BLACK LIVES MATTER. Browse this list of books for all ages both fiction and non-fiction selected to celebrate black children, facilitate discussions about race, honor black history, and fight against systemic racism. Just click the cover with a direct link to our website for more information and easy online ordering. Please note that books that are not yet published are marked with release dates.
Hey Black Child by Useni Eugene Perkins illustrated by Bryan Collier
Brown Sugar Babies by Charles R. Smith Jr.
Antiracist Baby by Ibram X. Kendi illustrated by Ashley Lukashevsky
Sulwe by Lupita Nyong’o illustrated by Vashti Harrison
A Place Inside of Me: A Poem to Heal the Heart by Zetta Elliott illustrated by Noa Denmon
Let’s Talk About Race by Julius Lester illustrated by Karen Barbour
The Colors of Us by Karen Katz
M is for Melanin by Tiffany Rose
My People by Langston Hughes photographs by Charles R. Smith Jr.
The Undefeated by Kwame Alexander illustrated by Kadir Nelson
The People Could Fly: American Black Folktales told by Virginia Hamilton illustrated by Leo and Diane Dillon
A Child’s Introduction to African American History: The Experience, People, and Events that Shaped Our Country by Jabari Asim illustrated by Lynn Gaines
Heart and Soul: The Story of America and African Americans by Kadir Nelson
The Fierce 44: Black Americans Who Shook Up the World by Robert Ball
The Talk: Conversations about Race, Love, & Truth edited by Wade Hudson & Cheryl Willis Hudson
This Book is Anti-Racist: 20 Lessons on How to Wake Up, Take Action, and Do the Work by Tiffany Jewell illustrated by Aurelia Durand
Dark Sky Rising: Reconstruction and the Dawn of Jim Crow by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Tonya Bolden
Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You by Jason Reynolds and Ibram X. Kendi
When They Call You a Terrorist: A Story of Black Lives Matter and the Power to Change the World (Young Readers Edition) by Patrissa Khan-Cullors and Asha Bandele RELEASES September 22nd
Black Enough: Stories of Being Young & Black in America edited by Ibi Zoboi
Glory: Magical Visions of Black Beauty by Kahran and Regis Bethencourt RELEASES OCTOBER 20th
The Racial Healing Handbook by Anneliese A. Singh
Caste: The Origins of Our Discontent by Isabel Wilkerson
Begin Again: James Baldwin’s America and Its Urgent Lessons for Our Own by Eddie S. Glaude Jr.
The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin
Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race by Reni Eddo-Lodge
So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo
Between the World and Me by Ta-nehisi Coates
The Color of Law by Richard Rothstein
How to Be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi