One Antiracist Action You Can Take Today: Read A Book

One Antiracist Action You Can Take Today: Read A Book

With so much in the news about legislators trying to pass laws to ban books in school, it really demonstrates just how powerful it is to see yourself and your community reflected in a book. Check out the below list of children’s books reflecting the diversity of the human experience and go read one to a child today.

Children’s Books
1. A Kid’s Book About Racism: Jelani Memory
2. The Season of Styx Malone: Kekla MaGoon
3. When Aidan Became a Brother: Kyle Lukoff
4. Julian is a Mermaid: Jessica Love
5. Rainbow Legend’s Alphabet: Beck Feiner
6. I Need You to Know… : The ABC’s of Black Girl Magic: Lora McClain-Muhammed
7. Two Moms are Better Than One: K.C Eckles
8. Who Are You: The Kid’s Guide to Gender Identity: Brook Pessin-Whedbee
9. When God Made You: Matthew Paul Turner
10. Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History: Vashti Harrison
11. Fry Bread: Kevin Noble Maillard

Middle Childhood Books (ages 7-13)
1. The Crossover: Kwame Alexander
2. Tight: Torrey Maldonado
3. The Magic Misfits: Neil Patrick Harris
4. Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy: Rey Terciero and Bre Indigo
5. A Sweet Smell of Roses: Angela Johnson
6. Woke: A Young Poet’s Call to Justice: Elizabeth Acevedo, Mahogany L. Browne, and Olivia Gatwood
7. President of the Whole Fifth Grade: Sherri Winston
8. The Proudest Blue: A Story of Hijab and Family: Ibtihaj Muhammad and S.K. Ali

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