August 19, 2020

Black Lives Matter

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 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 (Young Adult Edition): A Story of Black Lives Matter and the Power to Change the World 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: Practical Activities to Help You Challenge Privilege, Confront Systemic Racism, and Engage in Collective Healing (The Social Justice ... 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