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.

Free at Last: A Juneteenth Poem By Sojourner Kincaid Rolle, Alex Bostic (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781454943747
Availability: Usually Arrives in 2-10 Days
Published: Union Square Kids - May 24th, 2022

The 1619 Project: Born on the Water By Nikole Hannah-Jones, Renée Watson, Nikkolas Smith (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593307359
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Kokila - November 16th, 2021

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

All of Us By Kathryn Erskine, Alexandra Boiger (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kathryn Erskine, Alexandra Boiger (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780593204696
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Published: Philomel Books - May 18th, 2021

Eyes That Kiss in the Corners By Joanna Ho, Dung Ho (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Joanna Ho, Dung Ho (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780062915627
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Published: HarperCollins - January 5th, 2021

Black and White: The Confrontation between Reverend Fred L. Shuttlesworth and Eugene Bull Connor By Larry Dane Brimner Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781590787663
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Calkins Creek - November 1st, 2011

Black Is a Rainbow Color By Angela Joy, Ekua Holmes (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Angela Joy, Ekua Holmes (Illustrator)
$18.99
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 By Irene Latham, Charles Waters, Sean Qualls (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781512404425
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Carolrhoda Books (R) - January 1st, 2018

The Day You Begin By Jacqueline Woodson, Rafael López (Illustrator) 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 By Deborah Diesen, Magdalena Mora (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Deborah Diesen, Magdalena Mora (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534439580
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Beach Lane Books - February 18th, 2020

Fred Korematsu Speaks Up By Laura Atkins, Stan Yogi, Yutaka Houlette (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781597143684
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Published: Heyday Books - January 30th, 2017

We're Different, We're the Same (Sesame Street) By Bobbi Kates, Joe Mathieu (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Bobbi Kates, Joe Mathieu (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781524770563
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - September 19th, 2017

Hair Love By Matthew A. Cherry, Vashti Harrison (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525553366
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Published: Kokila - May 14th, 2019

Dreamers By Yuyi Morales Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823440559
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Published: Neal Porter Books - September 4th, 2018

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

I Am Enough By Grace Byers, Keturah A. Bobo (Illustrator) 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 By Tania Duprey Stehlik, Vanja Vuleta Jovanovic (Illustrator) Cover Image
$10.95
ISBN: 9781772601312
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Published: Second Story Press - April 14th, 2020

I See the Promised Land By Arthur Flowers, Manu Chitrakar (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Arthur Flowers, Manu Chitrakar (Illustrator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781554983285
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Groundwood Books - January 5th, 2013

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

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

Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History (Vashti Harrison) By 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 By John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, Nate Powell (Illustrator) 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 By John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, Nate Powell (Illustrator) 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 By John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, Nate Powell (Illustrator) Cover Image
By John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, Nate Powell (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781603094023
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Top Shelf Productions - August 2nd, 2016

Racism and Intolerance By Louise Spilsbury, Hanane Kai (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Louise Spilsbury, Hanane Kai (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781438050225
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Sourcebooks Explore - February 1st, 2018

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

Separate Is Never Equal: Sylvia Mendez and Her Family's Fight for Desegregation By Duncan Tonatiuh Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781419710544
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - May 6th, 2014

Sing a Song: How Lift Every Voice and Sing Inspired Generations By Kelly Starling Lyons, Keith Mallett (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525516095
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Nancy Paulsen Books - August 6th, 2019

The Sneetches and Other Stories (Classic Seuss) By Dr. 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 By Gary D. Schmidt, Daniel Minter (Illustrator) 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 By Marianne Celano, Marietta Collins, Ann Hazzard 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) By Mildred Pitts Walter Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781496825834
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Published: University Press of Mississippi - November 27th, 2019

Spirit of Chicano Park - a 5 book award winner, including a Tomas Rivera Book Award 2021: El espíritu del parque Chicano By Beatrice Zamora, Meza Maira (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Beatrice Zamora, Meza Maira (Illustrator)
$16.49
ISBN: 9780981695037
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
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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 By Jason Reynolds, Ibram X. Kendi Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780316453691
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 10th, 2020

They Called Us Enemy By George Takei, Justin Eisinger, Steven Scott, Harmony Becker (Illustrator) Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781603094504
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Top Shelf Productions - July 16th, 2019

We Are Water Protectors By Carole Lindstrom, Michaela Goade (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Carole Lindstrom, Michaela Goade (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250203557
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Roaring Brook Press - March 17th, 2020

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

A Voice Named Aretha By Katheryn Russell-Brown, Laura Freeman (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781681198507
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Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - January 7th, 2020

Wishtree By Katherine Applegate Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250043221
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Feiwel & Friends - September 26th, 2017