availability: BackorderedPublished: Kokila - June 16th, 2020
From the National Book Award-winning author of Stamped from the Beginning and How to Be an Antiracist comes a fresh new board book that empowers parents and children to uproot racism in our society and in ourselves.
Take your first steps with Antiracist Baby! Or rather, follow Antiracist Baby's nine easy steps for building a more equitable world.