Anti-Racist Books to Share with Students:

If you make wishlists for your school or classroom library, consider adding from these lists. We also encourage you to order/buy (when possible) from local independent bookstores: Bookshop: Buy books online. Support local bookstores.


A Diverse #SummerReading List For Kids : NPR Ed for ages 3-8



28 Great Black History Month Books for Kids for ages 4-14


31 Children's books to support conversations on race, racism and resistance for ages 4-12


Woke Read Alouds: Wings #WokeReadAlouds with @AkieaG: Just a beautiful example of how the books we choose to share as read alouds can be part of anti-racist work



5 Black Children's Authors and Illustrators You Should Know ages vary with author



Wee Read Diverse Books lots of great reading resources for classrooms and families



Antiracist Resources and Reads: Lists for All Ages from the Evanston Public Library

1000 Black Girl Books Resource Guide – GrassROOTS Community Foundation INCREDIBLE RESOURCE!! Has a filter which allows you to search by author, title and/or reading level.



28 Days Later features Black authors of picture books, middle grades, and young adult books


Girls of the Crescent :Rochester's very own students working to increase diversity in libraries and schools.



American Indians in Children's Literature (AICL): AICL's Best Books of 2018 this list will give you and your

students exposure to American Indian culture as more than just part of history. All ages.