Racism and Discrimination

These are books in our collection which may be useful in helping children and parents talk about racism and discrimination.You can also see our collection of diversity titles here and we also have peace-themed picture books. To find currently popular adult books on this subject, click here.

A Boy Like You Cover Image
By Frank Murphy, Kayla Harren (Illustrator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781534110465
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Published: Sleeping Bear Press - July 15th, 2019

Black and White: The Confrontation between Reverend Fred L. Shuttlesworth and Eugene Bull Connor Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781590787663
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Published: Calkins Creek - November 1st, 2011

Black Is a Rainbow Color Cover Image
By Angela Joy, Ekua Holmes (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781626726314
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - January 14th, 2020

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Can I Touch Your Hair?: Poems of Race, Mistakes, and Friendship Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781512404425
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Published: Carolrhoda Books (R) - January 1st, 2018

The Day You Begin Cover Image
By Jacqueline Woodson, Rafael López (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780399246531
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - August 28th, 2018

Equality's Call: The Story of Voting Rights in America Cover Image
By Deborah Diesen, Magdalena Mora (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534439580
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Published: Beach Lane Books - February 18th, 2020

Fred Korematsu Speaks Up Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781597143684
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Published: Heyday Books - January 30th, 2017

Hair Love Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525553366
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Published: Kokila - May 14th, 2019

Henry's Freedom Box Cover Image
By Ellen Levine, Kadir Nelson (Illustrator), Kadir Nelson (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780439777339
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Published: Scholastic Press - January 1st, 2007

Hidden Figures Young Readers' Edition Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780062662378
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Published: HarperCollins - November 29th, 2016

I Am Enough Cover Image
By Grace Byers, Keturah A. Bobo (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062667120
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Published: Balzer + Bray - March 6th, 2018

I Am Violet Cover Image
$10.95
ISBN: 9781772601312
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Published: Second Story Press - April 14th, 2020

I See the Promised Land: A Life of Martin Luther King Jr. Cover Image
By Arthur Flowers, Manu Chitrakar (Illustrator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781554983285
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Published: Groundwood Books - January 1st, 2013

It's Trevor Noah: Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood (Adapted for Young Readers) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780525582199
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Published: Yearling - April 7th, 2020

Let's Talk About Race Cover Image
By Julius Lester, Karen Barbour (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780064462266
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Published: HarperCollins - December 23rd, 2008

Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History (Vashti Harrison) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316475112
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - December 5th, 2017

March: Book One Cover Image
By John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, Nate Powell (Illustrator)
$14.95
ISBN: 9781603093002
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Published: Top Shelf Productions - August 13th, 2013

March: Book Two Cover Image
By John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, Nate Powell (Illustrator)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781603094009
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Published: Top Shelf Productions - January 20th, 2015

March: Book Three Cover Image
By John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, Nate Powell (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781603094023
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Published: Top Shelf Productions - August 2nd, 2016

Racism and Intolerance (Children in Our World) Cover Image
By Louise A. Spilsbury, Hanane Kai (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781438050225
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Published: B.E.S. - February 1st, 2018

Say Something: 10th Anniversary Edition Cover Image
By Peggy Moss, Lea Lyon (Illustrator)
$9.95
ISBN: 9780884483601
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Published: Tilbury House Publishers - October 22nd, 2013

Separate Is Never Equal: Sylvia Mendez and Her Family’s Fight for Desegregation Cover Image
$18.95
ISBN: 9781419710544
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - May 6th, 2014

Sing a Song: How Lift Every Voice and Sing Inspired Generations Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525516095
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Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - August 6th, 2019

The Sneetches and Other Stories (Classic Seuss) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780394800899
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers -

So Tall Within: Sojourner Truth's Long Walk Toward Freedom Cover Image
By Gary D. Schmidt, Daniel Minter (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781626728721
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - September 25th, 2018

Something Happened in Our Town: A Child's Story about Racial Injustice Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781433828546
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Published: Magination Press - March 1st, 2018

Something Inside So Strong: Life in Pursuit of Choice, Courage, and Change (Willie Morris Books in Memoir and Biography) Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781496825834
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Published: University Press of Mississippi - November 27th, 2019

The Spirit of Chicano Park: El espíritu del parque Chicano Cover Image
By Beatrice Zamora, Meza Maira (Illustrator)
$16.49
ISBN: 9780981695037
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Published: Tolteca Press - April 20th, 2020

Stamped: Racism, Antiracism, and You: A Remix of the National Book Award-winning Stamped from the Beginning Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316453691
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 10th, 2020

They Called Us Enemy Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781603094504
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Published: Top Shelf Productions - July 16th, 2019

Thurgood Cover Image
By Jonah Winter, Bryan Collier (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781524765330
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Published: Schwartz & Wade - September 3rd, 2019

A Voice Named Aretha Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781681198507
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Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - January 7th, 2020

Wishtree Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250043221
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - September 26th, 2017