Books about Racism

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Picture Books

J pb Cabrera My Hair is a Garden

J pb Cherry Hair Love

J pb De La Pena Last Stop on Market Street

J pb Diaz Island Born

J pb Gragg Momma, Did You Hear the News?

J pb Hoffman Amazing Grace

J pb Ramsey Ruth and the Green Book

J pb Ringgold Tar Beach

J pb Woodson The Day You Begin

J pb Woodson The Other Side



J 303.4 We We Rise, We Resist, We Raise Our Voices

J 305 Ogden Equality and Diversity

J 305.8 Jewell This Book is Anti-Racist

J 305. 8 Lacey Dealing with: Racism

J 305.3889 Harrison Little Legends: exceptional men in black history

J 305.8009 Lester Let’s Talk About Race

J 323.1196 Pinkney Sit-In: how four friends stood up by sitting down

J 323.2296 Braun The Civil Rights Movement

J 305.8009 Higginbottom Not My Idea: A Book About Whiteness

J 379.263 Tonatiuh Separate is Never Equal

J 811.54 13 Ways of Looking at a Black Boy

J 920.7208 Harrison Little Leaders: bold women in black history

JB Hamer Voice of Freedom: Fannie Lou Hamer, spirit of the


Civil Rights Movement

JB Johnson Counting on Katherine

JB Lewis Preaching to the Chickens: The story of young John Lewis

JB Schomburg Schomburg: The man who built a library

JB Mills Harlem’s Little Black Bird

JB Parks If A Bus Could Talk

JB Sotomayer Sonia Sotomayer: A Judge Grows in the Bronx

JB Thorpe Unstoppable: how Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle

Indian School defeated Army

JB X Malcolm Little: The boy who grew up to be

Malcolm X



J Curtis The Watsons Go To Birmingham

J Levine The Lions of Little Rock

J Rhodes Black Brother, Black Brother

J Rhodes Ghost Boys

J Williams Garcia One Crazy Summer

J Wright Crow

JBig Tuck As Fast As Words Could Fly

J gn New Kid